January 30, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 37

Stories from the January 30, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Law school adds health care policy program

The GW Law School will launch a health law and policy program this fall that looks to address the future of the health care industry, after receiving a $1 million donation in November, the school’s dean announced Friday. As the debate over the 2010 health care reform law heads to the Supreme Court in March, […]

Zoning hearing set for textile museum construction

The University will make its case for the GW Museum at a public hearing April 5 to gain city approval for the project. Construction on the $22 million project linking the cross-town Textile Museum with a collection of historical D.C. artifacts donated to GW last year, is set to begin by late summer, pending approval […]

Alumnus battles for council seat

It’s been a decade since alumnus Max Skolnik left the University, but his passion for education has not let up. As a Democratic candidate for a seat on the D.C. Council representing Ward 4 – the northernmost part of the city, including Fort Totten, Petworth and Takoma – Skolnik hopes to have a hand in […]


Monday Film screening and award presentation D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and SnagFilms will screen the post-prison documentary “Released to Life,” produced by GW’s documentary institute. Marvin Center Amphitheater – 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday A discussion on U.S. leadership with Department of State’s Jake Sullivan The Elliott School of International Affairs will host State Department […]

Fueling up on a new slice of New York-style pie

There’s a new District spot providing a heavy dose of quality American food that separates itself from all the other burger and pizza joints because of its quality New York City-inspired dough. As I walked into the newest addition to the FUEL Pizza chain at 1606 K St., I got the feeling of a small-town […]

GW Law School to host four Supreme Court justices

Four Supreme Court justices and three European human rights judges will visit the GW Law School in March to discuss the judicial system’s role in protecting civil and political rights. Justices Samuel Alito, Stephen Breyer, Anthony Kennedy and Sonia Sotomayor will join judges from the European Court of Human Rights as well as legal scholars […]