Posted Sunday, Aug. 1, 3:10 p.m. The J Street food court is set reopen by August 28 despite the fact that most dining venues are still far from completion. Only a new grocery store is close to being done, but University officials said the Marvin Center eatery will be ready when students return to campus […]
July 6, 2004
Volume 101, Issue 5
Stories from the July 6, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
I am writing this letter to express my opinion of GW’s journalism program. I hope that the task force, which is working to restructure the School of Media and Public Affairs, will take my suggestions into consideration. From reading the task force’s report and Hatchet articles, it seems as though many of the original suggestions […]
Posted Friday, Aug. 20, 12:46 p.m. For the sixth consecutive year, GW has failed to place in U.S. News and World Report’s top 50 national universities rankings. The University, which was ranked 51 last year, dropped a notch, tying Pepperdine and Syracuse universities in the 52nd spot.
Well spent I would just like to remark that I was disappointed in the Hatchet’s coverage of Monumental Celebration Commencement Weekend. As a graduating senior, I cannot think of a better way, and certainly a better place to celebrate our time at GW, than at Monumental. Instead of choosing to cover the event and the […]
The dining service provider Aramark inked a new deal with the University last month that will allow it to operate campus venues for the next 10 years. Both Aramark and GW officials declined to disclose the terms of the new contract, which replaces a five-year deal that expired in late June. But Louis Katz, the […]
Hatchet Arts Editor How do you look at a stranger? Without ever having a conversation, do you think you could convince yourself that someone is evil? In The Radiant Abyss, the first play fully commissioned by the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, stalwart businesswoman Erin Skidmore (Janis Dardaris) has no trouble convincing herself that members of […]
Students will find a completely renovated and redesigned J Street featuring Wendy’s and new Asian and Mexican dining venues upon returning to campus this fall. Aramark, which operates most Marvin Center dining services and recently signed a 10-year contract extension with GW, is getting rid of most venues on the Marvin Center’s ground level and […]
Posted Tuesday, Aug. 3, 5:54 p.m. Students moving into GW dorms later this month may be affected by heightened security measures in Foggy Bottom. After a new terrorism warning Sunday named nearby buildings as potential targets, some students may have their vehicles inspected by police. Freshmen moving into Thurston Hall, which houses over 1,000 students, […]
The D.C. City Council will begin hearings next week on an emergency bill that would allow Metropolitan Police officers to once again make underage drinking arrests. The hearings, which are set to begin July 13, come in response to a court-ordered injunction that has temporarily turned underage drinking into a civil offense, meaning MPD can […]
With a record number of students and parents on hand, Colonial Inauguration started off smoothly last month despite a decrease in available space. GW hosted four of its five freshman orientation sessions in June and will hold the last from July 7-9. About 510 students and 380 parents attended each of four June CIs, an […]