Margaret Magee

From So. Cal. to D.C., a Four-Year Stop at The Hatchet

I’ve been avoiding this. It’s not because of a lack of material or fear of the unknown or sentimentality. I have four years of mental notes to sift through, and I’m not sure where to begin. I was hired as a production assistant at The Hatchet when I was 17. My first production night was […]

Earth Day 2000 Rally draws eclectic crowd

Families, students, pets and environmental activists descended upon the National Mall Saturday to participate in the Earth Day 2000 Rally. People picnicked as music groups grooved amid a flurry of fliers and pamphlets – on recycled paper – that circulated around the crowd. Earth Day participants listened to musical acts that included Clint Black, James […]

IMF meetings present calmer side of protests

A first-person account from the inside of the International Monetary Fund building. Beyond the protesters and the barricades, the eye of the storm – inside the International Monetary Fund building – was perfectly calm. The meetings in the IMF building were the focal point of Sunday’s protests. Outside the perimeter of the building, relations between […]

D.C. Diary: Schmoozing with stars

April 11, 2000 The Four Seasons Hotel5:30 p.m. I’ll admit I never once walked into the Four Seasons Hotel on M Street until Tuesday night. I thought when the fancy doorman with the hat and coattails found out I was a college student, I would be thrown off the premises immediately. But Tuesday night I […]

Phillips Collection hosts works by Honor? Daumier

In its latest exhibit, The Phillips Collection – a gallery best known for its impressionistic and post-impressionistic works – adds a bit of political satire to its usual works of art. The exhibit at the collection features the works of French artist Honor? Daumier, who is considered to be a major influence in impressionism. He […]

Candidate Profile: Cathy Resler

Name: Cathy Resler Hometown: Fairfield, OhioMajors: Environmental Studies and Geography, Economics minor Year: JuniorCredentials: Student Association CSAS undergraduate senator, Residence Hall Association, Dining Services Commission, Students for a Free Tibet, International Affairs Society, Munson Hall Council, Security Advisory Board, New Hall Council, legislative assistant to the SA Senate, SA assistant vice president of Undergraduate Policy. […]

GW at the millennium: Wired – The digital era arrives at GW as college life goes online

Four years ago, GWizard machines were state-of-the-art technology at GW. GWizard machines were booths posted at the Marvin Center, the Academic Center and Thurston Hall where students could punch in their student identification numbers and print out their schedules and account balances. After students completed the early-morning phone registration and heard, Thank you for using […]

GW at the millennium: Faculty, students cope with changing technology

Gone are the tenderly handwritten letters sending confidences to lovers or to parents; we use e-mail these days. Gone is the 10-year-old girl lying on her belly on a shag rug, writing stories; she’s upright at her workstation, surfing the Internet, playing video games. -Bonnie Morris, GW women’s studies professor, from the Dec. 10, 1999 […]

GW alumnus donates funds for new facility

A GW alumnus donated $1 million to establish an auditorium in the new School of Media and Public Affairs building, which is under construction, according to a University press release. Businessman and philanthropist Jack Morton, who graduated from GW in 1936, made the contribution to the SMPA auditorium, which will bear his name, as part […]