Tag: Eleanor Holmes Norton

Knapp, DMV leaders talk infrastructure, area growth

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 […]

John Oliver declares support for D.C. statehood

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 […]

Tony Bennett receives President’s Medal for commitment to the arts

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 […]

Circulator buses now to operate through National Mall

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 […]