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Professor emeritus to establish chemistry professorship

Officials said Michael King, the former chair of the chemistry department, and his family will fund the professorship as a part of their gift to GW.

Weekend Outlook- Attend a mini music festival at The Kennedy Center

Attend an outdoor mini music festival at the Kennedy Center, visit a Smithsonian museum or visit a fashion-centric pop-up exhibit.

NASA-funded Milken study finds racial disparities in air pollution

The study found nitrogen dioxide to be disproportionately lower within disenfranchised, minority neighborhoods during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ANC calls for beautification of Virginia Avenue

By Zachary Blackburn Yesterday

The ANC unanimously called on DDOT to plant trees in the median of Virginia Avenue from Rock Creek Parkway to G Street NW during its meeting Wednesday.

Guest policy rollback expands to off-campus students

Summer residents can now host off-campus students in their rooms if they have access to other buildings on campus. 

WMATA to extend rail service to midnight this weekend

WMATA officials said the change will allow more flexibility to people who have to work late.

Officials rehiring events staff after layoffs last year

By Isha Trivedi July 15

Officials are looking to hire events staff after many in the department were laid off last year to mitigate the financial impact of the pandemic.

One percent of student population received vaccine exemption

By Isha Trivedi July 15

Officials said unvaccinated people must continue to wear masks, undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and complete daily symptom checks to maintain campus access.

Deborah Berezdivin remembered by GW community

GW community members remember the rising junior for her devotion to family members and her Jewish culture.

GW Hillel opens new facility on campus

By Lauren Sforza July 15

A Kosher dining venue, two floors dedicated to Hillel activities and two floors that will be leased by GW were among the building’s final plans.

Suspects attempt armed robbery near Academic Center

The suspects, one armed with a pistol, attempted to rob approximately $180 from a man who had just finished servicing an ATM in Rome Hall, according to MPD.

Dish of the Week: Baker's Daughter's chorizo breakfast tacos

By Diego Mendoza Friday

Get out of yoru breakfast rut with chorizo breakfast tacos from the newly opened specialty market, cafe fusion, Baker’s Daughter.

Weekend Outlook - Attend a yoga class at the Wharf

Explore the Washington National Cathedral Gardens, volunteer at H Street Farms and take a yoga class at District Pier.  

Dish of the Week: Seoul Food D.C.'s rainbow soba bowl

By Clara Duhon July 15

Head to Seoul Food D.C. to taste refeshing and satisfying plant-based Korean and Asian fusion dishes.

Dish of the Week: Grazie Grazie's Cha Cha chickpea fritter sub

By Rhyma Asim July 9

The next time you’re at The Wharf, grab a bite at Grazie Grazie, a modern Italian sandwich joint that puts a gourmet twist on classic subs.

Weekend Outlook - Visit DC Lines art exhibit at the Amy Kaslow gallery

By Anna Boone July 9

Don’t get caught in the Foggy Bottom bubble this weekend. Instead, out to explore vibrant art, music and food around the city.

Former Harvard assistant coach named softball head coach

By Nuria Diaz July 13

Former Havard softball assistant coach Chrissy Schoonmaker will helm softball this upcoming season

SCOTUS sides with student athletes against NCAA in landmark decision

By Nuria Diaz and Roman Bobek June 26

The Supreme Court sided with college athletes against the NCAA, allowing an increase in education-related compensation

Men’s basketball adds another player to depleted roster

By Nuria Diaz and Roman Bobek June 18

Sophomore forward Qwanzi Samuels verbally commits to GW, marking sixth roster addition since eight players left the program.

Sailing caps final varsity year at coed nationals

By Roman Bobek June 18

Sailing earned a tenth place finish at the ICSA Coed National Championships, ending the program’s final season of varsity status.

Softball records first-ever NCAA tournament appearance

By Roman Bobek May 24

The Colonials took home their first solo A-10 title last week and capped off a historic season with their first NCAA tournament appearance last Saturday.

Mapping D.C. neighborhoods

The Hatchet sat down with residents throughout D.C. to learn about how their neighborhoods enrich the city.

Sights of Commencement 2021

GW held a virtual graduation this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the class of 2021 still celebrated together on the National Mall and at sites around campus.

Departing Vol. 117 editors reflect on their time at The Hatchet

By Thais Kolganov May 16

As their time on The GW Hatchet comes to a close, Volume 117 editors Sarah Roach, Lizzie Mintz and Kiran Hoeffner-Shah reflect and look toward the future of the paper.

Snapshot: Construction workers remove Marvin Center sign from building's exterior

By Anthony Peltier July 1

Construction workers removed the “Cloyd Heck Marvin Center” lettering from the building’s exterior Wednesday after officials announced the building’s renaming

Images of Black Lives Matter Plaza following Derek Chauvin verdict

By Zach Brien April 22

Crowds gathered at Black Lives Matter Plaza Tuesday evening after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd.

Photo essay: Student workers through COVID-19 pandemic

We checked in with student employees to see how they are balancing classes, their shifts and the risks of going to work during a pandemic.

Photos: Inauguration Day across the District

Massive road closures and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic forced people to observe President Joe Biden’s inauguration from afar this year.

Sights of campus before Inauguration Day

In case you’re not in the District, here are some of the sights around campus as Inauguration Day nears.

Getting to the Bottom of It: LeBlanc's departure

By Alec Rich and Ciara Regan May 23

Host Alec Rich speaks with professors Erin Chapman and Andrew Zimmerman about LeBlanc’s decision to leave GW.

What's New Buff and Blue: Finding local shows

By Ciara Regan and Sarah Sachs May 17

On this week’s episode of “What’s New Buff and Blue,” podcast host Sarah Sachs speaks with Naomi-Grace Panlaqui about a new app that helps users find local events in the DC area.

Getting to the Bottom of It: Talking to Tonic

By Alec Rich and Ciara Regan May 16

On this week’s episode of “Getting to the Bottom of It,” podcast host Alec Rich speaks with Jeremy Pollok from Tonic about reopening plans.