Members of No Labels GW chapter with Jon Huntsman

SMPA Junior Co-Founds First Bipartisan Student Organization at GW

December 08, 2016
No Labels GW started out as a complaint. As the primary season heated up in early spring 2016, it became clear that this election cycle would not be one of reconciliation or moderation.
School of Media and Public Affairs panel with senators, Frank Sesno and Dana Bash

Governing during a Donald Trump Administration

December 02, 2016
Three U.S. senators—a Republican and two Democrats—who came to George Washington University to discuss governing under a Trump Administration generally agreed on two points: that President-elect Donald Trump will be unpredictable and that his victory has been a shock to the U.S. political system.
Gwen Ifill and Imani Cheers

Remembering Gwen Ifill at the School of Media and Public Affairs

November 18, 2016
When students comment on how much of a mentor I am to them, the truth is, I got it all from Gwen. When an editor comments on how powerful my stories are, the truth is, I got it all from Gwen. She set the bar so high that I’ve spent most of my 16-year career just trying to orbit her atmosphere. Gwen was the best, and by sheer example, she inspired everyone around her to be their best.
The Minority Vote team

Student and Faculty Documentary Focuses on Minority Voices Ahead of Election

October 31, 2016
“The Minority Vote” follows millennial voters as they grapple with the country’s political system. The film is the brainchild of graduate student Zinhle Essamuah who conceived the project as her final capstone in the School of Media and Public Affairs and Assistant Professor of Media and Public Affairs Imani Cheers.
Jessica Pitocco

Intern Diary: Jessica Pitocco at Florence University of the Arts

October 12, 2016
Jessica Pitocco, JMC '18, reflects on her internship at Florence University of the Arts where she wrote and edited content for the university magazine, newsletter, blog and social media channels.
Democracy Matters

Emily Creighton Founds GW Chapter of Democracy Matters

October 06, 2016
Emily Creighton (BA '18) aspires to change the political pay-to-play system by bringing a leading non-partisan organization working to cut private money out of politics to the most politically active campus in America.
Char Beales, Frank Sesno, President Knapp, and Howard Beales

$3.2 Million Bequest Will Fund Professorship of Accountability in Journalism

October 03, 2016
In an effort to ensure accountability and accuracy are not left behind in the changing landscape of journalism,Char Beales, B.A. ’73 and her husband, have pledged $3.2 million to the GW School of Media and Public Affairs to fund an endowed professorship.