GW Unfiltered

GW Unfiltered

What's it like to be a GW student? Let's answer that question with this student led podcast about all things GW. Each week, we'll dive deeper into the aspects of student life that make GW so unique. Learn about where you're going to eat, live, and learn, as well as the more intricate aspects that make GW home. Hear directly from our students about their lives, hot takes, and unfiltered opinions on all things GW.

Episodes

March 10, 2021 41 min
From climate change to natural resource depletion to the loss of biodiversity, living sustainably on earth has become one of the central challenges of our time. As an institution of higher education in the heart of the nation’s capital, GW has a unique contribution to make to address these challenges. GW is committed to developing, piloting and demonstrating models for urban sustainability and resilience. A big part of this commit...
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Going to school at GW means living on a vibrant campus and having access to an unparalleled city. Not only does this create an amazing educational experience, but also gives our students endless opportunities to explore DC, make memories, and have fun. There’s nothing more exciting than being a young person in Washington DC. Listen to how our students have made this a part of their GW experience! Learn more about GW Unfiltered at ...
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November 19, 2020 38 min
Have you ever wondered how GW's location in Washington, D.C. impacts our students? Being in the heart of the nation's capital gives GW students unrivaled opportunities to witness, learn from, and participate in politics. On today's episode, Adriana Feijoo ('21) asks some of her peers about how our location and resources encourage their political engagement. Later on, you'll hear from the leaders of GW College ...
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September 30, 2020 55 min
We truly miss having you on campus! To make up for lost time, we want to invite you to take a virtual walk with some our wonderful Student Admissions Representatives (STARs). Our STARs will take you on a journey through our Foggy Bottom campus to share some of their favorite things about GW. We strongly encourage you to follow along with our Self-Guided Tour booklet which can be accessed here (https://gwadmissions.secure.force.com...
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August 31, 2020 49 min
If you've heard of GW, you've probably heard about our urban Foggy Bottom Campus in the heart of downtown DC—but did you know about the Vern? The Mount Vernon Campus is our tight-knit, traditional campus in the Berkeley neighborhood of Washington DC. The Vern offers the small, liberal arts college atmosphere that doesn't always translate when living in the city. With fewer students and more deer than on Foggy Bottom, t...
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August 17, 2020 31 min
So, if GW doesn't have a dining hall, where do students eat? Explore GW's incredibly unique "Open Dining Plan" through the lens of our students. Hannah Sturgis (‘21) will chat with a few others about how they use their Dining Dollars, where they find the best deals on our meal plan, and whether or not the bagels on campus pass the NYC litmus test. Find out more about GW's Dining Plan at https://dining.gwu.edu! ...
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August 17, 2020 25 min
2020 has been full of the unexpected. When COVID-19 became a global pandemic, our students were among the millions of people who abruptly shifted to a “new normal.” Classes moved online, events and milestones were cancelled, and our students were faced with one of the biggest challenges of their lives. How did they adapt to this new environment? We’ll find out when our host Adriana Feijoo (‘21) sits down with a few other students ...
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August 17, 2020 75 min
In the wake of civil unrest across the country and the world in response to police brutality and racial inequality, the GW community has taken a moment to reflect on our role in fighting against racial injustice and providing spaces for learning, unlearning, and healing. In this episode, Hannah Sturgis ('21) will sit down with Dr. Jordan West, the Inaugural Director of University Diversity & Inclusion for the Office for Div...
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August 14, 2020 2 min
At GW, we change the world, one life at a time—every student has opportunities for research, service and creativity that inspires their engagement with a complex and diverse world. GW Unfiltered is designed to share that world with you. This podcast will cover everything from the basics to the hidden gems about student life. Learn about where you're going to eat, live, and learn, as well as the more intricate aspects that make ...
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