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Man arrested for alleged assault on MPD officer, failure to appear in court
By Fiona Riley, Assistant News Editor • February 26, 2024
A Metropolitan Police Department officer pulled out a 40 mm gun on the suspect at the intersection of 21st and Virginia Avenue on Sunday after he allegedly assaulted her.
Crime log: Subject barred after shoplifting at bookstore
By Max Porter, Contributing News Editor • February 26, 2024

Credit Card Fraud Off Campus 2/16/2024 - Unknown Time Open Case A female student reported an attempted fraudulent purchase posted to...

Online education provider, GW partner faces financial decline
By Ianne Salvosa, News Editor • February 26, 2024
GW enlists the service of edX for online degree programs and boot camps, which officials have spent more than $33 million on in fiscal year 2023.
Cherished English professor, British romanticism scholar dies at 40
By Fiona Riley, Assistant News Editor • February 26, 2024
Daniel DeWispelare, a tenured associate professor of English, is remembered as a compassionate and endlessly curious scholar.
Posters decrying the disappearance of Kitty Snows were posted throughout the historic Foggy Bottom neighborhood.
Cat-astrophe: Neighbors quarrel after resident takes beloved alley cat
By Erika Filter and Sachini Adikari February 25, 2024
A local took in a semi-feral neighborhood cat, Kitty Snows. Neighbors want her back.
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Man arrested for alleged assault on MPD officer, failure to appear in court
Man arrested for alleged assault on MPD officer, failure to appear in court
By Fiona Riley, Assistant News Editor • February 26, 2024
A Metropolitan Police Department officer pulled out a 40 mm gun on the suspect at the intersection of 21st and Virginia Avenue on Sunday after he allegedly assaulted her.
Crime log: Subject barred after shoplifting at bookstore
By Max Porter, Contributing News Editor • February 26, 2024

Credit Card Fraud Off Campus 2/16/2024 - Unknown Time Open Case A...

Peter Sacco, the executive director of four local Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, will temporarily remain in a volunteer capacity.
ANC executive director to depart after more than a decade in neighborhood government
By Erika Filter, News Editor • February 26, 2024
Peter Sacco departed his role on Friday as the executive director of four local governing bodies, including Foggy Bottom's, after 11 years.
Commuters pass by the Milken Institute School of Public Health as students study inside.
Online education provider, GW partner faces financial decline
By Ianne Salvosa, News Editor • February 26, 2024
GW enlists the service of edX for online degree programs and boot camps, which officials have spent more than $33 million on in fiscal year 2023.
University President Ellen Granberg sits during a Faculty Senate meeting this semester.
Officials to hold faculty, student discussion sessions to inform strategic plan
By Rachel Moon and Hannah Marr February 26, 2024
The discussions will mark the beginning of the creation of GW's new strategic plan, the University has not had a strategic plan since 2020.
Staff editorial: Don't only blame AI for soaring cheating cases
By Editorial Board February 26, 2024
The rise of artificial intelligence tools and the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic have overlapped to make cheating easier than ever.
Perspective: I will not 'Disagree Better' about transphobia
By Riley Goodfellow, Contributing Opinions Editor • February 26, 2024
As I mourn the death of Nex Benedict, I implore University officials to recognize that transgender students are people worthy of love and in need of protection.
Column: Acknowledge how GW's history intersects with genocide, erasure
By Noah Edelman, Opinions Writer • February 26, 2024
Land acknowledgements at major University events would demonstrate Native students are welcome on campus.
Perspective: We should all reconsider our first impressions
By Madie Turley, Opinions Writer • February 22, 2024
Lessons from my psychology class helped me reconsider my daily interactions.
Perspective: All types of love deserve to be celebrated on Valentine's Day
By Andrea Mendoza-Melchor, Opinions Writer • February 14, 2024
Valentine’s Day should be for all our friends, family and peers, even in adulthood, because all types of love deserve to be celebrated.
Perspective: Making peace with my junior jitters
By Zay Naeem, Opinions Writer • February 11, 2024
With no idea of what the future holds, all I can do is say “no worries.”
GW Athletic Department
Athletics to extend 2019 partnership with Adidas
By Sandra Koretz, Sports Editor • February 28, 2024

GW’s intercollegiate teams will extend their partnership with Adidas,...

Redshirt freshman Darren Buchanan Jr. backs down a UMass defender.
Men's basketball downed by UMass for 11th-straight loss
By Ben Spitalny and Grace Chinowsky February 27, 2024
The Revs now sit at .500 after starting the season 14-3.
Hatchet File Photo by Olivia Anderson | Photo Editor
UMass to depart A-10, join Mid-American Conference in 2025
By Ryan Jainchill, Reporter • February 26, 2024
UMass was one of three founding members still in the A-10, along with GW and Duquesne.
Freshman guard Kamari Sims scans the floor as graduate student forward Mayowa Taiwo cuts to the hoop.
Women’s basketball defeats UMass behind career-high 20 rebounds from Taiwo
By Kristi Widjaja, Staff Writer • February 26, 2024
Mayowa Taiwo reached a career total of 1,000 rebounds Saturday against UMass.
Head Coach Chris Caputo animatedly instructs the squad during a timeout in a game against Richmond.
Men's basketball loses 10th straight, falls to last in A-10
By Ben Spitalny and Margot Diamond February 26, 2024
A 14-3 record brought optimism to a season that has since turned into disaster.
Breaking the Foggy Bubble: Freshman Lea Nepomuceno Goes to Purple Patch
By Colin Wagner, Karolina Montalvo and Saher Mir February 13, 2024

Join us as we follow Lea Nepomuceno, a freshman at George Washington University, outside of the "Foggy Bubble" and explore Purple Patch, a Filipino...

Follow Anna Bautista to The Wharf Boat Parade
Follow Anna Bautista to The Wharf Boat Parade
By Ava Thompson and Nicholas Aguirre Zafiro December 11, 2023
Follow Anna Bautista, a junior at The George Washington University, as she goes to the annual Wharf Boat Parade and finds s'mores, karaoke, holiday cheer and boats.
Fifth-year guard James Bishop attacks the defense.
GW Revolutionaries celebrated their second win of the 2023-24 season against William & Mary
By Karolina Montalvo and Colin Wagner November 13, 2023
GW celebrated their second win of the 2023-24 season against William & Mary. Head Coach Chris Caputo is hopeful and confident both returning players and new players will work together to dominate this season.
DeRay Mckesson talks DC Crime Bill opposition
By Lizzie Jensen, News Podcast Host • February 26, 2024

On this week’s episode of Getting to the Bottom of It, host Lizzie Jensen spoke with author, activist and executive director of Campaign Zero,...

Physics professor talks future of AI, possible misuse
By Lizzie Jensen, News Podcast Host • February 9, 2024

On this week's episode of Getting to the Bottom of It, host Lizzie Jensen spoke with GW professor of physics, Neil Johnson, on his recently published...

Mid-season Check-in: GW Basketball
By Lizzie Jensen, News Podcast Host • February 2, 2024

On this week's episode of Getting to the Bottom of It, host Lizzie Jensen recaps the season's notable moments of men's and women's basketball...

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