College Republicans adds volunteer chair, emphasizes charity efforts

The organization’s top leader is looking to revamp his chapter’s reputation for not necessarily being service-oriented, hoping to distance the group from stigmas that he said has plagued its national counterparts.

Digital ad agency aims to draw in graduate students for GW amid enrollment slump

A New York-based advertising agency will spend the next year creating digital communication campaigns across the University – the first time GW has hired a firm to focus on its digital presence.

GW defends alert system following reported sexual abuse attempts

University officials defended the decision not to send a campus-wide alert after a man allegedly attempted to sexually abuse two female students near the Foggy Bottom Metro station early Sunday morning.


Garrett Mills | Hatchet Photographer

To reinforce fundraising pitches, Knapp prioritizes meeting with professors

University President Steven Knapp wants to get a better sense of the inner workings of GW’s more than 70 academic departments.

D.C. Council considers bill to improve homeless shelters across city

The D.C. Council’s human services committee approved a bill last week that would make winter shelters more comfortable for the homeless.

Sustainability leader takes over signature cost-cutting program

Office of Sustainability Director Meghan Chapple will lead the University’s signature program designed to cut costs and pitch money-saving ideas after its leader announced he would step down at the end of the month.

Top nuclear energy official to join Elliott School faculty

Media Credit: Photo courtesy Nuclear Regulatory Commission Public Affairs OfficeAllison Macfarlane, chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will lead the Elliott School's Center for International Science and Technology Policy and the master's program in the same field.

Visualized: What it takes to run GW Deli

Zach Montellaro | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Riding the Metro with its most recognizable voice

I traveled to the Twinbrook station – only a few stations before the end of the Red Line at Shady Grove – to meet with Miller and take a ride on the Metro, where her voice has been warning riders to “step back” since March 2006.

Alumna's biscuit company brings Southern comfort to D.C.

Mason Dixie Biscuit Company, a new restaurant venture working out of the communal kitchen EatsPlace in Petworth, is making a name for itself with the simple southern favorite.

Sculptures give Historic Foggy Bottom a contemporary edge

The program, created and co-directed by Foggy Bottom residents Jill Nevius, Mary Kay Shaw and Jackie Lemire, has brought new exhibitions to the neighborhood every two years.

Jonah Lewis: With City Hall, GW missed an opportunity to be proactive

It shouldn’t take dozens of complaints to get the University to understand that unannounced construction on a residential building is unacceptable. And you can’t undo the two months of annoyance residents have already endured.

Justin Peligri: Add an LGBT history course to reflect the changing times

GW does not offer a baseline course that exclusively covers the history of the LGBT rights movement. That’s a big gap we must fill.

Staff Editorial: An administrator departs, a budget falls short and a faculty code is up for review

The Hatchet's editorial board looked at some of the biggest news from the past week, including the departure of fundraising chief Mike Morsberger, the University's $20 million budget shortfall and the possibility of some standardized rules and regulations across GW's 10 schools.

Hatchet File Photo by Francis Rivera | Senior Staff Photographer

Men's soccer leans on freshmen talent to turn around offense

While players with a decent amount of experience were at his disposal, Jones instead turned to his freshman class to jumpstart the team’s struggling offense.

Saved by the whistle: Women's soccer escapes with 1-0 win over Richmond

Freed from what would have been a match-altering goal, the Colonials came away with a high-profile conference victory, defeating Richmond 1-0 at home Sunday – but not without giving themselves a scare in the process.

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    Girls Rock unites college students and girl scouts through confidence building workshops

    he event, girl scouts rotate through various singing, dancing, songwriting and acting workshops run by GW student groups...

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    A music festival from your front porch

    Porchfest in Adams Morgan is a mini-music festival where residents and local businesses perform right from their fron...

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    The face behind the Metro's voice

    Randi Miller has been the voice of Metrorail after winning a competition in 2006. Miller worked at a car dealership a...