GW looks to partner with sustainable Turkish dairy farm

When University President Steven Knapp went to Turkey earlier this month, he brought back an unexpected souvenir – a potential partnership with a sustainable dairy farm.

Going global: GW spreads recruiters across the world for first time

Starting this fall, GW’s entire 18-person admissions office is being tasked with “recruiting the world,” instead of leaving international recruitment to just a few.

Islamic studies director raises money for top recruits to enroll

In the past three years, Mohammad Faghfoory has raised about $500,000 to grow his program and support students looking to enroll.

GW’s billionaire network: How big fortunes could turn into big campus donations

The University counts at least six billionaires among its alumni network, including the chairman of Samsung and a man who owns every McDonald’s in Egypt.


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Greek leaders look to reform sanctions, end disciplinary 'waiting game'

More than half of the social Greek chapters on campus are on probation, and students say the way GW punishes organizations has to change.

Researchers pump up heart research to get ahead of widespread disease

Cardiovascular research is expanding across the University, and faculty are taking advantage of a nationwide increase interest in the topic to further their own work.

GW hires outside consultants to review campus police department

GW’s security chief has hired consultants to investigate the University Police Department's culture and policies – a move that experts say could help campus officers start fresh after reports of widespread harassment and discrimination within the force.

Veteran reporter, journalism professor remembered for dedication to students

Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington journalist with piercing wit, may be best remembered as a steadfast advocate for the hundreds of students he mentored during his nearly 15 years teaching at GW.

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Visualized: Getting home for Thanksgiving

Original photo by flickr user Simon Q used under a CC BY 2.0 license, modified for story.

Online subscription services: Your solution to last-minute holiday shopping

Everyone’s heard of Netflix or Spotify Premium, so here are my suggestions for three subscription services that would make the perfect gift for someone on your list.

Thai Place's upscale cousin offers spice and authenticity

Operated by the previous owners of Thai Place, Soi 38 integrates the more basic Thai Place favorites, like the classic pad thai, with more elegant and adventurous Thai street food.

District Sound: Local punk record label focuses on D.I.Y.

Dischord Records was founded on the principle that the label would only release records by D.C. bands.

Jaggar DeMarco: An alternative Thanksgiving to-do list

I want to avoid getting bogged down in work then entering that inevitable spiral of shame after I wind up not doing any of it. That’s why I've designed a to-do list to help all GW students make the most of their Thanksgiving – outside of schoolwork.

Staff Editorial: Semester in review: Boosting faculty and research morale

This is the first in a two-part staff editorial series reviewing GW’s fall semester and evaluating the state of campus morale. First up: faculty and research.

One on One: The promise and limitations of 'It's On Us'

Two opinions writers chat about “It’s On Us,” the sexual assault awareness campaign that just wrapped up its National Week of Action. They look at the campaign using a wider lens and analyze its potential impact on this campus and beyond.

Sean Hurd: Larsen's slow start spells trouble for the Colonials

Larsen must start playing like the player he claims to be and the big man the team needs him to be. The Armwood safety blanket is gone.

Hatchet File Photo by Andrew Goodman

Volleyball’s championship dreams dashed in A-10 finals

The loss rendered the team runner up at the tournament, which now awaits its fate on the bubble for the NCAA tournament after a 22-8 season that was the best for the program in over a decade.

Missing post presence hurts men's basketball against No. 9 Virginia

Almost all of the Colonials' deficiencies Friday night stemmed from its inferiority in the paint. Virginia dominated down low, outscoring the Colonials 42-24 from the painted area and holding both GW starting forwards to a combined five points on the night.

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    Page Nine - UPD Consulting

    Page Nine sat down with Hatchet assistant news editor Eva Palmer to learn more about the impact of an incriminating r...

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    Raas Chaos

    GWU's South Asian Society hosted several collegiate Raas teams from all over the country in a competitive dance compe...

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    Colonials fall to Terps

    GW came out of the gate strong and led after the first half, but ultimately the Colonials fell to the Terps 75-65. ...