February 6, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 39

Stories from the February 6, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW Briefs

Mount Vernon shuttle now stops at HOVA The freshman dorm Hall on Virginia Avenue is on the list of pick up and drop off locations for the Mount Vernon Campus shuttle this semester. “Adding the HOVA stop was just one of the many improvements we’ve made based on feedback provided by our riders,” said Matthew […]

Dean named president of UMW

William Frawley, dean of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, was named president of the University of Mary Washington Friday. He was one of three finalists for the presidency of the Fredericksburg, Va., school. “It is a great honor to be entrusted with the leadership of this fine institution,” Frawley said in a statement […]

Calendar

Monday Film and discussion: “Inside the Mind of Hitler” Join Dr. Jerrold Post, director of the political psychology program, to view this documentary about the mind of Adolf Hitler. 6 to 7:30 p.m. 1957 E Street, Lindner Family Commons Sponsored by the Elliott School Tuesday Forgotten Minority: Christians in the Middle East Join panelists to […]

Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: The Hatchet’s take on the month’s events

Allen Lee purchase The purchase of the dilapidated Allen Lee hotel by a private developer is a big loss for GW. In order to have the widest array of options when planning for campus development, it is best to have uninterrupted tracts of land with which to work. Though GW administrators noted that they expressed […]

WEB EXTRA: Senior class to give gift of service

As their undergraduate careers come to a close, members of the senior class are planning to give back to Foggy Bottom by creating the Community Service Project Fund, a gift that will provide grants for student-run events. For the third year in a row, the senior class’ contribution will establish an endowment for GW, allowing […]

House sends Bush bill that will affect loan recipients

The House of Representatives sent President Bush a bill Wednesday aimed at cutting the nation’s deficit by making changes such as higher fees on student loans and higher interest rates on parent loans. The Washington Post said the president is prepared to sign the $39 billion, five-year bill and move on to next year’s budget […]

Kyle Spector: 4×4: Altering the GW culture

As the administration continues to explore the possibility of switching to a four-by-four curriculum – in which students take four four-credit classes each semester – some serious questions remain about the impact that such a change would have on the character of the University. There are both financial and academic benefits to the four-by-four system. […]

Letters to the editor

Study abroad ease As I was reading Erin Dumbacher’s “Academics abroad should match those at home” (Feb. 2, p. 4), I noticed that the writer would make someone think that it is absolutely impossible to find a suitable study abroad program, when in fact the process is really not that difficult. I am currently in […]