March 29, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 51

Stories from the March 29, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Temple takes out lacrosse

After just 13 minutes of play, senior Taylor Donohue netted her third goal of the game, giving GW a comfortable 4-0 lead over conference opponent Temple. Everything was clicking for the Colonials. They were controlling the offense, containing on defense and winning seemingly every loose ball. “I told them to come out with energy, just […]

Matt Ingoglia: Confronting controversial aims

Sometime last week, while I was putting off writing papers and studying for upcoming midterms, I noticed a Facebook event invitation awaiting my response. Now, these events typically fall into two categories: random club meetings I don’t want to attend, or happy hours that I can’t attend (I turn 21 today, so keep those coming). […]

Assessing environmental impact through film

Sustainability has become a buzzword in policy and government circles, but efforts to protect the environment are not restricted to the inner halls of Congress. In fact, some of the most dedicated advocates in D.C. have taken to a more creative method to express their ideas: film. To combine their efforts in a meaningful and […]

Loan reform alters financial aid process

As President Barack Obama prepares to sign legislation Tuesday that will affect student loans, GW’s Office of Student Financial Assistance is making changes to meet the bill’s requirements. Executive Director of Student Financial Assistance Dan Small told students in an e-mail this weekend that GW will fully comply with the Federal Direct Loan Program starting […]

Coming back for more

For some, three graduate degrees would serve as reason enough to never step foot into a classroom again. But for 63-year-old David Lehrman, going to class is still just part of the daily grind. But the former attorney has not taken up a professorship at any of GW’s schools. Instead, he’s just another student – […]

GW hires leader of new public service center

After a nearly six month-long nationwide search, the University has chosen a career advocacy organization leader to head GW’s Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service, the University announced last week. Amy Cohen, a former vice president for child development programs at Save the Children – an international service organization that aims to improve the […]

Campus Calendar

Monday The State of the Media 2010 Listen to a panel of journalism leaders discuss the industry’s business challenges. Jack Morton Auditorium | 12 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday Kashmir in Perspective Journalist and humanitarian Justine Hardy will talk about her work in Kashmir and her struggle to balance journalism and aid work. Elliott School, The […]

Staff Editorial: An oft-hidden epidemic

While going to school at GW, it is easy to forget that we live in a city that has faced, and continues to face, the tragedy of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. About 14 percent, or more than one out of every eight gay men in the district are HIV positive, according to a recent study conducted […]

Annu Subramanian: Journalism isn’t a dead major

Many of us have experienced the raised eyebrow and creased forehead of a middle-aged relative who just heard that we are studying journalism. He will briefly weigh whether it is worthwhile or not to taint your na’veté and then, upon realizing this battle is his to be won, will lean forward and say in a […]