Julie Gordon

Officials discuss budget cuts

Students may see a slight cutback in student programming next year, as administrators put together preliminary budgets for this Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting. The Board is set to approve University revenue for the next year Friday but will approve final spending plans at its May meeting. Robert Chernak, senior vice president for Student and […]

Greek Briefs

Honors fraternity looks for recruits The Phi Sigma Pi coed national honors fraternity will hold an informational “meet night” Tuesday. The event will be held in the Marvin Center Continental Ballroom from 8 to 10 p.m. The fraternity holds social programs and fundraising activities throughout the year. All members must have at least a 3.0 […]

Alec Baldwin on GW theater and the rigors of Hollywood

It’s a good thing for Alec Baldwin fans that the actor transferred from GW when he did. Otherwise, he may have been a wannabe politician surrounded by horrible actors. Baldwin, who attended GW in the late 1970s, majored in political science and even ran for Student Association president in 1979. He held a position on […]

Worm infects students’ e-mail

At least 50 students’ computers were infected with the MyDoom virus this week, after thousands of messages swarmed GW’s e-mail system and slowed delivery. Messages infected with the worm, which have subject lines including “hi,” “hello” and “mail delivery system,” have traveled around the world in the past few days. Several universities’ and corporations’ systems […]

University to study optional winter session

A University committee is set to begin researching an optional winter session and expanded summer programs as ways to generate additional revenue, officials said this week. The more conservative proposals come after administrators recently backed away from a mandatory summer session, following strong opposition by faculty and students this fall. Executive Vice President for Academic […]

Greeks vie for lower Townhouse Row rates

Fraternity and sorority leaders are fighting to get lower Townhouse Row rent prices and expanded amenities next semester after several residents voiced financial concerns. Townhouse Row, which houses five sororities and three fraternities, costs each resident about $1,150 per month – tied with City Hall super doubles and super triples as the second most expensive […]

BREAKING NEWS: Officials debate school closure

Posted: Sunday, Jan. 25, 10 p.m. — University officials are currently meeting to decide whether to close GW Monday after snow started falling at about 7 p.m. Several D.C. and Virginia schools, including Georgetown Prep and public schools in Alexandria, Va., announced closures throughout the evening, according to WJLA. Stay tuned to www.gwhatchet.com as details […]

Newsstand opens in 1957 E Street

Students living in or near GW’s newest residence hall now have a more convenient place to shop on campus – Gallery News and More. The newsstand, market and dry cleaner is located in the residential portion of the 1957 E Street building. The shop offers items including prepared and packaged food, drinks, medicine, personal care […]

E-mail service remains stable

Posted: Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. — Technology officials are monitoring GW’s e-mail system after more than a day of sporadic service. An initial outage occurred Monday at about 1:30 p.m., but service was brought up at about midnight. Colonial Mail was unavailable intermittently throughout the day Tuesday and became stable during late afternoon. A software […]

ISS fixes e-mail glitch

GW’s e-mail system was up and running Tuesday at about noon after a severe system failure caused it to go down at approximately 7:30 a.m. About six engineers worked to fix the morning’s outage, caused by a software problem in the front of the e-mail server, said Ronald Bonig, executive director of Information Systems Services […]