August 26, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 4

Stories from the August 26, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Maintenance problems plague summer residents

Residents in City Hall and Ivory Tower encountered several maintenance issues during their summer stay, but the University said the problems have been fixed and preparations for fall move-in have been underway for nearly a year. In City Hall, ongoing air conditioning issues, early-morning fire alarms and malfunctioning electronics prompted the University to offer rebates […]

New police chief to seek community input

New University Police Department Chief Kevin Hay said he hopes to increase both his and UPD’s visibility on campus and the surrounding community when he assumes the position next month. Hay, 51, is a former Park Police officer. He replaces former UPD Chief Dolores Stafford, who spent nearly 20 years at the University. Hay said […]

Spotlight On: Ding Ren

Whether she’s performing “Observations with a Typewriter” at the Lawrence A. Fleischman Gallery, receiving her master’s of fine arts degree from GW or teaching photography, Ding Ren is making a name for herself. Hatchet arts put the local artist and GW teaching assistant under the spotlight after her most recent performance where she observed visitors […]

Square 54 Whole Foods hopes to accept GWorld

The upscale Whole Foods Market supermarket chain has signed a lease to open up a store in Square 54, the development across from the Foggy Bottom Metro, and a spokeswoman for the company said the store hopes to accept GWorld as a method of payment. Ivy Goldberg, a representative from OrganicWorks PR — the firm […]

GW study rates U.S. Senators’ ‘Digital IQ’

In a world of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, Republican Senators have an edge over their Democratic counterparts, a joint study by researchers at GW and New York University found. GW School of Business Dean Doug Guthrie and Professor Scott Galloway of NYU’s Stern School of Business rated all of the members of the United States […]

Students trade classroom for campaign trail this fall

Caught up in the campaign fervor surrounding the November midterm elections, senior Moses Weisberg made a choice. Instead of returning to campus this fall to begin his senior year, he’ll be trading a semester of college for the opportunity to be in the middle of the political action this election season. Weisberg is working on […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Graduate Student Services Fair Learn about the resources available to graduate students. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday G-Dub First Night Colonial NightCap and GWise host a kick-off event for students with free food, bowling, billiards, laser tag and dancing. Marvin Center 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Move-in begins Move-in for […]

Staff Editorial: An open letter to the new University Police Chief

Dear Chief Hay, In an Aug. 16th Hatchet article, you noted that one of your primary goals is to learn UPD’s strengths and weaknesses and act accordingly. While we don’t presume to know more than your new department, The Hatchet’s editorial board considered your plan and has compiled a list of areas in which UPD […]