Mosheh Oinounou

GW ups security measures

After a two-year period that has included the attack on the Pentagon, anthrax mailings, heightened terror alerts and sniper shootings, GW security officials said they are looking to constantly improve campus security measures. But officials are still calling on students to take preventative steps to maintain their own security and remain attune to their surroundings. […]

Preventing the ‘Freshman 15’

Between a virtual water fountain of beer, your lack of physical activity between the classes you actually go to, the proximity of Chipotle (you may not know what it is now, but it will become a valuable part of your GW experience; head down to the 18th and M street location and experience it) and […]

Academic calendar committee releases final report

The taskforce created to explore a new academic calendar submitted its final report to top administrators last week, which will be posted on the GWeb site on Wednesday. The committee was originally slated to release its report in early May, but pushed back the date to allow for further investigation. The report enumerates the pros […]

GW considers adding UPD dogs

GW is considering the purchase of police dogs for bomb and drug detection, a GW official told The Hatchet Friday. Robert Chernak, senior vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, said the University may buy a drug-sniffing dog to help with enforcement of drug laws and a bomb-sniffing dog to help handle bomb threats. […]

Governor offers advice to graduates, shares GW memories

Virginia Governor Mark Warner stressed the importance of perseverance, respect for others and taking the time to thank one’s parents in a conversational keynote address during Sunday’s Commencement on the Ellipse. Warner, a GW alumnus with a self-made fortune of $200 million, recalled memories from his time at GW in addition to sharing advice with […]

University preps for graduation

GW officials said they are hopeful that the more than 20,000 graduates, alumni, friends and family members expected to converge on campus this week will be able to enjoy a ceremony on the Ellipse Sunday. The University has rented out the MCI Center during the same time period in case “extraordinary circumstances” cause the Ellipse […]

Shooting shocks GW, UMD

A GW student shot and killed himself after seriously wounding a female University of Maryland student in a College Park, Md., parking garage Friday afternoon. The male student, Ki-Seong Kim, 21, of Maryland, was pronounced dead several hours after the shooting. The female, 20, also of Maryland, was in “grave” condition as of noon Sunday, […]

CCAS cuts language department

International student Rafet Kahraman said his friends in Turkey are no longer planning on applying to GW after the University decided earlier this semester to cut the Department of English as a Foreign Language. “Unfortunately, they will not be able come here,” he said. Kahraman said his future at GW is also questionable depending on […]

Breaking News: GW student shoots UMD female, kills self

POSTED 5:30 p.m April 26: A GW student shot and killed himself after seriously wounding a female University of Maryland student in a College Park, Md. parking garage Friday afternoon. The male student, Ki Seong Kim, 21, of Maryland was pronounced dead several hours after the shooting. The female was in grave condition as of […]