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.

City approves Mount Vernon campus plan

Despite months of negotiations between community members and GW officials over the 2010 Mount Vernon Campus Plan, neighbors of the campus are still unsatisfied with the final agreements. Under the approved plan – which was passed by the D.C. Zoning Commission late last month – the daily maximum student headcount will increase by 10 percent […]

Senior Stories: Dan Sadlosky: A Republican role model

It’s an opportunity GW Hill staffer wannabes dream about – turning a congressional internship into a full-time job after graduation. And graduating senior Dan Sadlosky is doing it, trading up from staff assistant to legislative aide for Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA. Sadlosky started working for Scalise during his sophomore year soon after the congressman won […]

Things to do Commencement weekend

D.C. Yoga Week Featuring Yoga on the Mall May 15, 1 to 5 p.m. Put the stress of Commencement behind you and sink into a downward-facing dog pose against the backdrop of the Washington Monument. Enjoy a free outdoor yoga class at the southwest corner of 15th Street and Constitution Avenue – but don’t forget […]

Times Square suspect ‘inspired’ by former GW graduate student

The Pakistani-American man suspected of attempting to bomb Times Square earlier this month recently told investigators he was inspired by a former GW graduate student who has been linked with several militant attacks. The former student, Anwar Al-Awlaki, attended GW as a part-time doctoral of education candidate and worked as an assistant to a Muslim […]

Senior Stories: Peter Weiss: The political organizer

College Democrats President Peter Weiss was not on campus for one of his organization’s biggest victories during his four years at GW. Instead, he spent Election Night 2008 in Columbus, Ohio as a field organizer for the Obama campaign. “I’ve learned that life is more fun and interesting when you find meaningful activities to engage […]

Commencement Schedule

Thursday, May 13 Class of 2010 Toast, Picture and Gift Presentation11:40 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kogan Plaza Doctoral Hooding Ceremony5 p.m., Charles E. Smith Center Friday, May 14 Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Commissioning Ceremony8 a.m., Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington, Va. (Rain site: Location to be announced) Elliott School of International Affairs Celebration11 a.m., […]

Commencement Speakers

First lady Michelle Obama will be the keynote speaker for the University-wide Commencement ceremony and will receive an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree. Since entering the White House, Obama has been an avid advocate of public service and issued GW a 100,000 service hour challenge in that spirit. The University has surpassed that goal, […]

Community, University celebrate FoBoGro grand opening

After more than three years of planning and preparation, the creators of the updated Foggy Bottom Grocery – known as FoBoGro – celebrated with a grand opening party Friday afternoon. Free beer, wine and food drew about 200 people to the event, which recognized many in the District who contributed to the business, including GW […]