Steven Postal

Protestors descend upon GW campus

About 600 people, including a Washington Post photographer, were arrested Saturday and many more took over the streets of Foggy Bottom Sunday as International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings began. The arrests occurred after hundreds of protestors walked from the Department of Justice toward the World Bank. After approaching 21st Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, […]

GW cancels class, anticipates protests

The University announced Friday it will close this weekend and Monday, April 17, because of anticipated protests of World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings. GW administrators met with Metropolitan Police Chief Charles H. Ramsey last week to prepare for the protests. Late Friday, a memo released to the GW community announced the closing. As […]

GTAAA hosts rally after NYU news

GW’s Graduate Teaching Assistant-Adjunct Alliance hosted a teach-in advocating its cause Wednesday on the Quad after a labor official declared that New York University graduate teaching assistants may organize a union. Higher education is the fastest growing section of the American labor movement, said Stanley Aronowitz, a sociology professor at City University of New York. […]

Murphy to head young Hatchet staff in the coming year

The GW Hatchet editorial board elected Richard Murphy, current editorial editor, as its editor in chief for the 2000-2001 school year. Murphy was born in West New York, N.J., and grew up in Mount Pocono, Pa. He is a history major with a minor in human services. Murphy must be confirmed by the Hatchet’s Board […]

Secretary of State to speak on Ellipse

Secretary of State Madeline Albright will be the keynote speaker at GW’s Commencement May 21, the University announced Wednesday. Albright was sworn in as the 64th Secretary of State January 23, 1997. She is the first female secretary of state and the highest-ranking woman in government. Albright was previously the United States Permanent Representative to […]

IFC finalizes policy in effort to self-govern

The Interfraternity Council finalized its self-governance policy Tuesday night, and IFC leaders said, if approved, the plan would provide fraternities greater inclusion and fairness in the University’s judicial process. The policy involves three core components, including education, enforcement and judicial services, IFC President Seth Greenberg said. He said the education and enforcement components already in […]

Meisner seeks new GW leadership role

Phil Meisner came back for more. He is back for more campaigning, more of the Student Association and more of the politics that threw him out of the SA presidency last November. His impeachment and subsequent removal sparked a profile of him and the SA in the Washington City Paper. After being out of office […]

Candidate Profile: Pat McLaughlin

Name: Pat McLaughlin Hometown: Willow Grove, Pa. Major: Exercise Science with a concentration in pre-health studiesYear: JuniorCredentials: Phi Kappa Psi president, men’s crew team varsity captain, Center for Health Services intern, Research and Policy GWU Medical Center. Web site: http://gwu.edu/~abbylest Junior Pat McLaughlin said he wants to make the Student Association accountable, respectable and more […]

Fraternity president reflects on lost struggle for recognition, respect

Fred Wininger, president of GW’s former chapter of Sigma Chi, said he was disappointed with the hasty decision Sigma Chi’s international organization made in indefinitely suspending the chapter’s charter. Our national made a mistake, he said. Wininger led the chapter for nearly a year. The tough times for the chapter began in the summer of […]