Updated: Dec. 3, 2014 at 10:35 p.m.
This post was written by Hatchet assistant news editors Eva Palmer and Jacqueline Thomsen.
Want to study for finals from the comfort of your bed? If your bed is in City Hall, that’s not an option.
The Division of Information Technology tweeted Wednesday morning that it would take at least another 36 hours before wireless Internet would be restored in the building. It had been down since Tuesday.
— GW Division of IT (@GWDivIT) December 3, 2014
Peter Konwerski, vice provost and dean of student affairs, tweeted an apology to City Hall residents Tuesday night.
We've escalated City Hall Power/IT issues from past 24Hrs & all we can offer tonight is an apology which I know isn't enough! #GWServiceFail
— Peter Konwerski (@GWPeterK) December 3, 2014
The power in the building was turned off for eight hours starting Monday night for a required test of the main switch gear, according to a notice sent to residents by Paris Rossiter, the property manager for the residence hall.
The Marvin Center will be open ALL NIGHT for residents of FSK and City Hall experiencing power and WiFi outages. #GWU
— The GW RHA (@GWRHA) December 4, 2014
GW launched a new wireless network, “GWireless,” at the beginning of the semester.
— JLesserRoy (@JLesserRoy) December 2, 2014
— Michael Simon ⚓️ (@Mssimon94) December 3, 2014