Thursday, March 10, 2011

Vern Express stop to move near Funger Hall

by Frankie Kane
Hatchet Reporter

The University will move the Vern Express stop at the corner of 23rd and H streets this summer in anticipation of the Science and Engineering Complex construction.

Snapshot

Calendar

Hatchet Endorsement: For SA President: Chris Clark

When the candidate pool for the Student Association's top spot is short on remarkable candidates, The Hatchet's editorial board can come to a concise decision easily - this year was different.

Hatchet Endorsement: For executive vice president: Ted Costigan

Cartoon: What's your order?

by Montana Debor
Cartoonist

Mall competition moves forward

by Ethan Bursofsky
Hatchet Writer

Twenty-four people moved on to the second round of the National Ideas Competition for the Washington Monument Grounds, a design competition sponsored in part by GW.

Letter to the Editor

Tom Foley comments on the leadership ability of Chris Clark, a candidate for SA President.

Colonials' second-half rally falls short in Atlantic 10 Tournament upset

by Louis Nelson

Junior guard Tony Taylor, who had put the men's basketball team on his back so many times this season, dropped into a crouch, looked up at the clock one more time and buried his head in his hands in disbelief.

Crime Log

by Sydney Green
Hatchet Reporter

MPD labels Ivory Tower assault a hate crime

by Priya Anand

A senior was charged in D.C. Superior Court with assault with significant bodily injury Monday, after the student allegedly beat up another student in Ivory Tower, according to police and court documents.

Seniors close careers at GW with disappointing loss

by Elizabeth Traynor

It wasn't supposed to end this way. Seniors Joseph Katuka and Jabari Edwards left more than the Smith Center behind, walking away from their careers as Colonials.

Candidates rally election day support

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

Dreary skies did not damper the first day of Student Association elections, as candidates and supporters took to H Street Wednesday in a final push for votes.

Sex and love in print

by Scott Figatner
Hatchet Reporter

Sexuality and love are common themes on campus - at least in GW's longest-running student art and literary magazine, Wooden Teeth.

At Whit's End: Finding new flavor in Eastern Market

by Whitney Hensler
Hatchet Reporter

Whitney Hensler comments on her cheese obsession and Bowers Fancy Dairy, a store in Eastern Market's South Hall that specializes in 'cheese from all parts of the world.'

MVPC alleges Vern is underfunded

by Sarah Ferris
Hatchet Staff Writer

Student members of a Mount Vernon Campus programming organization are alleging that they do not have adequate funding, after the Vern the number of residents living on the campus increased.

Salary increase slightly higher than market-basket average

by Hadley Malcolm
Senior Staff Writer

Salaries for all GW employees increased by an average of 2.6 percent for the 2011 calendar year, slightly higher than similar institutions.

Groups rallies to support International Women's Day

by Samantha Stone
Hatchet Staff Writer

GW Amnesty International held a candlelight vigil in Kogan Plaza on International Women's Day to support women's rights and to educate the public about violence against women.

GW sees rise in admissions visitors

by Danielle Solinski
Hatchet Reporter

The Office of Admissions saw a more than 6 percent rise in the number of visitors touring campus over the last year, a trend a University administrator credits to the relocation of the Admissions Welcome Center to a more central spot.

Declining interest cancels Monumental Celebration

by Andrea Vittorio

After years of declining participation, the University will not host a celebratory ball during Commencement Weekend this May.

Baseball comes out ahead against Retrievers

by Louis Nelson

It had been more than two weeks since the baseball team had last won a game when senior starter Tommy Gately took the mound Wednesday for the Colonials' mid-week contest against Maryland-Baltimore County.

QuickTakes

Candidates' movie picks

Presidential and executive vice presidential candidates list their top movie picks.

GW adds additional security measures in Marvin Center

by Amy D'Onofrio

The theft of two laptops at the Marvin Center last week prompted the University to limit evening access to one of the most used buildings on campus.

Advisory Neighborhood Commission, GW relationship strained

by Frankie Kane
Hatchet Reporter

Members of Foggy Bottom's flagship neighborhood group say the relationship between GW and its neighbors continues to be strained, at a time when the University has several major development projects underway.

Proposed NIH cuts loom at GW

by Priya Anand

Potential funding cutbacks for science and engineering may be forthcoming as House Republicans eye budget cuts for the NIH - an agency that provides nearly half of the University's research budget in grants.

GW School of Business looks to expand into China

by Jeff Jacobson
Hatchet Reporter

To carve out a top spot for the GW School of Business within national rankings, the dean of the school said he is aiming to expand globally, starting with the country he knows best.