From First Lady Michelle Obama’s surprise visit to the Smith Center to GW’s merger with the Corcoran, here are some of the biggest stories you might have missed over the summer.
August 21, 2014
Volume 111, Issue 5
Stories from the August 21, 2014 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Officials installed 500 new washers and dryers across campus this summer, the first time the University has replaced some machines in nearly a decade.
As your time at GW passes, your tastes change as well. Here’s a year-by-year guide, from the best coffee to survive freshman year to the mixed drinks to celebrate graduation.
J Street will undergo its first venue changes in two years this semester, as the University replaces two Asian eateries with traditional American fare and closes the campus dining hall’s largest venue.
John Danneker, who has led Eckles Library for nearly a decade, will step down next week.
A GW Law School professor was the first to suggest that a special prosecutor should investigate the White House’s role in the Watergate scandal forty years ago.
Clark Construction is looking for new companies to finish electrical work at two multi-million dollar campus construction sites after the former contractor suddenly declared bankruptcy, threatening to delay the projects.
After a 1-1 draw against American last week and a 1-0 win against Delaware in exhibition play Saturday, confidence is radiating from the team as it looks to build on the success of last year’s 7-5-5 season.
The University sent a letter to faculty earlier this month asking them not to tell students about cheaper online resources to buy textbooks, insisting instead that they direct them to the bookstore.
While teams went home and took a break from competition over the summer, GW sports still generated plenty of buzz. Here are the top storylines you may have missed.