The Hatchet Blogs

Friday July 22
4:01 p.m.
Hatchet file photo by Dan Rich | Photo Editor

Lonergan, coach’s attorney speak out amid allegations

Men's basketball head coach Mike Lonergan posted a statement to his Facebook page Friday amid an "verbal and emotional abuse," allegations reported by the Washington Post.

Thursday July 21
8:50 p.m.

Irene Ly: This week’s best and worst

In case you missed it, here’s the best and worst news from around campus and the District this week.

7:53 p.m.

Weekend Outlook

Fill your weekend with a variety of music, an exhibit on three comedians and a festival celebrating independent publishing.

5:19 p.m.

Former players defend Lonergan on Twitter

Several former players came out in defense of Mike Lonergan on Twitter Wednesday after the Washington Post reported damning allegations against the fifth-year men’s basketball head coach.

2:02 p.m.

GW drops more than 160 spots in Money magazine rankings

GW took a significant hit in this year's Money magazine rankings, which reflects the return on investment for more than 700 universities nationwide.

12:35 p.m.
Current and former men's basketball players and staffers said head coach Mike Lonergan created an uncomfortable team environment. Hatchet file photo by Dan Rich | Photo Editor

Men’s basketball players allege verbal, emotional abuse from Lonergan

Fifth-year men’s basketball head coach Mike Lonergan has come under fire for ‘verbal and emotional abuse’ towards players, the Washington Post’s Adam Kilgore reported Wednesday.

Wednesday July 20
2:38 p.m.
The International Services Office moved to Colonial Crossroads. Hatchet file photo

International Services Office moves to Marvin Center

The International Services Office recently replaced the Civic Engagement and Public Service Center in Colonial Crossroads in the Marvin Center.

Tuesday July 19
6:03 p.m.

Medical school creates center for health care research

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences has created a new Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research, according to a press release.

5:43 p.m.

Cancer center receives $1 million grant to equalize health care

The GW Cancer Center received a $1 million grant for a training program to promote health equity and improve communications for patients and providers, according to a release.

1:35 p.m.

Board of Trustees chair elected to second term

The Board of Trustees has elected Nelson Carbonell to a second three-year term as chair of the Board of Trustees, which began on July 1.

Sunday July 17
11:50 a.m.

Laura Castro Lindarte: Getting used to ‘boredom’ isn’t easy

Apart from adding to a resume or making money over the summer, it’s no wonder why so many of us get summer internships or jobs – we need something to do.

Friday July 15
9:16 p.m.
GW Safety and Security released this photo of a man allegedly carrying an assault rifle near campus.

Man believed to be armed near campus was off-duty officer

Authorities were searching for a man believed to be carrying an assault rifle near 24th Street and New Hampshire Avenue.

Thursday July 14
4:48 p.m.

Hispanic leadership institute names director, senior fellow

The GW Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute named a director and senior fellow for the institute this week, according to a University release Wednesday.

3:50 p.m.
Provost Forrest Maltzman presents tuition and enrollment statistics at a staff town hall Wednesday. Dan Rich | Photo Editor

Top officials talk budget, position cuts at staff town hall

About 40 staff members met in Duques Hall Wednesday evening to learn more about recent budget cuts from top officials.

3:15 p.m.

Irene Ly: This week’s best and worst

In case you missed it, here’s the best and worst news from around campus and the District this week.

11:15 a.m.

Alumnus’ video parody highlights moderate stance in presidential election

Chris Cafero, who graduated from GW in 2010, and his New York-based sketch comedy group, Uncle Function, released the video last week.

Wednesday July 13
11:01 p.m.

Weekend Outlook

“Pokemon Go” has taken over everyone’s lives, so if you’re looking to catch ‘em all – or just have a good time – we’ve got your weekend plans ready for you.

9:21 p.m.

GW researchers named leaders in $28 million HIV project

Researchers from GW received a $28 million grant from the NIH to lead an 18-site collaboration to find a cure for HIV.

6:39 p.m.

Public health school launches new data-based online degree

The Milken Institute School of Public Health will launch a new online degree program in health informatics, according to a press release.

10:14 a.m.
University President Steven Knapp issued a statement Tuesday about race relations on campus. Hatchet file photo

Knapp calls for ‘sustained’ racial dialogue after national violence

University President Steven Knapp called for a campus-wide concentration on racial inclusion this upcoming academic year in a statement reacting to racially charged shootings last week.