Larry Adler

GW Hospital expands pet therapy

Esther Kramer has been visiting GW Hospital for arthritis treatment, and until now, her rehabilitation exercise has been somewhat painful. But a new addition to the staff, a nine-year-old golden retriever named Maggie, has helped make the process a bit easier. As the hospital’s first “pet therapist,” Maggie arrived at GW about three weeks ago […]

Student vows to continue legal battle against GW

A GW student who unsuccessfully sued President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg over health code violations in his dorm room said he plans to continue with his case even though it was dismissed. The violations, which were identified by a city agency last semester and have since been fixed, included cracks in the ceiling and walls, defective […]

Condition improving for frosh severely burned in fire

The father of a freshman severely injured in a Thurston Hall fire last week said his condition is improving ‘very slowly.” Kevin McLaughlin, 19, was severely burned after an electric grill in his ninth floor room made contact with his sheets. He is listed in critical condition and underwent a tracheostomy last week. A tracheostomy […]

CLLC bans six students from dorms

In an unusual move, GW has instructed all community hosts, who man dorm entrances, to immediately notify University Police if any of six students try to enter residence halls. Community hosts were given a sheet of paper with the names and photos of the six individuals on Feb. 18. The Hatchet is withholding the names […]

Law students protest military’s gay policy

Law School students protested the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy outside the Marvin Center Saturday while Judge Advocate General recruitment interviews were taking place inside. Ten protesters, among them a faculty member, held signs with messages such as “Thousands of Gay Soldiers Discharged. Ask Congress Why” and “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, Don’t Think So.” […]

New daily paper makes D.C. debut

The Washington Post and The Washington Times may need to look out – there’s a new daily newspaper on the block. On Feb. 1, the Washington Examiner, a 60-page, free tabloid publication, began distribution throughout the metropolitan area. It relies solely on advertising for profit and is being placed in 1,400 newspaper stands throughout the […]