Mosheh Oinounou

Column: Time to grow up

When I opened up my April 25 issue of the Hatchet to read “SJS targets APES, Sigma Alpha Epsilon with Facebook” (p. 1), I found something particularly shocking. No, it was not that the University is using a public Web site to investigate alleged rules violations by off-campus, unaffiliated groups with a history of breaking […]

Column: Another year of Hatchet coverage

In a year that has seen continued GW successes as well as unspeakable tragedies, my hope is that The Hatchet has continued to serve as a vital resource and forum for the University community. In our 100th year of publication, the newspaper looked to continue its tradition as the GW newspaper of record, and although […]

Departing Seniors: An experience I’ll never forget

I was running through the chaotic streets of Washington the morning of September 11 with a notepad and pen in tow and a Hatchet photographer beside me, and I couldn’t have felt more comfortable. I still remember every interview I conducted that day – including one with famed Washington correspondent Helen Thomas, who was yelling […]

Inside our pages: Tough decisions when covering death

Late Saturday night the GW community experienced its latest tragedy, as a sophomore drowned in the Potomac River Tidal Basin. Philip Augustin lost his life prematurely; he was the fourth student to die in the last four months. As the campus newspaper, it has been The Hatchet’s job to report each of those stories and […]

University to test water for lead

The University will be testing all campus water for lead in the coming weeks after officials discovered at least one on-campus building has a lead service line. While an initial check found that residential buildings on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses are not supplied by lead pipe lines, GW inspectors found a lead […]

BREAKING NEWS: Ashcroft admitted to GW Hospital

Posted: Friday, March 5, 12:45 p.m. U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is receiving treatment in the GW Hospital Intensive Care Unit after being admitted to the center Thursday night for stomach pains. Emergency room doctors determined Ashcroft was suffering from a severe case of gallstone pancreatitis, and was admitted to the hospital for monitoring, Justice […]

Inside our Pages: Losing one of our own

Death is one of the most difficult subjects a reporter can cover. For reporters at a student newspaper, covering an untimely, unnatural student death is even more difficult. And when those student reporters are also the close friends and colleagues of the victim, reporting on the tragedy is seemingly impossible. The Hatchet family is grieving […]

University celebrates 20,000th application

University administrators marked GW’s 20,000th applicant Wednesday with cake, balloons and an appearance by University mascot Little George. The University expects to break last year’s record of 18,400 applicants by more than 2,000 applicants. Officials marked the record number during a small ceremony in the admissions office with University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg opening the […]

GW set to raise tuition, propose fixed price

GW officials are set to propose a unique fixed tuition plan for incoming students to the Board of Trustees Friday, as the University looks at new strategies to cope with a tight budget. The University will also be proposing a traditional increase for continuing students, but administrators are declining to release the exact figure until […]