Bryan Han

Knapp: GW gives back

A panel of city government and local university leaders said Wednesday that the contributions of colleges in the District largely go unnoticed. “D.C. is a college town and I really feel that is an underappreciated reality here,” University President Steven Knapp said in front of more than 50 people at the Washington D.C. Economic Partnership. […]

The Hoya fights for independence

The Georgetown student newspaper is battling against its administration to become independent, and recent university actions are setting the stage for a trademark dispute over the paper’s name. The Hoya, Georgetown’s largest student newspaper, is funded and sponsored by the university. For many years, leaders of the paper have tried to re-form the publication as […]

GW Brief: Car flees scene of armed robbery and crashes, two arrested

A car fleeing the scene of an armed robbery crashed across the street from Mitchell Hall Saturday night, according to police reports. The vehicle, a white Ford Thunderbird, ran over two parking meters and snapped a small tree in half before crashing into several planters owned by the General Services Administration, a government agency, a […]

Knapp: Tuition is misleading

Communicating GW’s cost is one of the greatest challenges facing the institution, University President Steven Knapp said last week in an interview with The Hatchet. GW’s high sticker price – which was the first in the country to surpass $50,000 – is deceiving, Knapp said. He added that the mainstream media ignores GW’s fixed tuition […]

Complaint filed against local liquor store

A local liquor store is under scrutiny by city officials for allegedly selling alcohol to minors. Vinnie Manocha, co-owner of S&R Liquors on 18th and I streets, said his store has been flagged by the Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration, although his license to sell liquor has not been revoked. ABRA representatives confirmed there is a […]

D.C. cabs to adopt meter system

Companies such as Silver Cab Association oppose the D.C.’s switch to a metered fare system. Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor District taxicabs will soon switch from the zone system to time and distance meters, Mayor Adrian Fenty announced Wednesday. The decision follows legislation sponsored by Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) forcing Fenty to make a decision about […]

New F Street residence hall to cost $75 million

A $75 million upperclassman residence hall slated for construction in October will be the most expensive residence hall ever constructed by the University. The 10-story building, which will be located adjacent to the School Without Walls on F Street, will house more than 400 students. The high price tag is largely the result of increasing […]

Bike robberies up near campus

When senior Corey Brekher returned home Saturday evening from Fall Fest, what he found – or rather, what he did not find – enraged him. Brekher and his roommate Steve Perkins, who graduated from GW last year, saw that someone had stolen three of the four bicycles in their garage, including Brekher’s mountain bike and […]

WEB UPDATE: President-elect Knapp to live in Alumni House

Updated Wednesday, July 11, 11:56 p.m. Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2:38 p.m (Breaking News) Incoming University President Steven Knapp will live in Alumni House following a restoration of the 158-year-old building, University officials confirmed Wednesday. Knapp will be the first University president to live on campus since the University relocated to Foggy Bottom in 1912. […]

Drugs in the Dorms

University officials said this spring that drug distribution violations rose during this past academic year. While many of the students arrested for dealing marijuana were prosecuted in District court, they faced severe consequences within the University’s own judicial processes. The University’s punishment for drug distribution can be as severe as expulsion, and several vocal students […]