GW is in the process of testing the water supply of every on-campus building following reports that water in thousands of city buildings, including a University townhouse, are serviced by lead lines. University officials said they are using an independent contractor to collect the samples and that testing should be completed next week. The decision […]
April 5, 2004
Volume 100, Issue 57
Stories from the April 5, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The GW Law School rose two places in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual ranking of graduate school institutions, claiming the 20th position overall. Director of Data Research for U.S. News and World Report, Bob Morse, attributes the school’s ranking to “small improvements in a number of categories” measured to come up with the […]
Journalists discuss 2004 election A group of political correspondents said the 2004 presidential election will be one of the closest in history at a panel discussion at the National Press Club last week. The pundits spoke to about 200 people at a March 29 installment of the GW-sponsored Kalb Report, which is named after its […]
Tenders at BK   Burger King should be commended for bringing the best fast food chicken tenders to campus. No Chipotle in the Towers   Chipotle missed an incredible opportunity to generate revenue by turning down a spot in the Ivory Tower. Baja Fresh anyone?
Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) called on GW to increase its employees’ salaries and benefits at a Kogan Plaza rally Friday afternoon. The event, organized by the Progressive Student Union and Students for Peace and Justice, came several days after nine GW students and two Georgetown students were arrested for staging a Marvin Center sit-in to […]
Adjunct professors re-filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board on Thursday to hold a campus-wide election on unionization, the movement’s organizers said. The move came in response to indications that the NLRB was prepared to side with the University in a dispute over the number of adjuncts teaching at GW. Operating under a […]
A City Hall kitchen fire led to the hospitalization of a University Police officer and evacuation of the building for an hour Saturday night. The D.C. Fire Department quickly extinguished the fire on the hall’s seventh floor and transported a female UPD officer to the GW Hospital for minor smoke inhalation at 9 p.m., department […]
The Ivory Tower, a 729-bed residence hall with dining venues on its basement floor, is currently under construction and set to open to students in August. The facility, which will house students in New Hall-style doubles and quads, will feature five eating establishments, several music rooms and an underground parking garage, said University officials on […]
GW students exercised their second amendment right to bear firearms on Saturday at National Rifle Association headquarters. The NRA and National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Va. welcomed 20 members of the College Republicans for a tour and lessons in safe gun handling. Students also practiced shooting semi-automatic pistols in an underground range. “If we can […]
Freshman Matthew Saunders, an electronic media major, said he was accepted to several of the top communications schools in the country but thought that GW would best help him launch a career in television direction. He said he was attracted by the School of Media and Public Affairs’ selectivity and its boasting of hands-on experience […]