Four months since D.C. residents voted for statehood, a Republican Congress stands in the way, prompting supporters to look nationally.
This post was written by Hatchet staff writer Lauren Gomez. University President Steven Knapp moderated a forum Wednesday morning on business and government in the DMV region, featuring a panel with Mayor Muriel Bowser, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D.C.’s congressional delegate, presented the panel and spoke on points […]
D.C.’s non-voting member of Congress is calling to create incentives for D.C. federal prisoners if they participate in programs to keep them from returning to jail.
Representatives of the District are taking the D.C. statehood movement national.
In case you missed it, here’s the best and worst news from around campus and the District this week.
John Oliver may have just made himself the apple of every D.C. politician’s eye. The host of the HBO satirical news show “Last Week Tonight” advocated for D.C. statehood Sunday night – with song – arousing praise from the D.C. community who objects to the District’s inability to pass laws or define its own budget […]
University President Steven Knapp awarded the highest award he can give, the George Washington University President’s Metal, to crooner Tony Bennett and his wife, Susan Benedetto, for their dedication to the arts at the Corcoran building Thursday night. “It’s a particular pleasure to recognize the contributions of Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto to arts education […]
The District’s Circulator bus will begin its new route through the National Mall this Sunday, according to Greater Greater Washington. The Circulator’s new route was mad possible by funding from the National Park Service that began in 2011, a change that allows the bus to now provide service through the interior of the Mall. The […]
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., joined a panel of universities’ Title IX coordinators and other local sexual assault prevention advocates for a discussion about sexual violence on college campuses on Thursday night.
Norton spoke alongside leaders from Planned Parenthood and Reproductive Rights Action League. The group urged the audience to “Fight for our right to choose.”