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Town hall tackles hate crimes

More than 120 students and administrators gathered at Marvin Center Tuesday night to call for student-led action in response to the symbols of hate that have appeared around campus. University President Steven Knapp attended the town hall meeting, which came a day after the University officials confirmed that freshman Sarah Marshak was the perpetrator behind […]

One suspect caught in spate of campus vandalism

@import url(http://files.gwhatchet.com/i/071101/issue.css); Timeline Oct. 23 — Sarah Marshak, a Jewish freshman, reports a swastika drawn on the whiteboard mounted to her Mitchell Hall door. In the next four days, two more are drawn, each progressively larger in size. (The Hatchet, Oct. 25) Oct. 27 — Transfer student Erica Tanne, a Jewish sophomore, finds the symbol […]

Kvancz: Repairs need donor

University administrators said they will not begin any renovations on Smith Center until a donor has committed because, unlike housing construction, there is no guaranteed cash flow. The 32-year-old building hosts GW’s athletic offices, training and competition space. It is in major need of renovation, said Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz. University officials said they […]

Freshman who reported swastikas drew them as well

Monday, Nov. 5, Updated 5:58 p.m. @import url(http://files.gwhatchet.com/i/071101/issue.css); Timeline Oct. 23 — Sarah Marshak, a Jewish freshman, reports a swastika drawn on the whiteboard mounted to her Mitchell Hall door. In the next four days, two more are drawn, each progressively larger in size. (The Hatchet, Oct. 25) Oct. 27 — Transfer student Erica Tanne, […]

An eighth swastika found overnight in Mitchell

Related articles: New swastika found in New Hall (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 9:42 p.m.) Racial slur found on New Hall door (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 9:51 p.m.) FBI called in to assist with swastika investigation (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 5:10 a.m.) News Analysis: What is a hate crime? (The Hatchet, Nov. 1) […]

FBI called in to assist with swastika investigation

Web Update Friday, Nov. 2, 5:10 a.m. @import url(http://files.gwhatchet.com/i/071101/issue.css); Swastikas on Campus Timeline and Related Articles Oct. 23: Sarah Marshak, a Jewish freshman, finds a swastika drawn on the whiteboard mounted to her Mitchell Hall door. Her house proctor contacts UPD. In the next four days, two more are drawn, each progressively larger in size. […]

University: Seventh swastika not yet hate crime

Web Update Tuesday, Oct. 30, 7:53 p.m. Related articles: New swastika found in New Hall (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 9:42 p.m.) Racial slur found on New Hall door (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 9:51 p.m.) FBI called in to assist with swastika investigation (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 5:10 a.m.) News Analysis: What is […]

More swastikas found on door

Related articles: New swastika found in New Hall (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 9:42 p.m.) Racial slur found on New Hall door (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 9:51 p.m.) FBI called in to assist with swastika investigation (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 5:10 a.m.) News Analysis: What is a hate crime? (The Hatchet, Nov. 1) […]

Swastika drawn on door

Related articles: New swastika found in New Hall (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 9:42 p.m.) Racial slur found on New Hall door (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 9:51 p.m.) FBI called in to assist with swastika investigation (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 5:10 a.m.) News Analysis: What is a hate crime? (The Hatchet, Nov. 1) […]

University debt expected to triple by 2010

In the next three years, the University’s outstanding debt is expected to reach about $900 million – triple what it was in 1998. Administrators attributed the figure to a period of rapid expansion in Foggy Bottom and on the Mount Vernon Campus. Because of a lack of donations, these projects were funded mostly by loans. […]