Hatchet breaks ground on new building

November 26, 2013 by Hatchet Alumni

Ken Chaletzky, president of Home for The Hatchet, Inc., Cory Weinberg, editor-in-chief of The Hatchet, Lou Katz, executive vice president and treasurer, at GW, Michael Morsberger, vice president of development and alumni relations at GW, Paul Falkenbury, a partner with Samaha Associates and Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, president emeritus of GW stand next to the new townhouse.

Ken Chaletzky, president of Home for The Hatchet, Inc., Cory Weinberg, editor-in-chief of The Hatchet, Lou Katz, executive vice president and treasurer, at GW, Michael Morsberger, vice president of development and alumni relations at GW,
Paul Falkenbury, a partner with Samaha Associates and
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, president emeritus of GW, stand next to the new townhouse.

Members of The Hatchet’s staff and directors of Home for The Hatchet started construction on the newspaper’s new townhouse at 2148 F St. during a ceremony last Friday.

With golden shovels and hardhats, the group celebrated the official start of the 6-month renovation process with top University officials who spoke of their interactions with the with the award-winning paper.

Members of The Hatchet's editorial staff celebrated the groundbreaking at the paper's new townhouse.

Members of The Hatchet’s editorial staff celebrated the groundbreaking at the paper’s new townhouse.

Renovations are expected to finish by May.

The nonprofit Home for The Hatchet has launched a $2 million fundraising campaign for the project.