January 1, 1997

Stories from the January 1, 1997 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Journalism department eyes future, adds Stern

A new name, a new faculty member and a new outlook have made the past year a landmark one for the GW journalism department. In February 1996, the GW Board of Trustees agreed to change the name of the National Center for Communication Studies to the School of Media and Public Affairs. Then, in the […]

High expectations return to Earth for GW men

Expectations were high for the GW men’s basketball team coming into the 1996-97 season. Most preseason polls had the Colonials in the top 25, with some even predicting a top 10 finish for the team from Foggy Bottom. But, of course, these polls were created before a single jump shot could be attempted. Yes, reality […]

Colonial Women tear through A-10 schedule

As has been its custom in recent seasons, the GW women’s basketball team started this season slowly. Injuries and inexperience contributed to unorganized and shoddy play during the season’s first month, and the Colonial Women began the season only 1-3. While most GW students relaxed and partied over winter recess, however, the Colonial Women buckled […]

Hatchet kicks off major fundraising initiative

The GW Hatchet will launch the first major fundraising drive since the newspaper became independent in 1993 during a gala fundraising dinner at the National Press Club on May 3. “I can think of no greater setting than the National Press Club to launch the drive that will ensure the future of The Hatchet,” Editor […]

A look at 1995 in The Hatchet

From lawsuits to fitness centers, GW’s campus was an exciting place to be during 1995. Here’s a look at the hot stories covered within the pages of The GW Hatchet:  January: Several significant political leaders visited GW at the start of the semester. Sen. Paul Simon (D-Ill.) and White House adviser George Stephanopoulos visited […]

The coverage of 1996 in the pages of The GW Hatchet

The GW Hatchet continued its excellence with coverage of the University and Foggy Bottom throughout 1996 – a year famous both for its government shutdowns in the beginning and national elections in the end. Meanwhile, The Hatchet also continued its stellar coverage of the GW campus, providing readers with their only consistent access to the […]

Hatchet broadens coverage of District

If you picked up a recent copy of The GW Hatchet, chances are you might see some things you’ve never seen before. And that’s just the way Hatchet Editor in Chief Jared Sher wants it. The Hatchet has added some stylish sections this year, as well as more color and some pretty snazzy graphics. “The […]