May 10, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 1

Stories from the May 10, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW not ranked in Princeton Review’s green guide

Despite an increased emphasis on sustainability and the creation of an Office of Sustainability last fall, GW was not listed in the Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges released April 20. The guide acknowledges colleges that boast green features, such as buildings certified as environmentally friendly, carbon emission reducing plans and green parks – […]

Senior Stories: Scout Seide: A devoted director

“People say that everything you need to know, you learn in kindergarten,” graduating senior Scout Seide said. “But everything I learned, I learned in student theater.” Knowing all her life she wanted to pursue theater, Seide has been in GW’s student theater program since the first week of her freshman year. “I found my niche […]

Bernard Pollack: Use your time off to see the real Africa

GW taught me many things, but one of the most important lessons I learned was to look beyond the classroom. From taking advantage of D.C. through internships or employment, choosing from nearly a hundred countries for study abroad programs, or through involvement in student groups and organizations, GW offers us countless ways to apply what […]

City approves Mount Vernon campus plan

Despite months of negotiations between community members and GW officials over the 2010 Mount Vernon Campus Plan, neighbors of the campus are still unsatisfied with the final agreements. Under the approved plan – which was passed by the D.C. Zoning Commission late last month – the daily maximum student headcount will increase by 10 percent […]

Senior Stories: Dan Sadlosky: A Republican role model

It’s an opportunity GW Hill staffer wannabes dream about – turning a congressional internship into a full-time job after graduation. And graduating senior Dan Sadlosky is doing it, trading up from staff assistant to legislative aide for Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA. Sadlosky started working for Scalise during his sophomore year soon after the congressman won […]

Things to do Commencement weekend

D.C. Yoga Week Featuring Yoga on the Mall May 15, 1 to 5 p.m. Put the stress of Commencement behind you and sink into a downward-facing dog pose against the backdrop of the Washington Monument. Enjoy a free outdoor yoga class at the southwest corner of 15th Street and Constitution Avenue – but don’t forget […]

Times Square suspect ‘inspired’ by former GW graduate student

The Pakistani-American man suspected of attempting to bomb Times Square earlier this month recently told investigators he was inspired by a former GW graduate student who has been linked with several militant attacks. The former student, Anwar Al-Awlaki, attended GW as a part-time doctoral of education candidate and worked as an assistant to a Muslim […]

Senior Stories: Peter Weiss: The political organizer

College Democrats President Peter Weiss was not on campus for one of his organization’s biggest victories during his four years at GW. Instead, he spent Election Night 2008 in Columbus, Ohio as a field organizer for the Obama campaign. “I’ve learned that life is more fun and interesting when you find meaningful activities to engage […]

Commencement Schedule

Thursday, May 13 Class of 2010 Toast, Picture and Gift Presentation11:40 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kogan Plaza Doctoral Hooding Ceremony5 p.m., Charles E. Smith Center Friday, May 14 Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Commissioning Ceremony8 a.m., Marine Corps War Memorial, Arlington, Va. (Rain site: Location to be announced) Elliott School of International Affairs Celebration11 a.m., […]