Former graduate student creates GW's first campus safety app

Students can trigger a silent alarm to connect with UPD, allowing the Department to pinpoint the user's location.

Consultant bridges gap during nine-month vacancy in sexual assault office

GW has relied on an outside lawyer since May who has twice met with students and is preparing recommendations for top officials to improve their response to sexual assault while the Title IX coordinator search continues.

Pennsylvania Avenue restaurants plan for September exodus

The two remaining family-owned restaurants at 2100 Pennsylvania Ave. have three weeks to leave campus before a multi-million dollar GW construction project can break ground.


Erica Christian | Photo Editor

Talent show winner to open for Spring Fling

Who performs – and the talent that person chooses to showcase – depends on a panel that will judge "GW’s Got Talent," a University-wide competition to be held this fall, and student votes.

Adjunct professors hopeful for city-wide agreement

GW's adjunct professors and their D.C. colleagues could earn more if they succeed in creating a city-wide contract, which local faculty leaders have proposed for the past two years.

With new national requirement, law school clinics expect surge in applications

Law professors are bracing for a surge in applications for already highly-competitive spots in its pro bono clinics – a rise in demand stemming from new American Bar Association standards.

Alumnus plans safety improvements for busiest campus streets

The leader of Foggy Bottom’s top advocacy group is proposing a string of improvements to two of the busiest intersections near campus, such as adding signs, a traffic light and crosswalks.

Faculty propose way to boost increase in funds for health care

Erica Christian | Photo Editor

Now at a bus stop near you: Gilbert Stuart, Andy Warhol

Students strolling near the National Mall may have a run-in with Gilbert Stuart’s famous portrait of George Washington, sitting at a bus stop on Pennsylvania Avenue between 9th and 10th streets.

OK Go's Tim Nordwind talks weightlessness and a fear of public gyms

Back from a tour of the Midwest, OK Go bassist and vocalist Tim Nordwind said his band has moved past its “Here It Goes Again” days to a more synthesized sound. OK Go will perform Sept. 16 at the 9:30 Club.

Staff Editorial: Corcoran merger promises bright future for GW's reputation

We still must wait to see how a once-autonomous college will function as a part of a whole. But we’re starting to look forward to the day when the Corcoran is fully integrated with GW.

Robin Jones Kerr: To underscore zero-tolerance policy, Knapp must condemn sexual assault on campus

I have no assurance that GW – the University, the institution, the administration – has any real commitment to ending sexual assault on our campus. And that’s because no one’s said so.

Claude Khalife: An opportunity for Knapp to demonstrate compassion

There’s no denying GW has a rich-kid reputation. The image has plagued the University for years. But it can be solved with efforts from the top down – and that starts with University President Steven Knapp.

Zach Montellaro | Hatchet Staff Photographer

For men's soccer, a chance at redemption

The story of the 2014 men’s soccer season really began last November, when a single loss kept the Colonials out of the postseason.

With a strong returning corps, volleyball shows confidence

After the volleyball team spent most of last season searching for its identity as a team, GW is looking to hit the ground running this fall as a more mature squad with more ambitious goals.

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