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.

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 […]

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 […]