Tim Cook: Commencement speaker and future donor?

GW announced last week that Apple's chief executive officer will be this year’s Commencement speaker. Experts say it’s an important step in building a relationship with a multi-millionaire who could eventually give a large donation.

GW secures 2,300 foreign scholarship, research contracts in five years

Experts say those contracts are for research projects or scholarships funded by foreign governments – two areas that have grown over the last several years as universities shift to a more global focus – and are key to raising a school’s international profile.

In presidential campaign, SA outsider emphasizes community service

If elected, Alex Cho, a sophomore studying political science and theater production, would be the first international student to lead the SA in recent history.

As GW investigates swastika vandalism, student leaders scrutinize response

Members of GW’s Jewish community said they are concerned for their safety in light of an investigation into vandalism in International House, where three swastikas were drawn on walls.

As budget crunch persists, GW delays parts of strategic plan

The University will delay rolling out parts of its decade-long strategic plan, setting back transformational programs officials hoped would boost GW’s presence, after missing its revenue target this year.


Kiana Robertson | Hatchet Photographer

Students lobby Congress to continue foreign aid

GW’s chapter of an international advocacy group will lobby U.S. lawmakers this week to continue to support foreign aid and provide electricity to underdeveloped African countries.

GW starts fellowship with California-based Native American tribe

GW will offer a fellowship to Native American students from California starting next spring that will help cover the costs of spending a summer working and studying in D.C.

University releases inclusivity survey to assess campus climate

GW released an email survey Thursday asking students about their social habits, relationships with faculty and how comfortable they feel on campus.

Students for Sensible Drug Policy leaders run for SA Senate seats

Now that the possession and private use of marijuana is legal in D.C., member Charles Spirtos and president Nick Watkins are joining the race with campaigns focused on changing GW's policies.

Students begin to see fruits of three-year career services overhaul

Forty-three students will travel to New York with GW for the first-ever Career Quest, made possible by the largest donation the Career Center has seen in its history. But officials say the program is just one of many that have rolled out across campus since the University began overhauling career services in 2012.

RHA hopes to prevent heat, power loss during winter months

More dialogue between students and GW’s facilities operators might help prevent the next early morning fire drill or heating outage. At least, that’s what Residence Hall Association President Ari Massefski hopes.

Visualized: @GWPeterK's month on Twitter

Samuel Klein | Senior Photo Editor

Metro Monopoly: Forty-five minutes to a real campus vibe

The 45-minute journey is worth the time (and a little patience) because the University of Maryland has the college vibe GW lacks with its endless fast food, white-pillared Fraternity Row and student deals galore.

Slice of Life: Praise be to the fashion gods, we can dust off our Uggs

That’s right, someone from the fashion heavens has performed a great miracle upon those confined to shamefully slipping on their sheepskin boots in the privacy of their rooms.

Staff Editorial: Students, get loud about MSSC's disrepair

Those who don’t frequent the G Street building should care for the sake of caring – to demonstrate that they’re allies. Most students here will never know the experience of walking into a classroom and not seeing anyone who looks like themselves, or of living in a building with few people from similar backgrounds.

Teddy Clamp: Academic sports, though under-appreciated, are valuable

Many of my friends at GW did academic sports in high school, but dropped out once they got to college. But these organizations can afford their members a wide range of benefits, from discovering a passion for public speaking to boosting resumes.

Justin Peligri: Tim Cook is what we've been waiting for

The fact that GW can boast what is likely its first openly gay Commencement speaker at a time of intense campus activism and prominence for our gay community is just one reason it’s fitting he’s our pick.

Sean Hurd: Give GW women's basketball the respect it deserves

Despite impressive performances all season, seats remained vacant in the Smith Center for much of the regular season. The women’s team has still fallen victim to the same perception and disinterest that plagues women’s sports, and women’s basketball in particular.

Zach Montellaro | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Running with the Bull: A pitcher settles in on the mound

Bobby LeWarne, a 6-foot-1, 190 pound right-handed pitcher in his third year at GW, didn’t have his best stuff against Niagara on Friday afternoon.

A slow start, a winning streak and a ranking on the road to a championship

Following the only home loss of the season, the Colonials went on a 19-game winning streak that saw them climb into the national rankings, set records and all but ensure the fulfillment of head coach Jonathan Tsipis’ goal.

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    Turkish Student Association hosts 7th annual Turkish night

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