Board of Trustees slows down talks to rework faculty code

The task force created this year to revise the faculty code will disband this spring, creating working groups to create resolutions about topics like reshaping tenure policies and dean searches over the next year.

$100,000 donation from Koch brothers supported research fellowships, internships at GW

The Charles Koch Foundation donated more than $100,000 to support research fellowships in the GW School of Business and to the University's policy center in 2012, marking one of the largest donations to a university that the billionaire-backed organization gave that year.


Nicole Radivilov

Deal to acquire Corcoran College delayed, stoking uncertainty

Big questions remain in GW's negotiations with the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its design college as talks between the schools are delayed until April.

GW launches first in-depth survey about sexual assault on campus

GW will use the 10-page survey on sexual harassment, stalking and dating violence to help mold resources for victims of those crimes. The effort to better understand sexual crimes on campus is part of GW’s recent campaign to encourage students to come forward about sexual assault and prevent future incidents.

Schools plan new online degrees to help offset graduate enrollment drops

GW will rely on new online degree programs to make up for the loss of tuition revenue from fewer students seeking graduate degrees.

Panhellenic Association releases guide on mental health

After fleeing Iraq, senior reflects on opportunities at GW

Staff Editorial: How to fill the Vern's counseling void

Changes to the University’s approach to counseling services on the Mount Vernon Campus are long overdue. But administrators shouldn’t stop there. In fact, we should renew our commitment to mental health policies across both campuses.

Robin Jones Kerr: A professor's enthusiasm is a precious commodity

The best way to make GW known for top-notch teaching is for the University to value professors’ individual areas of interest and let them structure courses around it.

Justin Peligri: Why we need trigger warnings on syllabi

If you’ve ever read a controversial article online, you’ve likely stumbled across a “trigger warning.” These precautionary disclaimers typically explain that the article’s content contains a traumatic subject, such as sexual violence.

Peter Konwerski: We need to let ourselves grieve

Those who study grief often point to signs of guilt, frustration and helplessness. I’ve felt each of these emotions during parts of the past two weeks.

Jonah Lewis: We can't blindly carry Bowser into office

The woman who the Washington City Paper called an "empty suit" does not look ready to tackle the city's lack of affordable housing and failing public school system.

Nicole Radivilov | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Men's rowing on the rise with first-ever win at GW Invitational

But the men’s rowing team rewrote the script Saturday, taking home the top trophy at the GW Invitational for the first time in the regatta's 26 years.

Katherine Keimig | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Underperforming softball team hopes for clutch final stretch

With 11 games left to play in the season, the 16-24-1 Colonials find themselves dead last in the A-10 standings, fighting just to grab a spot in the conference tournament.

Baseball wins first conference series, gains momentum heading into final stretch

GW won the first two games of the series – the first after a late six-run burst and the second in a traditional pitchers' duel in which sophomore Jacob Williams allowed just two hits through eight innings.

Men's tennis confident in bid to reclaim A-10 title as top seed in tournament

With nine match-ups against ranked opponents, the now-No. 57 men’s tennis team has found itself the underdog for much of the season. But with an unexpected No. 1 ranking heading into the upcoming Atlantic 10 Championships, the Colonials are the team to beat.

Isabel Garcia | Assistant Visual Director

'Sugar daddy' website attracts GW students for paid relationships

Carolyn remembers her friend walking into her room in Thurston Hall one night in September with $200 in cash and a few local pot dealers’ phone numbers – both courtesy of a man she met through a website called SeekingArrangement.

Samuel Klein | Photo Editor

In musical of Abe Lincoln historical fiction, fraternity brothers make up unexpected cast

Not only did he want the social fraternity to sing, dance and act, but senior Colin O’Brien wanted Beta Theta Pi members to perform in a historical-fiction musical that he wrote called “My Dear Lincoln,” which depicts a schizophrenic Abraham Lincoln as he struggles to keep the country united while enduring bizarre visions of Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Old hits not enough for Jay Sean to keep crowd energized

Late to his own performance, British rapper Jay Sean made his way to the stage wearing a Hermes belt alongside two dancers who grinded up against him in fishnet tights and spandex shorts.

Metro Monopoly: On the hunt for Honduran cuisine

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    Marwan Sulaiman - Dirk S. Brady Scholarship Recipient

    Marwan Sulaiman, a GW senior, escaped a war-torn Iraq and received a full scholarship to study at GW. Video by Hat...

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    Spring Fling

    Haile Supreme, a GW student, opened the show along with Flex Mathews and Congo Sanchez. Indie-rock band Wavves follow...

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    Cherry Blossom Parade

    The city of D.C. celebrated the blooming cherry blossoms with the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival. One of the...