Mike Phillips

As a family, Knapps volunteer in Foggy Bottom

Newly inaugurated University President Steven Knapp surprised more than 70 students and members of the community on Saturday when he and his family joined in the annual Foggy Bottom Cleanup. The cleanup was part of the inaugural week’s “day of service,” which included a campus-wide food drive and GW’s participation in the Fannie Mae Foundation’s […]

University sees investment success

part two of two part series exploring GW’s 1.1 billion endowment While financial markets around the world tumbled earlier this year, the University’s $1.1 billion endowment managed to maintain strong growth, Chief Investment Officer Don Lindsey said. Although the endowment sustained losses in July and August, the University earned back its losses, and more, in […]

Endowment gets a failing grade

GW lags far behind other universities in social responsibility and measures of sustainability, according to a report released last week. The Sustainable Endowment Institute gave GW a D+ letter grade, down from last year’s C-, in its second-annual College Sustainability Report Card. More than two-thirds of the 200 universities surveyed by the research group improved […]

A Fabolous Invasion

GW Hatchet Video: Horowitz Speaks play_blip_movie_456903(); By far the most anticipated part of the Young America’s Foundation Islamo-Facism Awareness Week was a speech by Conservative Author David Horowitz. Horowitz used the speech to criticize the University’s treatment of conservative students and to explain the need for such an event. The speech wasn’t without drama. Horowitz […]

Adjuncts struggle to afford the city

Ben Fritz has taught music as an adjunct professor at GW for 18 years and leads the GW student band during the basketball season, but has not seen a pay raise in his base salary since 2001. But during the past six years, the salary of GW’s full-time employees has risen by more than 18 […]

Pakistani ambassador criticizes democrats in Elliott School speech

Web Extra Pakistani Ambassador Mahmud Ali Durrani criticized America’s inconsistent friendship with its South-Asian ally in front of a crowd of about 200 people Tuesday night at the Elliott School of International Affairs. He said the relationship between Pakistan and the United States has been tarnished because of the war in Iraq. “The war is […]