April 15, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 56

Stories from the April 15, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

University ends dual degree program

Correction appended The University’s accelerated six-year Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate program stopped accepting applications this year after failing to attract enough students to fill the program, a law school administrator said Wednesday. The highly selective program offers incoming undergraduate students a chance to earn a bachelor’s degree in the Columbian College of Arts […]

Former student finds fame as lawyer, middle-class advocate

Web Exclusive Members of the media credit GW alumna and chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel on the Troubled Asset Relief Program Elizabeth Warren with predicting the financial crisis. Now, she advocates on behalf of the middle class to fix it.? Warren, who attended GW for two years before following her husband to Rutgers Law […]

Phillips: Fundraising is key for next dean

A strong sense of fundraising, networking and student outreach will be vital for the incoming dean for the School of Business, current Dean Susan Phillips said Monday. Phillips announced in October her plans to retire at the end of this year, and a search for her replacement is underway. In an interview with The Hatchet, […]

Eco-friendly student groups cleanup local park

Web Exclusive Five members of Green GW joined with students from Georgetown and American universities to take part in the 22nd Annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup Saturday morning. Students volunteered to pick up garbage along with community residents and members of environmental groups at Glover Archbold Park, one of hundreds of sites registered with the Alice […]

Crime Log

Assault 4/10/2010 – 23rd and I streets – 2:04 a.m. – Case closed A student reported she had been talking with friends and was introduced to a male subject. Later, the complainant and the subject got into a verbal altercation. The subject then hugged her and when she told him to let her go, he […]

University names interim police chief

Just three weeks before current University Police Chief Dolores Stafford is slated to step down, a University spokeswoman said Wednesday that current Executive Assistant Chief of Police James Isom has been selected to take over the department on an interim basis starting May 1. University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said Isom is slated to take over […]

Men’s tennis takes top seed into A-10s

For the past two years, the GW men’s tennis team entered the Atlantic 10 tournament as the top seed. And for the past two years, the title eluded them. This weekend, the team will once again enter the A-10 tournament – once again as the top seed – in search of the victory that has […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday R.E.P.P. It Up: Safer Sex Party Win games and prizes while watching “The Vagina Monologues” with the Multicultural Student Services Center. 2127 G St. | 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday Bhangra Blowout Watch the annual international, intercollegiate South Asian dance competition. D.A.R. Constitution Hall | 7 to 11 p.m. PCS Culture Show: Tandaan X […]

Defensive mistakes help seal softball loss

After snapping a 14-game losing streak over the weekend, the GW softball team fell 6-3 to local rival George Mason Wednesday at the Mount Vernon Field. Freshman Elaine Nescio took the mound for the Colonials (5-26) in the first inning, but George Mason quickly established a lead, scoring four unanswered runs in the first, due […]

At home, baseball taken out by Hoyas

It’s been almost a week and a half since the GW baseball team finished its home sweep of St. Bonaventure, capping a seven-game winning streak that included six straight wins over conference opponents that vaulted the Colonials into first place in the Atlantic 10. Eleven days later, after a 9-5 loss to Georgetown Wednesday that […]