Monday, May 9, 2011

University mulls replacing Wendy's

by Ashley Larkin
Hatchet Reporter

The University is in talks with its food service provider to remove the Wendy's location in J Street.

GW rebukes freshman's allegations against SJS

by Priya Anand

The University is denying a freshman's allegations that Student Judicial Services conducted flawed hearings and falsely found him guilty of sexual assault.

Former softball player sues University over abuse case

by Asthaa Chaturvedi
Hatchet Reporter

A former softball player is suing GW after the school stopped paying to treat injuries she sustained during her sporting career at the University.

Staff Editorial: An administration marked by silence

If knowledge is power then the University administration has demonstrated it singularly wields all authority on campus.

Doug Cohen: Prioritizing classroom costs amid campus growth

by Doug Cohen

Earlier this year, an economics professor found that the University invests less in academic instruction than any other area schools do.

Alyssa Rosenthal: Celebrating for the wrong reasons

Calendar

Annu Subramanian: Where tradition meets innovation

While capitalism has been the vaunted soundtrack to our American lifestyle for decades, the discussion had somehow remained on the sidelines when in reference to liberal arts education.

Cartoon: Go red, white and blue

Philosophy department to stay in Foggy

by Cory Weinberg
Hatchet Staff Writer

The Department of Philosophy will remain on Foggy Bottom in light of faculty resistance to last month's decision to move the department to the Mount Vernon Campus.

Changes likely for dining plan

by Ashley Larkin
Hatchet Reporter

GW is considering changes to its mandatory dining program, but decisions will not be made until the University can assess the effects The Avenue complex will have on student dining.

University police nabs suspected bike thief

by Priya Anand

A University Police Department officer apprehended a suspected bicycle thief in the act Tuesday during a plainclothes operation.

Snapshot

Student activities, housing restructures leadership roles

by Andrea Vittorio

Student Activities Center and the GW Housing Programs will see broad changes in their leadership structure this fall.

Knapp selects seven for prestigious presidential fellowship

by Lianna Havel
Hatchet Reporter

Seven graduating seniors have been selected as the newest batch of Presidential Administrative Fellows.

Job outlook optimistic for seniors

by Katherine Rodriguez
Hatchet Reporter

Students seeking full-time jobs after graduation will face a more optimistic job market this year, as the National Association of Colleges and Employers predicts a nearly 20 percent rise in hiring of graduates.

Professor selected for Guggenheim

by Emily Cirillo
Hatchet Reporter

A professor of English and human sciences was selected as a prestigious Guggenheim Fellow, one of 180 selected this year.

Metropolitan police to fine litterbugs

by Kelsey Martinez
Hatchet Reporter

The Metropolitan Police Department is piloting an anti-littering program to keep streets tidy in D.C.'s Fourth District.

Retiring faculty reflect on time at GW

by Amanda D'Ambra

After a career at the University spanning 44 years, Professor Peter Bock of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is retiring at the end of the 2010-2011 academic year.

December graduates jumpstart job hunt

by Samantha Stone
Hatchet Reporter

Trip Stewart graduated in December but said his departure from the University won't feel official until he walks across the stage to receive his diploma May 14.

Transportation to the National Mall

by Priya Anand

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Rain location designated

by Priya Anand

The Smith Center will be used as a rain location if the University-wide Commencement ceremonies on the National Mall are moved indoors by dangerous weather.

Senior Profiles: Nicole Callahan: Slated to work as a social media consultant

by Monica Mehta
Hatchet Reporter

As the first in her family to graduate from college, Nicole Callahan said her experiences at GW made her want to help others realize their potential to get a degree

Senior Profiles: Hannah Stuart: Conducting a NASA experiment this summer

by Monica Mehta
Hatchet Reporter

Hannah Stuart was attracted to GW's athletic department and the School of Engineering and Applied Science while looking at colleges when she was in high school.

