Monday, November 22, 2010

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D.C. to become regional Megabus hub

by Amanda Pena
Hatchet Reporter

D.C. will become the next regional hub for the low-cost Megabus bus service beginning Dec. 15, just in time for the holiday travel season.

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Staff Editorial: Breaks help students learn and relax

At this point in the semester, many students have difficulty managing their workload. GW should provide students with a break that could offer stress relief for students to recharge.

Speaking out about suicide

by Andrea Vittorio

Since she was three years old, Amanda Uhme has been trying to wrap her mind around suicide. When she came to college, Uhme finally learned how to discuss it.

Phillip Ensler: Learning in practice, not theory

GW needs to re-evaluate how the school currently structures undergraduate degree programs.

Jorge Gadala-Maria: Be careful when using Bikeshare

The D.C. Capital Bikeshare program definitely has its benefits, but the city of D.C. should consider the dangers of providing bikes without helmets, especially to novice riders.

Delivering dorm-friendly dinners

by Lauren Katz
Hatchet Reporter

For the cooking-challenged among us: Have no fear, Cristina Roman is here to make you dinner. GW Bites, Roman's new culinary micro-enterprise, brings you homemade meals.

Logan Dobson: GW, I'm thankful for all you do

Cartoon: Unwelcome bedmates?

by Brian Tratner
Cartoonist

At Whit's End

by Whitney Hensler
Hatchet Reporter

On the outside, Farmers & Fishers is stark and contemporary, but inside it's surprisingly simplistic: a homage to the agricultural roots that gave the place its name.

Colonials topple Coppin State, N. Texas

by Louis Nelson

Thursday night in the Colonials' home opener, GW dominated Coppin State from the opening tip and ended the game on a 63-42 win.

Smithsonian may charge for admission

by Elise Apelian
Hatchet Reporter

A government task force proposed cutting the Smithsonian's budget, which would set visitors back $7.50 for admission.

Varsity Roundup

by Louis Nelson

Sports in Brief

by Louis Nelson

GW Prime Movers partners with White House

by Matthew Kwiecinski
Hatchet Reporter

Prime Movers Media, the GW program that tutors underprivileged District high school students in journalism, will pair interns with the White House Correspondents' Association.

Medical students to travel to Haiti

by Cory Weinberg
Hatchet Reporter

As Haiti grapples with the aftermath of a cholera outbreak, the GW Medical Center is facing its own obstacles of how to help the country. Since 2004 the University has been affiliated with Project Medishare, a nonprofit organization based in Miami that provides medical assistance to rural areas of Haiti.

Study: Foggy Bottom has two 'high crime' areas

by Amanda Peña
Hatchet Reporter

Parts of the Foggy Bottom Campus have been designated high-crime areas, according to a report by the District of Columbia Crime Policy Institute.

Students say Vern Express service is unreliable

by Emily Cirillo
Hatchet Reporter

Frequent riders are still complaining the Vern Express is slow and unreliable during off-peak hours.

Long-serving Student Activities Center adviser to leave University

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Reporter

A top Student Activities Center adviser who advises some of the largest student organizations announced that she will be leaving the University next month.. Assistant Director of SAC Bridgette Behling manages Welcome Week, the Excellence in Student Life Awards, Graduate Life and the Alternative Breaks program, among others, and is leaving GW Dec.

Media outreach is a priority for Knapp

by Chelsea Radler

Steven Knapp is comfortable answering questions - he is quick on his feet, even when reporters push tough questions. He is in the limelight enough to be a media veteran.

School of Medicine and Health Sciences dean abruptly resigns

by Nicolas Diaz
Hatchet Staff Writer

Dr. James Scott, dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, announced his resignation for next semester, but University officials have declined to comment on the situation.

Construction to shutter Building K

by Brian Mahl
Hatchet Reporter

The director of the Exercise and Sport Activity Program fears the program's course offerings will be cut in half, as the program's main building will be demolished.

CDs, CRs receive $40,000 SA co-sponsorship

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

The College Democrats and College Republicans received a $40,000 co-sponsorship from the Student Association last week - the largest single co-sponsorship allocated this year.

With upped standards, Presidential Administrative Fellowship apps decrease

by Max Schwager and Madeleine Morgenstern
Hatchet Reporters

Applications for the prestigious Presidential Administrative Fellowship program dropped 36 percent this year.

Wild Art: Rockin' Raas