June 14, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 3

Stories from the June 14, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Annu Subramanian: GW: Your new work in progress

GW lacks spirit, community and spontaneity, or so I said in my very first Hatchet column. I said students didn’t take pride in their school and I lamented the fact that monotony had taken over my daily schedule. How wrong, or rather, how ignorant I was. Students pride themselves on their school and prove it […]

Justin Guiffre: Write your future, start today

If you’re reading this, I envy you. Because you’re probably an incoming freshman, just like I was three long years ago. It also means that you have some of your most amazing years ahead of you. But nobody can tell you what the next four years will be like; that is up to you. So […]

Peter Konwerski: The start of your GW journey

Today is the start of our journey together – yours as a new first year student and mine as the new dean of students. Like you, I am both eager and excited to begin my new role. After years of striving for academic success in high school, accomplishing numerous personal achievements in your student activities, […]

SASS restructures department, names new dean of students

Following the retirement of long-serving Dean of Students Linda Donnels, GW alumnus and University administrator Peter Konwerski will take the lead of a restructured arm of Student and Academic Support Services. The changes are the first phase in a realignment of top administrators and their duties in preparation for the arrival of the University’s new […]

Logan Dobson: Literally a one-of-a-kind experience

While this may seem like strange advice to give you during your intense three-day orientation program, the most important thing to do during Colonial Inauguration is to stop and take it all in. After all, CI is a one-of-a-kind experience. I mean that literally. You will never go through anything like this again. And very […]

Residents look to start neighborhood watch program

A proposed Foggy Bottom neighborhood watch program has rapidly developed this summer, gaining a listing on the United States Neighborhood Watch website and developing plans to create a community watch group. The program, organized by senior Lev Trubkovich, the vice president of the Foggy Bottom Association and chair of its Public Safety Committee, and 2D […]

Alumni making national headlines

Even after graduation, alumni remain a notable part of the GW community as they make their mark on the world. The Hatchet has taken a look at several alumni that have recently popped up in the forefront of national news. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen is the national incident commander for the Deepwater Horizon oil […]

University offers CCAS buyouts

The University is offering buyout packages to 101 full-time professors in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences as part of recent efforts to increase the school’s research presence, a top-level University official confirmed in May. Full-time faculty members on active status were mailed letters explaining who was eligible and which benefits were included. Professors […]