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.

Teach for America may see substantial drop in funding

Teach For America may lose significant funding from the government next year, an abrupt change that might translate into the elimination of more than 1,000 teaching positions, a spokesperson for TFA said this week. The organization, which sends college graduates to teach in underperforming schools across the nation, is not included in direct appropriations in […]

Madeline Twomey: Breaking out of the GW bubble

Last week I went to American to observe its concert choir for a class assignment. I was intrigued to find out the choir was community-based and open not only to students, but alumni, professors and AU’s neighbors. It got me thinking about our school, and GW’s role in the Foggy Bottom and West End communities. […]

Battle of the Bands raises funds for St. Jude’s Hospital

Five bands rocked the Marvin Center this weekend at Epsilon Sigma Alpha’s fourth annual Battle of the Bands, a community service event held to raise money for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. About 300 people attended the event, which raised “several thousand dollars,” ESA President Hope Tenenbaum said. Tenenbaum, a senior, said the fourth […]