Monday, April 11, 2011

Staff Editorial: A promising first step for Student Judicial Services reform

Housing waitlist cut to 350

by Amanda D'Ambra

The University cut the waitlist for fall housing to fewer than 350 students this week as upperclassmen canceled their assignments, freeing up rooms on campus.

GW admit rate less selective

by Gabrielle Marush

The University admitted a higher percentage of incoming freshmen students this year, bucking a trend of increasing selectivity at comparable universities nationwide.

Doug Cohen: The 3-year degree

by Doug Cohen

As acceptance letters are mailed throughout the country this month, parents may begin to wonder, "How am I going to pay for GW?"

DVD rental kiosk coming to Foggy Bottom Metro

by Sloan Dickey
Hatchet Reporter

The Foggy Bottom Metro station will house a DVD rental kiosk starting in June, offering movies for just $1 per day.

Keith Osentoski: GW gear never goes out of style

Wearing gear from other schools, while attending this one, hurts our pride and damages our sense of community.

Sports In Brief

Men's tennis handles Hoyas

by Elizabeth Traynor

In the last regular match of the season for GW tennis, the team proved too focused to let inclement conditions rattle it on its way to a commanding 6-1 route of Georgetown.

Calendar

Snapshot

The Hatchet incorrectly captioned the photo as UNC bhangra performing and GW Bhangra as sponsors for Bhangra Blowout 18. The photo depicts Bruin Bhangra from UCLA and the event was sponsored by GW South Asian Society.

Colonials cruise against La Salle

by Joel Goldberg
Hatchet Reporter

The GW womens lacrosse team dominated the Explorers from La Salle in a 15-7 victory on Sunday afternoon.

Letter to the Editor

The Hatchet's staff editorial, "GSPM: Include input from adjunct faculty" neglected to explain several important points about how academic searches are conducted.

Cartoon: Government shutdown in D.C.

University delays 4-RIDE automation

by Lianna Havel
Hatchet Reporter

The University is extending its deadline to automate 4-RIDE vans past this semester because a trial run of the system is in the works.

Colonials race against international competition on Potomac

by Jake Deitcher
Hatchet Reporter

The GW Invitational Regatta has developed into one of the premier rowing events in Washington, D.C., since its creation 24 years ago.

Walk-off saves GW from sweep

by Elizabeth Traynor

Jordan Berry brought the Colonials out of a tie on a single in the 13th inning against Canisius, leading to a 3-2 victory for GW and ending a four-game losing streak.

Miranda Gendel: My semester on the inside

by Miranda Gendel

Miranda Gendel reflects on the hectic but welcoming atmosphere of the Hatchet office.

Rachel Vorsanger: No sleep, no complaints

by Rachel Vorsanger
Web Producer

Rachel Vorsanger reflects on her time at the Hatchet in her "Hatchet 30 piece."

D.C proposes taxi licensing program

by Ethan Bursofsky
Hatchet Reporter

Three D.C. councilmembers are working to limit the number of taxicabs allowed to operate in D.C., pushing for drivers to purchase a license in order to work in the District.

Campus theft hits high point in March

by Asthaa Chaturvedi and Kelsey Martinez
Hatchet Reporters

Instances of theft on campus saw a sharp increase since January, climbing to 58 instances in March, a tally that prompted the University Police Department to increase patrols on campus.

Frustration fuels act of civil disobedience

by Caroline Bowman

Fear wasn't on Ali Lozano's mind last week as police handcuffed her and four of her friends in front of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's office.

GSPM drops Ph.D. requirement in search

by Andrea Vittorio

University administrators loosened the requirements for candidates seeking the executive director position at the Graduate School of Political Management.

Volunteering for credit

by Rachel Milkovich
Hatchet Reporter

Students in professor Phyllis Ryder's class have taken up her call to service and volunteered across the District as tutors, counselors and day-care providers.

Slice of Life: The perfect D.C. cupcake

by Ali Peters
Hatchet Reporter

My cupcake obsession began three years ago when my freshman floor buddies left a perfectly wrapped pink and black box sitting suggestively on my desk.

Student selected for Commencement

by Katherine Rodriguez
Hatchet Reporter

University officials said Collin Stevenson's global perspective and commitment to the University made him the perfect student to fill the role as commencement ceremony speaker.

Mayor looks to change liquor laws

by Clara Pak
Hatchet Reporter

If a budget proposed by Mayor Vincent Gray is approved by the D.C. Council, District businesses may be able to sell liquor until midnight.

Philosophy department irked by move to Vern

by Cory Weinberg

The GW Department of Philosophy will move to the Mount Vernon Campus by January 2011, an announcement that prompted outcry from faculty members.

Wild Art: Rocking Rollers

Weeklong event aims to raise awareness of sexual assault

by Samantha Stone
Hatchet Staff Writer

A series of events to raise awareness of sexual assault came to campus last week as part of GW Students Against Sexual Assault's four-day "Take Back the Night" campaign.

Medical school is second most selective

by Danielle Solinski
Hatchet Reporter

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences was named the second most selective medical school in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.

Student found dead in City Hall

by Lauren French

A male was found dead in City Hall Wednesday afternoon. The Metropolitan Police Department, University police and medicals examiners responded to the scene after 2 p.m. and found a male student in his room, a University official, who was given anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record, said.