Senior Profiles: Calder Stembel: Dedicating his life to helping students

by Monica Mehta
Hatchet Reporter

Although Calder Stembel is graduating this year, he hopes his time at GW will only be his first of many experiences with students and academics.

Senior Profiles: Kathleen Fallon: Fighting for human rights from D.C. to the Middle East

by Monica Mehta
Hatchet Reporter

Kathleen Fallon has brought new meaning to advocacy through her tireless work for the advancement of human rights internationally.

Senior Profiles: Micah Foster: Hands-on in both research and building communities

by Monica Mehta
Hatchet Reporter

Micah Foster always loved "building stuff," but he never imagined his work in mechanical engineering would lead him to conducting research with NASA.

Senior Profiles: Sally Nuamah: Advocating for those without a voice

by Monica Mehta
Hatchet Reporter

Sally Nuamah considered herself an advocate before coming to college, but she wasn't able to anticipate how politically energized GW was before her freshman year.

Senior Profiles: Dhruv Choudhry: Making a difference in communities worldwide

by Monica Mehta
Hatchet Reporter

As Dhruv Choudhry prepares to graduate from one of the most cosmopolitan universities in the country, he hopes to dedicate the rest of his life to the health of rural populations around the world.

Where to eat in D.C.

by Ashley Larkin
Hatchet Reporter

Senior Profiles: Hannah Ziegler: Finding ways to combine her love of dance and teaching

by Monica Mehta
Hatchet Reporter

Although her life has gotten infinitely busier since she left Largo, Fla. four years ago, Hannah Ziegler said the sacrifice allowed her to combine her passion for dance with science and teaching.

Senior Profiles: Sarah Leibach: Building a nonprofit org from the ground up

by Monica Mehta
Hatchet Reporter

Sarah Leibach had an itch for nonprofit work, but couldn't find an organization to meet her interests. So she started her own.

What to do in D.C.

by Gabrielle Marush

Kelliher produces power at plate

by Elizabeth Traynor

When Brendon Kelliher started playing baseball, the bat was bigger than he was. The Sandwich, Mass., native eventually filled out and developed his talents on the field.

Alumni create brick tracker site

by Frankie Kane
Hatchet Reporter

Peter and Kristi Balazy didn't want to scour campus with their noses to the ground to search for the bricks etched with their names.

Security measures light for University-wide Commencement

by Cory Weinberg
Hatchet Staff Writer

Graduates attending the University-wide Commencement ceremony will face lighter security measures compared to last year's.

Seniors prepare for first-ever NCAA bid

by Jake Deitcher
Hatchet Reporter

Four seniors on the men's tennis team still have one last brand-new experience to check off in their undergraduate careers: the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championships.

Sports in Brief

Co-op cafe aims to unite a community

by Melissa Turley

Junior Melissa Eddison, current president of the Food Justice Alliance, wants students to get better acquainted with their food.

GW silent on police patrol levels

by Priya Anand

A University police officer, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the number of daily patrols the department conducts saw a significant dip this year.

Colonials nab coach of the year

by Elizabeth Traynor

The head coach at the University of Vermont will take to the sidelines at GW next season, bringing with him a record of success.

University questions UCC fee structure

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

The University is re-examining the University Counseling Center fee structure after a junior committed suicide on campus last month.

2011 Commencement speakers

by Danielle Solinski
Hatchet Staff Writer

Commencement Calendar

Screens, green and summer heat

by Joel Goldberg
Hatchet Staff Writer

Trains, the Oscars, "Saturday Night Live" and numbers. Ranging from the red carpet to railroads, themes from this summer's D.C film festivals span every genre.

Slice of Life: A sense of humor and linen pants

by Ali Peters
Hatchet Reporter

A sense of humor and linen pants can get you through some of the toughest times.

Dean names second GSPM interim executive director

by Andrea Vittorio

The Graduate School of Political Management named a new interim executive director last week, marking the second temporary leader to helm the school as it searches for a permanent replacement.