Public health faculty see more media attention during Ebola outbreak

Public health faculty shifted focus to Ebola this fall as professors fielded more requests from the media and looked to address structural issues in West Africa.

Professors prepare for big move into Science and Engineering Hall

After waiting nearly a decade for the concept of the Science and Engineering Hall to turn into reality, it’s almost time to cut the ribbon. That leaves just one more task: moving all six engineering departments and faculty from other schools, along with two-thirds of the labs across campus, into their new home.

IFC narrows down list of new chapter contenders to three

The Interfraternity Council has narrowed down its list of potential fraternities to join campus next fall to three: Alpha Sigma Phi, Delta Sigma Phi and Phi Gamma Delta.


Nicole Radivilov | Assistant Photo Editor

Gelman Library specialist uses maps to curate homelessness data

A Gelman Library technology and geographic information systems specialist is looking to bring resources to D.C.'s homeless with mapping technology that locates high-traffic areas.

As GW looks to up national profile, merit-based scholarships increase

The amount GW gives in merit-based scholarships has increased about 37 percent since 2010, representing a slice of the financial aid pool that has swelled each year to help officials lure higher-achieving students to campus.

GW builds relationship with billionaire alumnus, starts exchange program with Turkish university

The University announced an exchange program with a Turkish university this week, which will let students study in Istanbul for up to one year.

Visualized: The cost of snail mail

Jordan McDonald | Hatchet Photographer

After a year of gigs, Bencoolen seniors make way for new band prospects

Since their first show together last February, the alternative rock band has landed five sets at venues like the Black Cat and Rock & Roll Hotel.

From sci-fi to reality: Campus lab takes steps toward 3-D organ printing

Bioengineer Lijie Grace Zhang is using three-dimensional printers to create tissue that replaces damaged parts of the human body, in a laboratory right on campus.

Top college Indian folk dance teams to visit campus for Raas Chaos

The South Asian Society's 14th annual "Raas Chaos" on Saturday will celebrate the cultural and social aspects of Indian dance, bringing national teams to Lisner Auditorium.

Kirby Dzurny: Don't give in to the pressure to study abroad

In a community that is constantly pressuring students to go overseas, we aren’t always informed about the negatives. I’ve come to realize that we only get a few years at GW, and this is not the time to leave.

Staff Editorial: GW must enable the RHA to think bigger

GW's housing department needs to show the RHA that it will look to them as more than just a student organization that gives out free food in the lobbies of buildings. It should see the RHA as the single, major go-between for students and the University.

Sean Hurd: Colonials can only go as far as their bench allows

GW’s starters, health permitting, have the capability to take this team far, but if the starting five’s production goes uncomplemented like it did for most of last season, the Colonials will struggle against the country’s better teams.

Dan Rich | Hatchet Photographer

Not by design, backcourt takeover helps GW take down Rutgers

On a night when their opponent was missing their most commanding inside player, it was the Colonials' backcourt that drove the team to a 17-point victory.

Volleyball looks to repeat history at A-10 Championship

After a highly successful year, the Colonials will still have to knock off top competition and look out for spoilers, who have hurt them in the past. Here’s a look at the team going into the tournament, as well as its potential path to a championship title.

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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. V...

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    GW's Got Talent

    Students came to the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theater last night to watch the first ever GW's Got Talent. The winner, Rap...

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    Colonials take down Bowie State in home opener

    GW improved to 2-1, taking down visiting Bowie State 88-45. Video by Deepa Shivaram and Rob Bartnichak....