It’s hard to believe that for School of Business student Stephanie Moser, taking advantage of D.C.’s professional opportunities was once a daunting task after a quiet freshman year living on the Mount Vernon campus. “At first I just thought I would never understand how to get around,” Moser said. “I was kind of nervous about […]
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.
After GW’s Commencement ceremony on the National Mall on Sunday, graduates will begin their post-collegiate lives in the real world – finding both a job and a place to live outside the borders of the University’s campus. But for seniors who graduated in December, the transition from student to full-time member of the work force […]
GW will expand its commitment to the Yellow Ribbon Program, providing a 35 percent increase in tuition benefits for graduate student veterans through the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the University announced last month. The University will now pay $5,120 per veteran graduate student per year, a 35 percent increase in support, bringing the total cost of […]
More than 100 members of the GW community gathered on the Mount Vernon Campus quad to honor service award recipients at the Office of Community Service Celebration of Service. The barbeque and awards ceremony was the culmination of the Michelle Obama Service Challenge, recognizing members of the GW community who received President Obama’s Volunteer Service […]
Taylor Hubbard, a 20-year-old sophomore, died early Sunday after falling from a fifth floor Guthridge Hall window Saturday morning, University President Steven Knapp told the audience at the University-wide Commencement ceremony.
In cookie-cutter residence halls where rooms are small, storage is limited and potential for pizzazz is minimal, attempting to personalize living space can feel like a futile exercise, especially for students on a budget. To solve the drab dorm dilemma, former GW student and budding entrepreneur Thysson Williams plans to launch a dorm design service, […]
The University will not add any GWorld vendors to the dining program this summer, a University official said last month. University Spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said all merchant applications to accept GWorld cards will remain pending until the GWorld 2.0 project is complete – which Sherrard said could be the end of the fall 2010 semester. […]
GW’s largest freshman residence hall, traditionally known for its boisterous residents, will house substance-free, honors and engineering students next year, a University official confirmed last week. Seth Weinshel, director of the GW Housing Program, said the University decided to place communities traditionally in Lafayette Hall – which will be under renovation next year – in […]
The GW softball team’s double header Saturday against the Dayton Flyers was bittersweet for Colonial seniors Amanda Holst and Elisa Van Kirk in more ways than one. Not only was it their last game in a GW uniform, but their team split its final double header, snapping a 13-game losing streak with a 7-5 victory […]
Although the number of seniors seeking career advice did not dramatically rise this year, students are seeking career center advice earlier, a Career Center administrator said last week. Jeff Dagley, communications coordinator at the Career Center, said freshmen are now seeking career advice, looking to land internships in hopes of gaining a job post college. […]