January 21, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 35

Stories from the January 21, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW hopes to buck enrollment trends

As lingering economic issues continue to pose a threat to college enrollments across the county, GW is expected to meet or exceed its admissions expectations, a University administrator said this week. While the Chronicle of Higher Education reported earlier this month that some private college presidents are worried about enrollment levels for the fall 2010 […]

Kelsey Rohwer: Fewer fees please

Attending GW has many perks, including the remarkable city, local access to uniquely prestigious internships and research opportunities, and accomplished and knowledgeable professors. But perhaps the greatest perk for students is the DVD-rental program at Eckles Library on the Mount Vernon campus. Just like taking out books, students who live on Mount Vernon can take […]

Task force explores new, hands-on learning

Traditional lecture halls and book discussions may be undergoing a change at GW, as top University officials are exploring how today’s students learn with technology and hands-on activities. Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Donald Lehman launched a 13-member teaching consortium task force last fall, which he said would discover the best ways to educate […]

The six best music venues you’re not going to

The Black Cat and the 9:30 Club are the star venues of D.C.’s music scene, but there are plenty of other clubs in the city that offer quality performances all year round. Take a trip off campus to visit these six locations to see big names or local acts. Rock and Roll Hotel (1353 H. […]

Colonials downed in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio – Coming off a pair of excruciating conference losses to Xavier and La Salle last week, the GW men’s basketball team entered its game Wednesday looking for redemption and a signature win against a Dayton team that is expected to finish first in the conference and compete well into March. The Flyers had […]

Yogin Kothari: Hobbs’ expectations are too low

Web Exclusive According to the Oxford English Dictionary, “overachieving” means to do better than expected. Usually, doing better than expected is a good thing, right? Well, yes, as long as you’re not asking the GW Men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs about his team. For some reason, at certain points in past seasons, Hobbs has stated […]

‘A GW fan for life’

EVANSTON, Ill. – Almost two years after leaving, Joe McKeown still sounds a little bit like a father when he talks about GW women’s basketball. The names of players, both current and past, still come to mind with ease for him, and the memorable wins and losses McKeown accumulated in his 19 years in Foggy […]

Census will count D.C. students

Census workers are stepping up efforts to count District residents, a population that includes GW students, in a process that could provide up to $3,500 per person per year in federal funding for D.C. College populations – which are counted in the decennial census because people are tallied where they live and sleep most of […]