January 19, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 34

Stories from the January 19, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Helping Haiti

In the wake of natural disaster, the GW community has always been willing to respond. Whether opening classes to students displaced by a hurricane or holding a benefit concert for victims of a tsunami on the other side of the world, GW isn’t a university that stands idly by. Now that the world has turned […]

Writing center moves to first floor of Gelman

The GW Writing Center will move to a new home in Gelman Library with the hopes that more students will use the service, a University administrator said last week. The center – which gives students free help and advice on papers written for class – was originally located in Rome Hall, but will now be […]

Campus Calendar

Tuesday SEAS Seminar: How I Got Started Listen to engineering alumni talk about how they broke into the field during the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s kickoff lecture series. Funger Hall room 103 | 6 p.m. “Where the Wild Things Are” Relive your wildest childhood memories and watch one of this fall’s biggest blockbusters. […]

Matt Ingoglia: Living up to our core beliefs

If you’re like me and get to live on campus with your best friends, you can’t wait to get back to your room after a long day of classes, internships or errands. There’s just something about relaxing with your roommates that helps assuage your anxiety and puts you in a better mood. That feeling of […]

Student Association to vote on gender-neutral housing

The Student Association will convene Tuesday night to vote on the 2010 Equal Housing Opportunity Act – a nonbinding resolution that would pledge support for a gender-neutral housing option for students living on campus. If the resolution passes Tuesday night, it would be the catalyst for student leaders to bring the idea of gender-neutral housing […]

Grad students may soon be able to work in Tanzanian clinics

Web Exclusive Master’s degree candidates in the College of Professional Studies’ paralegal studies program may have the opportunity to work in clinics in Tanzania next year. The proposal to send students abroad for a semester is in the final stages of approval in the Office of Academic Affairs. If passed, it will add the option […]

GSPM founding dean to leave post after 23 years

The founding director of the Graduate School of Political Management announced last week that he will step down July 1, saying the school has grown immensely since its inception and is well placed to continue on with a new director. Chris Arterton has been with the school since 1987 and has served as its first […]