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.

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]