The Hatchet Blogs
The National Mall will become GW basketball's playground next year. Or, at least, it will look like it.
Federal judge Randall Rader went against the grain when speaking to GW Law graduates Sunday, telling them to dream of coming back to a place like GW instead of extending to the corners of the world.
Kerry Washington didn’t expect to play a frog in a GW student musical her junior year. And she didn’t expect to speak to about 7,000 graduates Sunday on a misty National Mall, perched in front of a scaffolded Washington Monument.
After years of a tough work load leading up to their celebration, graduates of the College of Professional Studies and the Graduate School of Political Management were finally given a simple task: to listen.
The student speaker at the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences's second graduation ceremony Saturday spent his few minutes at the podium to decry campus dining administrators for their allegedly illegal firing of a 25-year employee.
After earning degrees in 17 different programs, GW’s health sciences graduates recited the School of Medicine and Health Sciences pledge in unison Saturday.
The Colonials now sit with a 15-9 conference record, a remarkable four-place jump into the five spot of the playoff standings. They will face fourth-seeded Xavier in Charlotte, N.C. Wednesday.
School of Public Health and Health Services graduates were charged with a hefty challenge Saturday: heal the world.
Graduates of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences were reminded of how others have criticized their generation Saturday, but speakers encouraged them to seek out opportunities in order to show critics their true abilities.
Raymond Oglethorpe, former president of America Online, asked the the aspiring teachers graduating Saturday from the Graduate School of Education and Human Development to reject mediocrity and “make a dent in the universe.”
The life of an engineering student is filled with all-nights, exams and senior projects – but all that ended Friday after the School of Engineering and Applied Science's graduation ceremony.
Speakers at the School of Nursing celebration reminded graduates that now was a time to reflect not only on their personal journey, but their impact on the lives of their patients.
Zero wins. Nine losses. The inaugural season with head coach Gregg Ritchie and the newly renovated Barctoft Park was underway, but looked to be going nowhere quickly. Maybe it would take a few years to build a program that was capable of finding a winning season.
Speakers from both the GW School of Business and Elliott School of International Affairs charged students with setting their goals higher in graduation celebrations Friday.
Information has never been more accessible to academia’s elite – but the next generation of academics will tackle that as a challenge.
In the shadow of the towering Iwo Jima Memorial, graduates of GW's Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps still got a lesson in humility.
The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the strategic plan Friday – the ultimate endorsement for a decade-long University blueprint that will almost immediately affect students and researchers.
Alumnus Nelson Carbonell, a fierce advocate for the University's burgeoning science and engineering focus, will replace Russ Ramsay as chair starting in July.
Senior centerfielder Autumn Taylor was selected Thursday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association to the Mid-Atlantic Region First Team, another honor after nabbing an Atlantic 10 second-team all conference player earlier this month.