Chris Gregory

Chris Gregory: Waiting for the moment

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. I’m not one to write about my own experiences. I figure if I just show people, […]

YAF hosts controversial conservative writer

Controversial conservative writer David Horowitz commented on how the U.S. education system, including GW, has shifted too radically to the left, at an event Thursday night at the State Plaza Hotel. At the discussion, organized by the GW chapter of the conservative student group, Young America’s Foundation, Horowitz discussed the theme of his latest book, […]

Dutch diplomat discusses women’s rights

The Netherlands’ ambassador to the United States outlined the worldwide condition of women’s human rights as part of International Women’s Day at the Elliott School of International Affairs Tuesday afternoon. Renee Jones-Bos, a 28-year veteran of the Dutch foreign ministry, recalled her experiences with women in places such as Yemen and the Congo and passionately […]

Facebook backs down on privacy policy after uproar

After a public outcry about a change in Facebook’s privacy policies, the company conceded to the vehement objections and reverted back to their old guidelines Wednesday. Earlier this month, Facebook changed its Terms of Service to give the company exclusive rights to all user content, indefinitely – even if a user decides to delete their […]

Russert hosts panel on new media, election

Luke Russert, son of the late NBC News correspondent Tim Russert, led a young panel of political experts and activists in a discussion about the role of youth in politics Tuesday night in the Jack Morton Auditorium. The GW Graduate School of Political Management hosted the event, which focused on new media and how politicians […]

National Security Archive seeks Bush e-mails

Just before the Bush administration left the White House, a judge ordered a search of all White House computers, giving the National Security Archive – housed in Gelman Library – a key breakthrough in a lawsuit they have led since 2007. A report by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington uncovered that more […]

A front row seat to history

Plenty of GW students are planning to battle the unprecedented inauguration crowds to take advantage of their proximity to the historic events taking place around the city. Sophomore Kimberly Davis was one of the lucky 240,000 people to win a ticket to the swearing-in ceremony in a lottery from her congressman’s office. Davis said her […]

The Living Quilt Project advocates for AIDS education on campus

Web Extra The Living Quilt Project stopped at GW’s multicultural center last week to raise HIV awareness, as part of a tour of Southern states during world HIV/AIDS week. The Living Quilt is an online multimedia project currently including 43 video “patches” – testimonials of women from the Southern United States living with HIV – […]

Report: GW students active in abroad programs

GW students are among the most involved in study abroad programs, according to a report released by the Institute of International Education last month. The IIE Open Doors Report, an annual publication on international education and study abroad programs, ranked the University eighth in student participation for semester-long programs and 10th in the number of […]

Protesters rally for Obama to improve AIDS policies

Web Extra President-elect Barack Obama’s campaign message of hope resonated with advocates of reformed AIDS policies who made their voices heard in front of the White House Thursday afternoon. Event organizers estimated that about 35 organizations from New York, Philadelphia, Miami and the District gathered at McPherson Square and traveled to Pennsylvania Avenue to urge […]