Emily Cahn

Emily Cahn: A bittersweet end

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’ve thought about this day for months. The day my Hatchet career would end. The day […]

UPD headquarters to become D.C. history museum

The University will transform the current headquarters of the University Police Department into a permanent museum dedicated to the history of the District, after a donor gave $5 million to GW. Albert H. Small – a 2009 recipient of the National Humanities Medal, which honors individuals who contribute to the humanities – donated his personal […]

Suspected TB case no longer on campus

The member of the GW community suspected of contracting tuberculosis is no longer on campus and is being treated for the infectious disease. University officials notified the GW community Tuesday that an individual at the University was suspected of contracting pulmonary tuberculosis, a contagious disease that affects the lungs. As of Wednesday night, there were […]

Plea deal imminent in child porn case

Part-time Italian-language professor Diego Fasolini is set to appear in federal court Tuesday, allowing his counsel to update the court on the progress of the professor’s plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Fasolini, 42, his lawyer, Shawn Moore, and the U.S. Attorney prosecuting the case, David Kent, have been attempting to settle the case […]

More than $600 in razors allegedly stolen from CVS in Watergate

An unknown male suspect allegedly stole more than $650 worth of Gillette razors from the Watergate CVS, according to police documents. At 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18, the unnamed suspect entered the CVS – located at 2530 Virginia Ave. – and stole 22 Gillette razor cartridges, valued at $650.85. The suspect is described as a 6-foot-tall […]

Court, professor look to settle child porn case without trial

Diego Fasolini – the part-time Italian-language professor arrested last month for possession of child pornography – was released from jail Friday, after his attorney and the prosecution vowed to resolve the case out of the courtroom. Fasolini, 42, will be electronically monitored until his next court date Dec. 10, and is prohibited from using computers […]

Professor faces status, detention hearings Friday

Diego Fasolini, the part-time Italian-language professor arrested for possession of child pornography in October, is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing and detention hearing Friday afternoon in the D.C. District Court. At the hearing, Magistrate Judge Alan Kay will decide if there is probable cause to believe that Fasolini committed a crime and if there […]

Professor denied bond in child porn case

Diego Fasolini – the part-time Italian-language professor arrested Oct. 28 for possession of child pornography – has been held without bond since his arrest, after police found more than 100,000 images of young children on his personal external hard drive, court documents reveal. Fasolini appeared in federal court Oct. 29, where a judge ordered him […]

Professor arrested for alleged possession of child pornography

Metropolitan Police arrested an Italian language professor Thursday for possession of suspected child pornography. The faculty member was suspended by GW pending further investigation. Diego Fasolini, 42, a part-time professor, was arrested in Rome Hall at 6:30 p.m. Thursday evening, according to a Metropolitan Police Department report. Fasolini taught two Italian language courses this fall, […]

Drug lab found in Georgetown dormitory

Two Georgetown students and one University of Richmond student were arrested Saturday and are being charged with manufacturing a controlled substance, after police uncovered a drug lab in a freshman dorm on the Georgetown campus. Georgetown’s campus police uncovered the lab Saturday morning in Georgetown’s Harbin Hall, and after initially believing the lab was for […]