David Ceasar

David Ceasar: Finding responsible rhetoric

Five words. That’s what greeted GW’s early-risers on Monday morning. That’s what brought the mass media machine of our nation’s capital to Foggy Bottom. And that’s what ignited ethnic and political tension on another college campus, in the wake of serious conflict afflicting other schools in weeks past. Jewish, Muslim and Christian students with differing […]

David Ceasar: GW more than just a location

At Opening Convocation two weeks ago, GW President Steven Knapp may have been wearing a mortarboard as part of his academic regalia ensemble, but he might as well have put on a Metro train engineer’s hat. Just a month after taking office, GW’s new president spoke before students, faculty and parents about his vision for […]

Going green before his time

SPARKS, Md. – Offering his lunch guests a touch of cool watermelon on a warm Saturday afternoon, Steven Knapp instructs his eating companions to be careful what they throw away. Watermelon rinds? Save them. It’s sheep feed. Plastic plates? Give them a scrubbing and keep them handy for later use. On the new University president’s […]

Report: Thorpe found guilty of disorderly conduct

Student Judicial Services found last year’s Student Association President Lamar Thorpe guilty of disorderly conduct for “lewd and indecent behavior,” and not guilty of sexual harassment and alcohol charges, according to SJS documents given to The Hatchet. Thorpe declined to comment on the outcome of his case. In an interview last month, he said he […]

David Ceasar: Looking back to move forward

The Class of 2011 is coming to GW at a historic moment. And the sooner the freshman class takes that to heart and appreciates the significance of such timing, the better. The potential for significant change to this University is on the horizon, and as the first group of Colonials under a new president, you […]

WEB UPDATE: Student leaders allegedly sexually abused sophomore, report says

Posted Sunday, July 29, 2:30 p.m. Last year’s Student Association President Lamar Thorpe and current SA Finance Chair Richard Fowler allegedly sexually abused a female sophomore, according to a witness’ account and a University Police report obtained by The Hatchet. Both students have categorically denied the incident’s occurrence and that there is a case before […]

WEB UPDATE: Thorpe guilty of disorderly conduct, acquitted of sexual harassment, report states

Posted Friday, August 17, 12:59 a.m. Student Judicial Services found last year’s Student Association President Lamar Thorpe guilty of disorderly conduct for “lewd and indecent behavior,” and not guilty of sexual harassment and alcohol charges, according to SJS documents given to The Hatchet. Thorpe declined to comment on the outcome of his case, only saying […]

WEB UPDATE: President of Yemen seeks medical treatment at GW

Posted Tuesday, May 1, 12:39 p.m. The president of Yemen received medical treatment at GW’s Medical Faculty Associates Monday evening, an MFA official confirmed Tuesday. President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who is head of state of the small republic on the Arabian Peninsula, is in D.C. this week for diplomatic talks with the U.S. government, according […]

GW to host 2008 Democratic candidate forum in June

The University is in the planning stages of hosting an on-campus forum in early June for Democratic presidential candidates, administrators said Wednesday afternoon. U.S. Senators Hillary Clinton of New York, John Edwards of North Carolina and Barack Obama of Illinois are on the list of invited candidates, said University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg. He added […]

WEB UPDATE: Cheney at GW again for further treatment of clot

Posted Tuesday, April 24, 11:25 a.m. The vice president returned to the GW Medical Center early Tuesday morning for a check-up of a blood clot in his lower left leg. Dick Cheney went to his physicians at the Medical Faculty Associates for an ultrasound of the clot which he has had since early March. The […]