June 13, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 3

Stories from the June 13, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Man falls from GW Hospital ledge, sustains serious injuries

Sunday, July 20 A man fell from a GW Hospital window ledge Saturday afternoon and landed on the edge of an inflatable mat about 40 feet below, after threatening to jump for four hours. The young black male, who has not been identified, was in “very critical” condition after respondents took him inside the hospital […]

SA senator has a ‘skeleton’ in the closet

In politics, a skeleton in the closet can be career ending. But for graduate student and Student Association Sen. Chris Hedquist, his skeletons have enabled him to travel the world, gain celebrity abroad, win medals and even acquire his own Wikipedia page. Hedquist, who serves as both the vice president of the GW MBA Association, […]

Community group appeals 20-year Campus Plan

Tuesday, July 8 The Foggy Bottom Association filed an appeal with the D.C. Zoning Commission last week, challenging their approval of the University’s 20-year Campus Plan. The development agreement outlining and limiting the scope of the University’s expansion in Foggy Bottom over the next two decades was approved in late 2007. It has been a […]

Campus Myths: Fact or fiction: presidents on campus

The United States Secret Service performs many important functions: presidential protection, the investigation of counterfeit currency and – picking up Lindy’s hamburgers? Jim Eckels, the owner of Lindy’s Red Lion on 20th and I streets, confirmed the rumor that President Gerald Ford would send some of his black-suited cohorts over to I Street to bring […]

SEAS hires new dean from U. Texas

Friday, July 25 Renowned aerospace engineer David Dolling will assume the deanship at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences on Sept. 1, University officials announced last week. Dolling is currently an associate dean for academic affairs and professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin. He will replace former […]

Longtime Foggy Bottom resident dies at 88

Monday, July 14 Lucille Molinelli, a prominent Foggy Bottom resident known for her passionate and thoughtful relationships with the neighborhood and the University, died June 22 in her F Street residence. She was 88. The Michigan-native moved to Foggy Bottom in 1948, eventually becoming one of the most longstanding and venerable members of the community. […]

Where to Work: Campus jobs abound for GW class of 2012

Capitol Hill internships generally don’t pay the bills. And for those students who want to make some cash on the side, the right job might be just around the corner. In addition to the on-campus jobs publicized at Colonial Inauguration and throughout the year, some of the most popular student jobs are at the Health […]

Scarborough stresses modesty at GSPM graduation

Wednesday, July 30 MSNBC television host and former Republican congressman Joe Scarborough advised graduates of the Graduate School of Political Management on Saturday afternoon to be humble while pursuing their professional goals. Scarborough, also a former attorney and editor of The Florida Sun, cited his own experiences as models for others at the school’s graduation […]