Medical school applications reach all-time high

The dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences said the medical school received about 12,000 applicants for 177 slots this year.

Feminist group launches team to track D.C. protests

The Feminist Student Union's Action Corps student volunteers trained in effective protest methods will respond to protests around the city.

District House marks latest sustainable campus building

District House is the latest addition to a long list of eco-friendly building projects on campus.

With longstanding ties to country, GW to establish Korean institute

A grant from the Academy of Korean Studies will fund a Korean institute at GW, which has not yet been formally announced and remains in the planning stages.

Officials to reevaluate approach to sexual violence survey

After releasing the results of the second sexual violence survey on unwanted sexual behavior, officials will be revisiting their approach to survey.

Leaked Pi Kappa Phi chapter emails detail potential violations

Officials said they are reviewing Pi Kappa Phi emails leaked last week that featured messages sent over one fraternity chapter’s listserv.

Mental Health Services doctoral internship receives national accreditation

The American Psychological Association officially accredited the doctoral internship run by Mental Health Services last week.

New Republican student group campaigns for U.S. Senate candidates

Sophomores Alex Fried and Michael Battiato said they created Save Our Senate this month to specifically campaign for Republican Senate candidates.

Report: Twitter sees influx of white supremacist accounts

White supremacists on Twitter in the U.S. have larger followings than militant Islamists, according to a new report from a GW researcher.

Next University president tasked with innovative fundraising

Groups from across GW want the next University president to strengthen existing fundraising strategies and identify new ones.

UPD trains officers from other universities for bike patrols

The University Police Department is taking the lead in bike training officers from other institutions for bike patrols, UPD Chief RaShall Brackney said.

Crime log

Snapshot: Turkish Festival

Aaron Schwartz | Hatchet Photographer

'Live at 9:30' TV show spotlights D.C. music culture

The popular 9:30 Club has started documenting its performers and concerts on the new television show “Live at 9:30.”

Jazz students look to organization, clubs after program cuts

After budget cuts, students turned to student organizations on campus and jazz clubs around the District to continue their education.

Student model takes the runway at D.C. Fashion Week

Sophomore Jared Axelowitz didn’t realize a new Facebook profile picture his senior year of high school would lead to him walking the runway during D.C. Fashion Week two years later.

Essay: On the limits of sibling comparison

I’ve recently found myself consistently comparing myself to my older sibling. Yet it's caused me to wonder if comparing myself to him really helps at all.

Staff Editorial: UPD can do more to make crime log transparent

UPD is trying to be more transparent about crimes on campus, but accessing the crime log falls on students – and that means that less people are reading it.

Kendrick Baker: UPD should not have access to District House affinities

Giving up tap access to District House affinities wouldn't hinder UPD’s effectiveness. It would ensure District House affinity residents' privacy.

Jarred Stancil: Struggling students should consider a year off school

During my time away from GW, I learned that finishing college in four years is a restriction unique to our culture, and it’s not always the right one.

Dan Rich | Photo Editor

No. 16 men's water polo goes 2–1 in league play opening

Men's water polo duo Atakan Destici and Bogdan Petkovic combined for 26 goals this weekend, en route to GW's 2-1 start to league play.

Lonergan dismissal leaves questions unanswered

Mike Lonergan was officially dismissed as head coach of the men’s basketball program Saturday after a probe into verbal and emotional abuse allegations concluded he had “engaged in conduct inconsistent with the university’s values.”


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