While most students were well into their summer vacations, University President Steven Knapp was spending his three and a half months off traveling, speaking and organizing, often on behalf of GW. “A University presidency is certainly no longer a nine-month job, if it ever was!” Knapp joked in an e-mail to The Hatchet. Shortly after […]
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.
The Hatchet’s list of can’t-miss events are guaranteed excitement in your first months back to school, and are sure to show you a great time, both on campus and off. D.C. Fashion Week: For the couture-obsessed, check out the District’s largest fashion exhibition during fashion week, Sept. 20-26. Featuring designers from around the world, some […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
GW’s Sigma Chi fraternity was awarded the prestigious J. Dwight Peterson Award this year, making it one of three Sigma Chi chapters nationwide to be awarded the distinction this year.
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 […]