Christopher Kline

MPD may continue checkpoints through inauguration

Ninety days after Washington raised its terror alert level to high, Metropolitan Police officials still have no timeline for when vehicle checkpoints will be removed from campus. MPD officials remained tightlipped about their security protocol surrounding the World Bank and IMF earlier this month, calling the activity a “basic surveillance of the area.” In August, […]

Library faces more construction

The University will install a fire-prevention sprinkler system in Gelman Library this year, adding more construction to a building already undergoing renovation for a first-floor Starbucks. The sprinkler system is being installed for safety reasons, University Librarian Jack Siggins said. “What is really driving us here is the need to have some fire protection in […]

MPD keeps high-profile presence on campus

Ninety days after Washington raised its terror alert level to high, Metropolitan Police officials still have no timeline for when vehicle checkpoints will be removed from campus. MPD officials remained tightlipped about their security protocol surrounding the World Bank and IMF last week, calling the activity a “basic surveillance of the area.” In August, University […]

Students mourn Israeli soldiers

More than 200 students and community members gathered on campus Sunday night to remember Israeli soldiers who lost their lives in war. The event, Yom HaZikaron, is devoted to the memory of the more than 21,000 Israeli soldiers who gave their lives for the creation and security of the Israeli state. The sorrowful event falls […]

Groups host Jews for Jesus

GW students got a new perspective on traditional religions Tuesday night. Steven Katz, chief of station of the D.C. branch of Jews for Jesus, spoke to about 50 students in the Marvin Center Amphitheater. Katz told the students that a Jew could believe in Jesus and still be Jewish. Jews for Jesus is a group […]

Group fights for wind power

Despite pressure from students for the University to start using wind power, officials said last week that GW has no plans to utilize the renewable power source. Earlier this semester, Free the Planet, GW’s environmental activist student organization, launched a campaign to encourage the University to adopt 5 percent of its energy from renewable wind […]

Devotion to the GW buff and blue

A funny thing happened on the afternoon of Sat., Feb. 28. A line stretched around the Smith Center a full two hours before the men’s basketball team played its last home game of the season against the University of Richmond. The sun was shining, the weather was warm, and the fans were pumped. The Colonials […]

Teaching on the side

Most students can’t take a swing at an administrator and be commended for it. But most students are not in Rodney Johnson’s racquetball class. Johnson, GW’s director of Freshman and Parent Services, teaches students in the basement of the Health and Wellness Center Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. “I would be exercising in (the Health and […]

TAs, profs drop union efforts

Graduate teaching assistants and adjunct professors have abandoned plans for unionization this semester following more than two years of discussion and efforts. The groups discussed unionizing with United Auto Workers in February to rally for more competitive salaries and benefits, according to past Hatchet articles. Rallying efforts were sporadic for about two years prior to […]

Journalists discuss Watergate

Washington Post editor Bob Woodward talked about his investigation of the Watergate scandal and his new book on the Bush administration at Monday night’s “Kalb Report.” Calling Woodward “an institution, even an industry,” moderator Marvin Kalb prodded him about the identity of “Deepthroat,” the White House official who helped then-Post reporters Woodward and Carl Bernstein […]