I implore more GW seniors to seriously consider the idea of a gap year with an organization like Americorps. The term gap year has a negative connotation because it makes us think of inserting a gap in our lives, delaying and possibly even derailing our future plans in the process. But this thinking is dated and backward.
We’re in the thick of midterms season at GW. Here’s what you missed this week while you’ve been burying yourself in textbooks and reviewing notecards.
Believe it or not, it is already time to pick housing for next year. Looking for a place to live is always exciting – but also stressful, especially when students start thinking about how they’re going to pay the bill.
When most students get caught drinking by UPD, there is, reasonably, a slap on the wrist. But imposing this unjustifiably harsh sanction – firing students from a covetable position – is one step too far.
The way Missouri handled the news was admirable: The school was supportive when Sam told players and coaches a year ago, and encouraging when he made the decision to come out on his own terms to the national media this weekend.
But the story wasn’t quite the same at GW in 2010
Your Facebook and Twitter feeds were likely clogged with Student Association candidate announcements for the past few days. But there’s a lot of other news happening on campus, too. Here’s the best and worst news from this week:
Greek life continues to grow on campus, helping reshape campus culture as we know it. But fortunately, our fraternities and sororities are better than this.
In our work, we actively seek out potential teachers that don’t subscribe to negative generalizations, but instead believe in the potential of every child regardless of their challenges outside the classroom.
The best and worst from the week around campus and D.C.
Before The Hatchet’s opinions writers step into 2014, here’s a look back at some of the most popular columns, blog posts and staff editorials of 2013: