Monday, March 7, 2011

ACLU may sue over Metro bag searches

by Asthaa Chaturvedi
Hatchet Reporter

The American Civil Liberties Union is mulling legal action against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority over the authority's bag searches.

Snapshot

Riding to raise cancer awareness

by Caroline Bowman

For senior Chris Lipinski, the Johns Hopkins 4K bike race across the country is a way of raising awareness of the trials that cancer patients have to face.

Calendar

Councilmember: Allow pharmacists to prescribe birth control

by Jade Polay
Hatchet Reporter

A D.C. councilmember introduced a bill last month that could make it easier for women in the District to gain access to birth control.

GW ends Greek investigations

by Lauren French

As GW wraps up its open cases against two Greek-life chapters, a top administrator warned Friday that further investigations into its 41 social chapters are forthcoming.

Acting without sight

by Kendra Poole
Hatchet Staff Writer

This weekend in "Butterflies are Free" Forbidden Planet Productions decided to recreate what it's like in the world for the blind.

Career Center targets CCAS majors for job preparedness

by Matt Kwiecinski
Hatchet Reporter

To aid graduating seniors in liberal arts programs prepare for the workforce, the Career Center will provide weekly targeted resources to students.

D.C. avoids government shutdown

by Clara Pak
Hatchet Reporter

The federal government escaped a seemingly imminent shutdown last week with the passage of a 2-week budget measure that enables the government to keep operating through March 18.

Sex Column: The truth about faking it

by Harrison Levitan
Sex Columnist

Faking it is the ultimate deception, the naked lie, the pinnacle of bedroom theatrics. For women, it's their little secret. Yet roughly one in every two women and one in every four men have faked it.

Kennedy Center to revamp terrace

by Jeff Richards
Hatchet Reporter

The Kennedy Center is in the final stages of a plan to renovate its riverfront terrace for pedestrians and visitors, after soliciting feedback from residents last month.

Staff Editorial: Be at the basketball game Tuesday

Arts, humanities face funding cuts

by Andrea Vittorio

With budget cuts for national endowments to the arts and humanities, scholars in the field are turning to alternate sources of support for college programs and research.

Staff Editorial: More transparency in disciplinary process

When a student organization or large community on campus faces sanctions for breaking GW policy, the lack of information about what occurred and what purpose the punishment serves is disheartening.

SA receives tentative 'yes' for grad fee removal

by Amanda D'Ambra

The University made significant steps toward removing the $100 graduation fee charged to graduating seniors, after student leaders spent the year lobbying for the fee's removal.

Kelsey Rohwer: The art of the third wheel

There are three cardinal rules that, if perfected, can help master the art of being the third wheel.

GW launches pilot program for degree-auditing system

by Andrea Vittorio

Undergraduate students in two schools within the University will be the first to use a new online degree-auditing system designed to help students track their progress toward graduation.

Doug Cohen: More than a numbers game

The University has taken steps to promote diversity, such as creating a Council on Diversity and Inclusion and, most recently, installing a provost for diversity.

Vying for 'tiger blood'

by Cory Weinberg

Some students want to go in a new direction for next year's keynote Commencement address, and are seeking Charlie Sheen to offer his advice to the Class of 2012.

Two SA candidates receive violations

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

Two SA candidates received two campaign violations respectively Thursday night, putting them four violations away from removal from the ballot.

In honor of International Women's Day

Terps top GW with late goals

by Katie Stoler
Hatchet Reporter

The Colonials were in a position to win their women's water polo home opener against a local rival, but instead it was the Terrapins who earned the 10-7 victory.

GW clinches fifth seed with Senior-Day win

by Louis Nelson

The Colonials achieved a 60-58 win over Dayton Saturday afternoon. This win puts them in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament Tuesday night.

Sports in Brief

Late-bloomer Edwards is a force for GW

by Elizabeth Traynor

Jabari Edwards's increased defensive presence has been invaluable for GW, contributing both to creating more offensive opportunities for the Colonials and shutting down their opponents.

SA Guide: Kwasi Agyeman

by Sarah Ferris
Hatchet Staff Writer

Learn more about SA presidential candidate Kwasi Agyeman.

SA guide: Ted Costigan

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

Learn more about SA executive vice president candidate Ted Costigan.

SA guide: Samantha Free

by Sarah Ferris
Hatchet Staff Writer

Learn more about SA executive vice president candidate Samantha Free

SA guide: Amanda Galonek

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

Learn more about executive vice president candidate Amanda Galonek

SA Guide: Jason Kaplan

by Madeleine Morgenstern

Learn more about SA presidential candidate Jason Kaplan.

SA guide: Zahin Hasan

by Madeleine Morgenstern

Learn more about SA executive vice president candidate Zahin Hasan

SA Guide: Josh Benjamin

by Rachel Getzenberg
Hatchet Reporter

Learn more about SA presidential candidate Josh Benjamin.

SA guide: Aria Varasteh

by Rachel Getzenberg
Hatchet Reporter

Learn more about SA executive vice president candidate Aria Varasteh

No single issue tops candidate platforms this year

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

The most consistent thing about this year's batch of platforms for Student Association president and executive vice president is the inconsistency.

SA Guide: Caleb Raymond

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

Learn more about SA presidential candidate Caleb Raymond.

SA Guide: Chris Clark

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

Learn more about SA presidential candidate Chris Clark

Former SA presidents: Where are they now?

by Rachel Getzenberg
Hatchet Reporter

The Hatchet caught up with GW's past three student body presidents to see how they fared after leaving Marvin Center 424.

Report: Professors deserve protection when expressing personal views

by Eve Chan
Hatchet Reporter

Professors who express their personal political and religious views in the classroom need stronger protections, a national higher education group found.

SA Guide: John Richardson

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

Learn more about SA presidential candidate John Richardson.

SA Guide: Phil Gardner

by Madeleine Morgenstern

Learn more about SA candidate Phil Gardner