Nathan Grossman

University delays scheduled Web site revisions

The first stage of revisions to the University’s Web site, slated for release this month, has been delayed until later this spring, a senior administrator said Wednesday. Robert Chernak, senior vice president of Student and Academic Support Services, attributed the delay to both technical and content-related issues. Chernak said the Web design team, which includes […]

Treanor was a positive and outgoing person

Friends and family of Laura Treanor said she was a positive, outgoing person, who was deeply committed to her sorority, writing and Catholic faith. Laura Treanor, 1989-2009 Friends remember Treanor at memorial service, Catholic Mass Cause of student’s death remains a mystery Treanor was a positive and outgoing person Laura Treanor: Pondering the Pope Clayton […]

Celebs rock MTV’s Youth Ball

One would be hard pressed to find more appealing entertainment for Democrats under the age of 35 than Barack Obama and Kanye West. At the Youth Ball held at the Washington Hilton Tuesday night, both the new president and the rap star made appearances before an adoring crowd. “It’s a pretty tough act to beat,” […]

Alumnus unable to vacate Gaza

A GW alumnus living in Gaza City is urgently trying to leave his home and escape the ongoing conflict that has left nearly a thousand dead and many more wounded. Kamal El-Kafarna, a native Palestinian who received his master’s degree in systems engineering from GW in 2003, said he has been scared to leave his […]

Progressives celebrate Obama at radio discussion in Lisner

It was billed as a celebration, but Sunday’s Obama RadioNation event in Lisner Auditorium was equal parts political rally and discussion. Fans of progressive talk radio gathered to hear from six different radio hosts and several other liberal luminaries. Hosted by longtime commentator Bill Press, Obama RadioNation was broadcast live on C-SPAN and radio stations […]

Commencement planned for National Mall

For the fourth consecutive year, the University’s Commencement ceremony will take place on the National Mall. Although GW has filed the appropriate paperwork, the Park Service has not yet confirmed the event. University Spokeswoman Tracy Schario attributed this to presidential inauguration activities. “Our plan is to use the National Mall,” she said. Set for Sunday, […]

Univ. hires firm to study arming UPD

Correction appended The University hired consulting firm James Lee Witt Associates to study the feasibility of arming University Police Department officers, a University spokeswoman said Monday. Witt Associates, which calls itself “a crisis and emergency management consulting firm,” will lead a review of campus safety with the help of a committee of GW administrators. The […]

Man dies after fall at F Street construction site

A man fell to his death while installing a window on the seventh floor of the new GW residence hall on F Street Tuesday afternoon. Rosaulino Montano, 46, lost his balance on the inside of the building at about 1:30 p.m., and died instantly after he fell out of the window and hit the concrete […]

Obama win spurs White House rally

Never was GW’s proximity to the White House more evident than at the moment hundreds of students left Kogan Plaza and sprinted down Pennsylvania Avenue to President-elect Barack Obama’s future home. Visit the Newsroom for <strongThe Hatchet’s Continuous Election Night Coverage Chanting “Yes we did!” “USA!” and “O-ba-ma!” they swarmed the gates with unrestrained energy […]

Student Association senate passes transparency bill

A bill to create more transparency in the way student organizations spend their funds passed by a wide margin at Tuesday night’s Student Association Senate meeting. Sponsored by Sen. Logan Dobson (CCAS-U), the bill would require the SA to disclose how student organizations spend money received from the student fee account. The bill passed almost […]