For the fourth consecutive year, the University’s Commencement ceremony will take place on the National Mall. Although GW has filed the appropriate paperwork, the Park Service has not yet confirmed the event. University Spokeswoman Tracy Schario attributed this to presidential inauguration activities. “Our plan is to use the National Mall,” she said. Set for Sunday, […]
January 15, 2009
Volume 105, Issue 33
Stories from the January 15, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
CRIME LOG Destruction 12/21/09 – Thurston Hall – case closed Someone drew an obscene picture on a resident’s door in Thurston. No suspects or witnesses Unlawful Entry 12/29/09 – 12:30 p.m. – Burns Law Library – case closed University Police Department officers responded to a call that there was a man in the law library […]
Correction appended The School of Medical and Health Sciences submitted the required plan to remove its probation in late December, a spokeswoman for the school said this week. The submission was two weeks ahead of the deadline set by the accrediting body, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, said Deborah Hudson, assistant vice president of […]
Harry Bergman/Hatchet photographer Sophomore Shelby Hickman waves to a student wearing a bear costume promoting GW TRAILS Wednesday afternoon.
On Tuesday, President-elect Barack Obama will deliver a highly-anticipated inaugural address that will likely go down in history, and three former presidential speechwriters said in a panel discussion Thursday they have high expectations. The fifth and final installment of the “What Do We Do Now? A Workbook for the President-Elect” series featured Raymond Price, Walter […]
A New York man pleaded guilty Monday to attacking an bar employee with a bottle at McFadden’s Bar and Grill last month. David Casagrande, 21, was arrested on Dec. 13 on charges of assault with a deadly weapon for attacking Michael Stiltz, 23, who court documents state is an employee at McFadden’s. Around 1:30 a.m., […]
Thursday Speech Writing and the Inaugural Address Marvin Kalb and Stephen Hess co-host three former presidential speechwriters, who will discuss how to craft an inaugural address. 4:30 p.m. Jack Morton Auditorium GW College Republicans Farewell Address Party Watch President George W. Bush’s farewell address with the CRs. 7:30 p.m. Marvin Center suite 411 Friday BBC […]
It was billed as a celebration, but Sunday’s Obama RadioNation event in Lisner Auditorium was equal parts political rally and discussion. Fans of progressive talk radio gathered to hear from six different radio hosts and several other liberal luminaries. Hosted by longtime commentator Bill Press, Obama RadioNation was broadcast live on C-SPAN and radio stations […]
Professor Steven Livingston taught the first day of his introduction to political communication course via webcam from Iraq, with the sounds of bombs exploding in the background. Livingston and Sean Aday, professors in the School of Media and Public Affairs, spent winter break teaching Iraqi government spokespeople and journalists how to establish a more accountable […]