Jake Sherman

Cheney visits GW Hospital

Web Update Updated Tuesday, Nov. 27, 10:43 a.m. The vice president visited GW Hospital Monday evening to treat an irregular heartbeat. Dick Cheney received an electronic shock to his heart to regulate his heart beat and returned home Monday evening. Dick Cheney visited his doctors Monday morning for treatment of a lingering cough from a […]

University: Freshman drew swastikas

Freshman Sarah Marshak confessed to drawing more than three swastikas on her door but told The Hatchet she only drew the final three. University officials said Marshak was dishonest in statements to the media and the University Police Department has a signed confession stating she drew more than three of the hate symbols. “(It is) […]

Freshman who reported swastikas drew them as well

Monday, Nov. 5, Updated 5:58 p.m. @import url(http://files.gwhatchet.com/i/071101/issue.css); Timeline Oct. 23 — Sarah Marshak, a Jewish freshman, reports a swastika drawn on the whiteboard mounted to her Mitchell Hall door. In the next four days, two more are drawn, each progressively larger in size. (The Hatchet, Oct. 25) Oct. 27 — Transfer student Erica Tanne, […]

Racial slur found on New Hall door

Web Update Friday, Nov. 2, 9:51 p.m. A student in New Hall reported finding a racial epithet on her door Tuesday. “Niggers” was written at the bottom of a poster advertising for a black engineering group’s event, a University spokesperson said. Michael Tapscott, the director of the Multicultural Student Services Center, said this is an […]

News Analysis: What is a hate crime?

Related articles: New swastika found in New Hall Racial slur found on New Hall door FBI called in to assist with swastika investigation (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2) News Analysis: What is a hate crime? (The Hatchet, Nov. 1) An eighth swastika is found overnight in Mitchell Hall (The Hatchet, Nov. 1) University: Seventh swastika […]

Inside Our Pages: An e-mail an editor never wants

In three years as a reporter and editor for The Hatchet, I never imagined having to write anything of this nature. After all the safeguards we have in place, it did not seem possible for any type of plagiarism to seep through the editing process and into the finished product. But Monday afternoon, I received […]

Jake Sherman: Inside Our Pages

Foggy Bottom is a place of change. As the mantra states, “Something happens here.” Politicians come and go in Washington, buildings are erected on campus, professors change and theories in academia shift. The Hatchet tries to cover it all – but we are changing too and we want you to come along. As you pick […]

Donor may fund Smith Center renovations

The 32-year-old Smith Center may receive renovations to the pool, locker rooms and weight rooms, if a donor decides to fund the project. Ryder Haskeassistant photo editor A donor may fund major renovations to the three-decade-old Smith Center that would make the facility “look like a new building,” Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz said Wednesday […]

UPD arrests suspect for residence hall thefts

A five-day long crime wave in Ivory Tower and New Hall ended Wednesday afternoon when the University Police Department apprehended a juvenile male in the Medical Faculty Associates building on Pennsylvania Avenue. UPD stepped up its investigation Wednesday afternoon to catch the alleged thief, who they identified from residence hall security cameras and eyewitness accounts. […]

SA Note: Fowler declines comment on resignation from the SA

Student Association Sen. Richard Fowler (U-At Large) rushed out of Post Hall Monday night, refusing to answer questions about rumors of his resignation and stagnated meetings. The Finance Committee held its first meeting Monday night, only hours before the SA assembled at the Mount Vernon Campus. Over the summer, the committee held a teleconference, in […]