June 11, 2009

Volume 106, Issue 3

Stories from the June 11, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

More submit freshman deposits

Despite being one of the most expensive schools in the country during an economic downturn, the University’s yield rate increased by 2 percent this year. Initial admissions figures for the incoming class show the yield rate – which is the percentage of accepted students who choose to enroll and deposit at the University – at […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 6/3/09 – 2:15 p.m. – University Parking Garage – case closed University Police Department officers responded to the University Parking Garage for a report of a verbal dispute. The parking attendant reported that a patron became disorderly upon trying to exit the garage. The patron then paid the parking fee and exited the […]

Where will you live this fall?

Living at GW is an opportunity to explore the nation’s capital while enjoying the benefits the University has to offer. Perks of GW’s freshman residence halls include spacious rooms, personal bathrooms, housekeeping service, and a location convenient to local attractions. Remember that the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses both offer a distinctive lifestyle with […]

For Freshmen: How to pack for GW

Editor’s note: Today’s feature is the first in a four-part installment designed to help incoming freshmen prepare for life at GW. Take a look at some tips below on what items to bring and where to buy them, and be on the lookout for more advice every Thursday until school starts. It’s almost August, which […]

Local grocery store will undergo makeover

Drastic change is coming to a neighborhood grocery store located on the southwest edge of campus. A pair of GW graduates and one current junior plan to drastically revamp the Foggy Bottom Grocery store, located near the corner of 22nd and F streets. The trio said they will renovate the three-story townhouse to create a […]

Lehman drafted by Nationals

Recent GW graduate Pat Lehman spent the afternoon of June 10 sitting in his New Jersey home, following Major League Baseball’s first-year player draft and waiting for his name to pop up and his future as a professional baseball player to take form. Then he decided it was progressing too slowly, so he flipped on […]

Fact or Fiction?

If you have ever toured campus with one of GW’s tour guides, you may have heard a few stories that left you wondering, “Can that be true?” The following guide will help clear up some popular GW myths and urban legends. Rubbing the hippo’s nose: Tourists are often told that GW students rub the nose […]

D.C. alcohol agency contacted in review of Treanor death

The University has contacted the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration as part of a review of a sophomore’s January death from alcohol poisoning, ABRA spokeswoman Cynthia Simms said this week. Laura Treanor, 19, passed away in her Ivory Tower quad in January from acute alcohol intoxication, also known as alcohol poisoning, according to the D.C. […]

Basketball schedules take shape

The GW men’s and women’s basketball teams’ non-conference schedules are nearing completion and fans of both squads have reason to look forward to the competition coming to Foggy Bottom this upcoming season. The men will host Oregon State on Nov. 28 and Providence on Dec. 9, the first teams from college basketball’s so-called power conferences […]