Amanda Dick

Amanda Dick: Looking back with a smile

Each year, graduating editors are given 30 final column inches – “30” was historically used to signify the end of a story – to reflect on their time at The Hatchet, published in the final issues of the year. Though my current post-graduation plans do not include journalism, the idea of leaving this demanding and […]

Program Board taps State Radio to lead Fountain Fling

State Radio, an alternative rock band from Massachusetts, will headline the 2010 Fountain Fling, Program Board Executive Vice Chair Wesley Callahan said late Wednesday night. The band, led by Chad Stokes Urmston – a former member of the band Dispatch – will perform April 24 on the Mount Vernon Quad. The event is scheduled to […]

GW students in Chile are safe

Two GW students studying at the GW Latin America study center in Santiago, Chile are safe and accounted for after the 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile Saturday, according to a University statement. Two more students were supposed to leave for Chile this coming week, but their departure from the United States will be delayed, University […]

For Executive Vice President: Jon Binetti

Student Association executive vice presidential candidate Jon Binetti said fighting for little changes that make a big difference in students’ lives will be his main priority if elected EVP. Binetti, a junior and SA senator for the School of Engineering and Applied Science, said he will focus on expanding 4-RIDE service, adding more restaurants on […]

For Executive Vice President: Josh Goldstein

Two-year Student Association veteran Josh Goldstein said he is running for SA executive vice president because he wants to bring back the “spirit of advocacy” to the SA. Goldstein, a sophomore and SA senator for the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, said he will focus on dining, academic issues like a degree audit system […]

Geology professor passes away at 66

Geology professor and deputy director of the University Honors Program, George Stephens, passed away earlier this week. He was 66. Stephens, who died on Monday had been hospitalized in October, said Maria Frawley, director of the University Honors Program. Professor Marie Price said he died of a stroke. Stephens had a long history with the […]

Marvin Center hours extended

Parts of the Marvin Center will be open until 2 a.m. daily for study space starting Monday, the Marvin Center Governing Board and Student Association announced last week. The program, “Marvin Center Late Night,” will run on a trial basis through the end of the 2009-10 academic year. The ground floor, Great Hall, Columbian Square […]

Bookstore will begin to sell Greek items

Clarification appended The GW Bookstore will now offer students the ability to order Greek-letter apparel and accessories, Student Association President Julie Bindelglass announced at a Greek Week event on Wednesday. The bookstore will have product samples including a fabric swatch book, paddles, shirts, drink wear, bags and jackets in the store by the end of […]

SASS creates fund for service

The University has given the Student Association $20,000 to be allocated directly to students and student organizations involved in community service and service-learning projects. The purpose of this grant is to “create new opportunities for ideas to emerge, create community partnerships and engage more students,” said Peter Konwerski, associate vice president and chief administrative officer […]

Two deans announce plans to step down

Two of GW’s longest-serving deans will step down from their positions after this academic year, a University administrator announced Friday afternoon. Mary Futrell, dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, and Susan Phillips, dean of the School of Business, will step down from their positions on June 30, 2010, Executive Vice President […]