April 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 63

Stories from the April 26, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW in Brief

University to hand out GW Award The University will honor three members of the community with the GW Award during Commencement on May 16. The award is given to faculty, staff and students who have made significant contributions to the University. James Ferrer, director of the Center for Latin American Studies; Mark Levine, senior assistant […]

University increases printing fee

Students will pay two cents more per page to print in most campus facilities beginning in August. Officials cited the rising cost of printers, toner, software licenses, server support and staffing as reason for the nine-cent fee. The charge will be implemented in labs in the Marvin Center, Gelman Library, Rome Hall and several classrooms. […]

The Help Line

Q: I’m a freshman, and I’m leaving for home in two weeks. I’m dreading going back to live with my parents because they were so strict and always set the earliest curfews. Now that I’m used to going out late and staying out even later, I don’t know how I’m going to be able to […]

Poll finds Kerry more popular among students

College students are more likely to vote for Sen. John Kerry than President Bush in the November presidential election, according to a poll released last week by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics. The poll, which last month questioned more than a thousand students at colleges across the country, found that 48 percent of respondents said […]

ESIA to accept transfers

Students will be able to transfer into the Elliott School of International Affairs next semester following a temporary freeze on intra-University transfers this spring. The Elliott School will also add transfer requirements for students who enroll at GW in the fall. Increasing undergraduate enrollments in the Elliott School last semester prompted administrators to halt internal […]

GW eyes DTD, SAE houses

The former Delta Tau Delta fraternity house at 2020 G St. will be vacant this summer while property owners decide the future of the townhouse. Delta Tau Delta closed its chapter in February following hazing allegations. Organization leaders met within a few days after the chapter closed and decided to allow residents to remain in […]

Living in a neighborhood down by the river

This is the final article in a series on the neighborhoods of D.C. outside of Northwest. The series will explore the history, residents and businesses of each quadrant. Southwest D.C., the city’s smallest quadrant, lies tucked away from the rest of the city between I-395, the Potomac and Anacostia rivers and South Capitol Street – […]

Abortion rights activists congregate on Mall

Hundreds of thousands of abortion rights activists flooded the National Mall Sunday, waving signs and wearing T-shirts to display their opposition to Bush administration policies that they said threatened women’s lives. The March for Women’s Lives, organized by seven leading national women’s rights groups, was the largest abortion rights demonstration in 12 years. The event […]

Panel calls for greater diversity

Several students and officials said at a Friday panel that GW needs to make greater efforts to increase its minority population. Since 1993, the black student population at GW graduate schools has risen from 5.6 to 9.8 percent, said panelist Carol Sigelman, associate vice president for research and graduate studies. While Sigelman said she is […]