Elizabeth Chernow

GW, distinguished journalist commemorate D-Day

Renowned journalist Richard C. Hottelet reflected on the turning point of World War II Sunday, the 60th anniversary of the allied D-Day invasion. In a 90-minute conversation with Michael Freedman, GW’s vice president of Communications, Hottelet discussed his reporting on the largest invasion in history for CBS radio. Hottelet is the only surviving member of […]

More than 2,100 prospective students on wait list

About 2,100 prospective students remain on a waiting list to come to GW in the fall, said Kathryn Napper, director of Undergraduate Admissions. Last year, the waiting list consisted of 700 students. The last of the regular decision applicants were notified earlier this month about whether they can come to GW next semester. Prospective students […]

Peace studies minor faces cuts

The University is reducing financial support for the peace studies minor as a result of budget cuts in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. While students can still take peace studies classes in the fall, the program will not receive any additional funding and could lose all funding in the near future, peace studies […]

Adjunct faculty look to unionize

Adjunct professors filed a petition Monday to bring a union to campus, following almost two years of failed attempts at gaining representation. Professors are calling for benefits, job security and higher salaries. This week, the National Labor Relations Board will hold a hearing with the University, faculty members and Service Employees International Union 500 to […]

University offers Aramark one more year

The University has no immediate plans to stop using a food service provider in J Street once Aramark’s contract expires in June, officials said. Robert Chernak, senior vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, said GW offered Aramark a one-year renewal so “both parties can meet their objectives.” Doug Warner, an Aramark spokesman, said […]

GW expands summer class options

Students can participate in four more summer programs this year, as part of the University’s plan to add course variety and gain additional revenue in the summer months. This year’s new programs are “History and Theory of Human Rights,” “Health Promotion in Minority Communities,” “50 Years After Brown v. Board of Education” and “International Communication.” […]

Dembling disputes charges as election heads into final stretch

The Joint Elections Committee will hold a closed hearing Friday to address allegations of “financial misconduct” by executive vice presidential candidate Anyah Dembling. Former EVP candidate Asher Corson submitted a complaint to the JEC last Thursday alleging that Dembling paid for students’ memberships to the College Democrats so they could vote in the endorsement hearing. […]

SA readies for run-off

Juniors Lee Roupas and Omar Woodard are set to face off this week to determine who will be the next Student Association president. Executive vice presidential candidates Ed Buckley and Anyah Dembling will also compete in the run-off, scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. The Joint Election Committee announced election results at about 8:35 a.m. Friday, […]

JEC questions Dembling

The Joint Election Committee will decide Monday on charges that executive vice presidential candidate Anyah Dembling did not provide a full account of campaign finances. The Hatchet learned late Sunday that a complaint alleges that Dembling paid for multiple College Democrats memberships so supporters could vote during the group’s endorsement hearings earlier this month. The […]