Shannon O'Reilly

City, GW prepare for inauguration

As Jan. 20 quickly approaches, federal, city and GW officials are beginning the arduous task of planning President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, which is expected to draw millions of visitors. As many as four million people are expected to attend the event. With most of the District, including GW, observing Inauguration Day as a holiday, locals […]

Evans wins re-election in Ward 2 race

Although the historic presidential election overshadowed D.C. politics on Tuesday, several hard-fought local contests also drove voters to the polls. Visit the Newsroom for <strongThe Hatchet’s Continuous Election Night Coverage Long-time incumbent D.C. Councilman Jack Evans retained his seat with a landslide victory of 79 percent against opponent Christina Culver, according to unofficial results from […]

GW student loses ANC

While local D.C. politicians greeted voters outside the polls in Foggy Bottom Tuesday morning, GW junior John “Jack” Coleman was right beside them, not as a supporter but as a candidate. Visit the Newsroom for <strongThe Hatchet’s Continuous Election Night Coverage Coleman campaigned as a write-in candidate for Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A06 commissioner. Yet he […]

Residents celebrate local art

Foggy Bottom residents gathered to enjoy the sunny autumn weather and celebrate the end of the neighborhood’s outdoor sculpture display last Saturday. The exhibit, which the Foggy Bottom Association has run since May, showcases modern and abstract sculptures by area artists on the lawns of the neighborhood’s historic row houses. Saturday’s celebration marked the last […]