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.

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 […]

Your D.C. Dining Experience

Kinkead’s Looking for a special place to toast your accomplishments, but don’t want to travel too far? Look no farther than Kinkead’s, located right on campus. The menu offers a variety of seafood dishes like pan-seared sea scallops and crispy whole yellow tail snapper. Be sure to save room for dessert, with homemade ice cream […]

‘Top Chef’ judge heads to Foggy Bottom

Head judge on Bravo’s “Top Chef” television series Tom Colicchio promoted the need for healthy, affordable food at the Foggy Bottom FRESHFARM Market Wednesday afternoon. The event was held at the market behind GW Hospital as a way to introduce “Good Food, Good Jobs,” an initiative in support of local farmers. Colicchio – winner of […]

Senior Stories: Simon Hernandez: The media mogul

Simon Hernandez was drawn to GW for all the right reasons and over the last four years, he has made it his business to take advantage of D.C. “If I was going to study journalism and politics, GW and DC were the places to be,” he said. After talking his way out of the prerequisite […]

Camp Kesem event raises $5,000

The GW chapter of Camp Kesem raised $5,000 at its annual “Share the Magic” fundraiser April 30, inviting administrators and local residents to the Mount Vernon campus. Camp Kesem – a summer camp for children whose parents are battling cancer – hosted the silent auction and dinner to raise money for the program’s operating costs. […]

Senior Stories: Stephanie Moser: The interesting intern

It’s hard to believe that for School of Business student Stephanie Moser, taking advantage of D.C.’s professional opportunities was once a daunting task after a quiet freshman year living on the Mount Vernon campus. “At first I just thought I would never understand how to get around,” Moser said. “I was kind of nervous about […]

December graduates return for Commencement

After GW’s Commencement ceremony on the National Mall on Sunday, graduates will begin their post-collegiate lives in the real world – finding both a job and a place to live outside the borders of the University’s campus. But for seniors who graduated in December, the transition from student to full-time member of the work force […]

University grows Yellow Ribbon Program

GW will expand its commitment to the Yellow Ribbon Program, providing a 35 percent increase in tuition benefits for graduate student veterans through the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the University announced last month. The University will now pay $5,120 per veteran graduate student per year, a 35 percent increase in support, bringing the total cost of […]