April 12, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 55

Stories from the April 12, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Panels stress real-world experiences

The GW Women in Business organization heard from a former first lady of Peru and an international business expert at its first conference in Funger Hall Saturday. The conference – which centered on ways to turn classroom lessons into real-world experiences – included specialized panels on entrepreneurship, international business, business and government relations and corporate […]

Letters to the Editor

An open invitation Vincent Barbieri’s column “Facing the futility of Earth Hour” (April 8, p. 4), is both misinformed and inaccurate, and I call into question his purpose for writing it. Earth Hour is not a “ridiculous” endeavor proclaiming that turning lights off will save the world from climatic catastrophe. It is a worldwide call […]

Ex-employee alleges discrimination in lawsuit

A former employee has filed a lawsuit against GW claiming she was unlawfully terminated from her employment with the University, and is charging a high-level administrator with racial discrimination, according U.S. District Court documents. The lawsuit, filed by 37-year-old Audrey Johnson March 31, claims the University unlawfully terminated Johnson’s employment on the basis of her […]

Dorm to be demolished for new law building

The residence hall at 2034 G Street is the third student-housing structure scheduled to be demolished for construction on a parking garage and a law school building, a University administrator confirmed last week. Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou Katz said last week the University has submitted plans for the parking garage to the D.C. […]

Women’s lacrosse triumphs in triple OT

With just over three minutes to play in Sunday’s women’s lacrosse game versus La Salle, La Salle midfielder Melanie Sarcinello scored a goal to tie the game at six. The GW defense had allowed two goals in the final 10 minutes, despite having one of its best games of the season. “[La Salle] started to […]

Police: Individual stabbed Sunday morning

An individual was stabbed early Sunday morning in the 600 block of 21st Street near Strong Hall and was taken to an area hospital conscious and breathing, a Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman said Sunday morning. Public Information Officer Tisha Grant said that no further details were available about the incident that occurred after 1 a.m. […]

Colonials drop series in Dayton

It had been a rough week for the GW baseball team, which dropped two mid-week nonconference games and then the first two games of a series at Dayton, but junior Eric Cantrell came up with a 16-strikeout complete game win Sunday to send the Colonials back to the District with a 7-2 victory over the […]

Knapp appoints 16 to council on diversity

University President Steven Knapp appointed 16 people to the President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion last week, moving forward with a plan to make GW more diverse. The council – which was approved by the Board of Trustees in February – will focus on the diversity of the student body, the faculty and the curriculum […]