February 18, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 43

Stories from the February 18, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Kelly Zentgraf: Raising awareness over eating disorders

Instead of continuing my internship at the National Institutes of Health this summer, I spent weeks attending post-meal therapy, waking up at 4 a.m. for blood pressure checks, and meeting women connected to me more deeply than I can articulate. I was in inpatient treatment for an eating disorder, which had been developing and worsening […]

Teach For America attracts more applications

Around 170 GW seniors applied to Teach For America this year, a TFA spokeswoman said this week, and the service-oriented program is continuing to see a sharp rise in applicants. TFA reported drastic jumps in applications in both 2008 and 2009, and the program has seen a record number of prospective participants this year, resulting […]

‘Hot Mommas’ feature female mentors

Correction appended A GW professor created a network of business women by collecting personal stories to communicate, teach, share and mentor others about how to negotiate finding a balance between having a personal life and school or work-the Hot Mammas Project. Kathy Korman Frey, a GW professor of the women’s entrepreneurial leadership class, consultant and […]

Colonials win battle with Minutemen

When the best rebounding team in the Atlantic 10 comes to town, it’s time to hit the boards. So the day before the GW men’s basketball team hosted Massachusetts, head coach Karl Hobbs turned a stat sheet into a motivational ploy, telling his players the number of rebounds they averaged in relation to their minutes […]

Justin Guiffre: The president of cool

In the wake of the most epic snowstorm D.C. has ever witnessed, I am left with three things: a ton of work I didn’t do, a liver that has yet to forgive my snow day activities and a new outlook on University President Steven Knapp. I could have easily predicted the first two, but I […]

SAC looks to track down Haiti funds

Student organizations raised more than $7,500 for relief efforts following the devastating earthquake in Haiti, but at least one organization has yet to deposit its raised funds, a GW official said Tuesday. Executive Director of the Student Activities Center Tim Miller said his office is taking an active role in tracking down smaller fundraisers by […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Saving Modern Journalism Listen to renowned journalists Robert McChesney and John Nichols discuss how to save modern journalism. Marvin Center Amphitheatre | 12:30 to 2 p.m. Beyond the Orange Revolution Learn about Ukraine’s recent election and what it means for the country in the next decade. Elliott School room 602 | 3 to 5 […]

GW names new VP for development

The new head of the University’s Office of Development outlined broad plans for increasing fundraising and called for the creation of a culture of philanthropy at GW Wednesdayduring a meeting announcing his appointment to the position. Starting April 5, the University’s new vice president of Development and Alumni Relations, Michael Morsberger, will lead GW’s efforts […]

GW law alumna makes history in Mass.

Raised in New York City’s Spanish Harlem by her Puerto Rican parents, GW Law School alumna Carmen Ortiz’s Massachusetts residence isn’t too far up the coast from her hometown. But that doesn’t mean the journey to her current position hasn’t taken her far from her modest roots. Ortiz made history in January when she was […]