April 5, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 52

Stories from the April 5, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB UPDATE: Student services to occupy Marvin Center basement

Posted Friday, April 6, 7:22 p.m. A student service center will fill the empty space in the Marvin Center’s ground floor that the District Market grocery store inhabited until last summer. Administrators met with student leaders Thursday and discussed how various departments located in Foggy Bottom will be moved to the 5,000-square-foot location in the […]

WEB EXTRA: Non-profit organizations participate in job fairs

Representatives from more than 100 non-profit organizations came to campus last Thursday to educate students about job opportunities. Last week’s career fair, sponsored by Idealist.org and hosted by the GW Career Center showcased about 135 non-profit organization employers in the Marvin Center. As students searched for work and internships many consider non-profit organizations as employers, […]

TONIC liquor license delayed

D.C.’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board denied the liquor license application for the soon-to-open campus restaurant TONIC last week after months of deliberation. The co-owner of TONIC, Jeremy Pollok, a GW alumnus who owns the same restaurant in the Mount Pleasant area, said TONIC will open without the license in late April. “It’s been a process, […]

Columbian College delays 4×4 vote

The Columbian College voted Friday to indefinitely postpone a vote on the four-by-four plan and review their curriculum with the incoming administration of University President-elect Steven Knapp. Administrators and faculty expressed skepticism about the future of the four-by-four plan, seeing the vote as a rejection of the system, but one that leaves space for Knapp […]

Senate rejects fee increase

Students will not be paying up to $15 more to the Student Association after the Senate voted down the proposed student fee increase Tuesday night in Marvin Center. The failed bill, which was three votes short of passing, would require incoming undergraduate students to pay $2 per credit hour, doubling the amount students now pay […]

iHousing still annoys some students

More than a week after housing assignments were announced, some students are still dissatisfied with the results of a new preference-based housing selection system. Complaints from students have ranged from not being placed in their requested room assignments to a lack of transparency in the new system. In the past week, the wait list has […]

Sorority honors black student leaders

The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority hosted the 11th annual Black Male Appreciation Dinner earlier this week at Marvin Center with about 90 students and administrators. The dinner, which is part of the community-service based AKA Month, honored Student Association President Lamar Thorpe, GW NAACP president James Walker and alumnus Antwayne Ford. “The chapter chose these […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Asian Women: The History, the Present and the Future Join this discussion as part of Pan-Asian Heritage Month. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Duqu?s Hall Sponsored by Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc, GLOW and MSSC Friday Film Event: In America Catch this film following the lives of an Irish family trying to make it in […]