May 12, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 1

Stories from the May 12, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

SA Advisers: Nicole Capp’s SA presidency leaves a legacy that should be emulated

In an article printed last March titled, “SA president’s platform ambitious,” (March 22, 2007, p. 3) Hatchet reporter Andrew Ramonas reported that, “University officials and former SA members said some of (Nicole Capp’s) campaign promises may not be feasible.” The following week, The Hatchet’s editorial board gave Capp a ‘thumbs down,’ stating that her goals […]

Schools surpass $50,000 price tag

Last year GW became the first university in the nation to surpass the $50,000 price tag for tuition and expenses. But a year later, GW has company at the top. New York University and Carnegie Mellon University are among the colleges who breached $50,000 this spring with their annual tuition increases. Boston University is now […]

Senior Stories: The Doctor, Dan Sagalovich

When almost 2,000 undergraduate seniors participate in Commencement on the National Mall Sunday they will leave behind their years at GW, but many will not be forgotten. The Hatchet spoke with faculty, staff and students to find 10 seniors who have made a lasting impression during their undergraduate years. Dan Sagalovich is going to medical […]

Staff Editorial: Commencement is what you make it

It’s that time again. With the culture of critique that exists at GW, it’s no surprise that the selection of a Commencement speaker is always a point of controversy. But this weekend is about one thing only – the graduates. It is inevitable that you won’t enjoy some of the festivities, speakers, or choices made […]

Speaker | School of Business: Consulting executive Judith Muhlberg

Judith Muhlberg, who works for the consulting firm Gagen MacDonald, will be the keynote speaker for the business school graduation ceremony Friday. As a consultant, Muhlberg devised a plan to help save United Airlines from bankruptcy. Muhlberg, who is the parent of graduating senior Erika Muhlberg, first worked in the the White House communications office […]

How time flies: A look at eight impactful seniors

Katelyn Honeyford: Lacrosse The stats: 36 goals, 6 assists The experience: “It’s been a good experience. We were part of a young team that we’ve seen grow. This year wasn’t the best outcome, but we got through some challenging times, and I think we’ve been part of a team that’s been growing for the past […]

Senior Stories: The Music Prodigy, Emily Robertson

When almost 2,000 undergraduate seniors participate in Commencement on the National Mall Sunday they will leave behind their years at GW, but many will not be forgotten. The Hatchet spoke with faculty, staff and students to find 10 seniors who have made a lasting impression during their undergraduate years. When Emily Robertson enrolled in GW […]

Taxis resist switch to meters as deadline approaches

Taxi drivers in the District are reluctantly complying with a mandate to install meters by June 1, signaling the end of a nearly six-month battle to keep the zone system. D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty announced last month that taxi drivers must place meters in their cabs by the deadline or recieve a $1,000 fine for […]

Student Speakers: High School Principal will address grads

Christine Handy Collins isn’t your typical student Commencement speaker. But she is also far from your average GW student. Handy Collins is a high school principal in her mid-forties, but at Commencement on Sunday, she will be representing the graduated class of 2008 as the second of two student speakers selected this year. She was […]