May 10, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 1

Stories from the May 10, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Kappa Kappa Gamma house catches fire

A fire broke out on the third floor of the Kappa Kappa Gamma townhouse Saturday afternoon, with smoke and flames visible from the ground on 23rd Street, according to eyewitness reports. Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Gerhart confirmed the fire started in room 301 at approximately 4:40 p.m. The fire was contained to one room, no […]

From Trachtenberg: A heartfelt goodbye

For nearly two decades, former University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg welcomed students in the fall and bade farewell to seniors each spring. Now, on May 16, the end of the Trachtenberg era will be marked at the University-wide Commencement on the National Mall. The class of 2010 is the last group of students to have […]

Senior Stories: Andi Israel: The go-getter

Graduating senior Andi Israel has always been ambitious. It was that ambition that made her pack up her belongings and head to D.C. from Los Angeles, and it was her ambition that landed her an array of high profile internships during her time at GW. When Israel decided she wanted to intern at the Department […]

Men’s basketball coach departs for DePaul

Brian Ellerbe, who has been an assistant coach for the GW men’s basketball team since last July, will leave to take the same position at DePaul University in Chicago, the coach announced last Thursday. Ellerbe, who has previously been a head coach at Michigan and at Loyola -Maryland., will join the staff of new Blue […]

Crime Log

Assault 4/30/2010 – Public property on campus – 2:01 a.m. – Case closed University Police responded to a report of a possible fight. Officers made contact with a student who said he was hit in the face after a verbal altercation with a subject, who had fled the scene before officers arrived. No identifiable subjects […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Telling the Untold Stories SMPA and the Pulitzer Center will screen the winning videos from “YouTube: Project Report,” a contest for aspiring journalists covering underreported issues. Jack Morton Auditorium | 6 p.m. Tuesday Hike and Wine Join TRAiLS for a morning hike through a Virginia state park, accompanied by a group wine tasting at […]

Former first lady discusses new memoir

Former first lady Laura Bush discussed memories from her childhood, her courtship with former President George W. Bush and the causes she continues to fight for Thursday night in front of a packed Lisner Auditorium. Bush traveled to Lisner to promote her new memoir, “Spoken From the Heart,” which was officially released May 4. The […]