November 11, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 26

Stories from the November 11, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Campus art finds a home

The often ambiguous artists and curators of Classroom 102 were made public this weekend when one group of freshmen designed and installed its own exhibit. The gallery was taken over Sunday by 13 freshmen for their final project in professor Bibiana Obler’s Dean’s Seminar. The exhibit, called “Cultural Immersion,” was installed Sunday and celebrated its […]

University violates textbook regulation

GW is not in full compliance with a new federal law mandating that all textbook information be available to students when they register for classes. The Higher Education Opportunity Act – which went into effect July 1 – requires all universities that receive federal funding provide students with information about textbook pricing when they register […]

$5-$10-$20: Events that won’t break the bank

$5: 14th presents “Ecce” on Lisner Downstage Thursday $9: Catch a film at just-opened West End Cinema this weekend $15: charity performances at Jack Morton Thursday

Staff Editorial: Judging a class by its books

We all know not to judge a book by its cover. But a federal mandate requires that students have the ability to judge a class by its books. The Higher Education Opportunity Act, which went into effect in July, states that universities must provide students with a class’ textbook information and costs as students compile […]

Students compete for $50k in competition

The third annual GW Business Plan Competition kicked off last week, with revamped efforts to help students and community members create a business proposal for the chance to win a piece of a $50,000 cash prize pool. The popular but selective competition began in 2009 and has given hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students the […]

Hogan readying for NCAA Championships

Senior women’s cross-country runner Megan Hogan was named Atlantic 10 Cross-Country Student-Athlete of the Year for the second time in a row Tuesday, but it’s not exactly time to celebrate. She’s got another race this weekend, the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship, but the 22-year-old has her sights set even higher than that. “We’ve been working […]

Professor faces status, detention hearings Friday

Diego Fasolini, the part-time Italian-language professor arrested for possession of child pornography in October, is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing and detention hearing Friday afternoon in the D.C. District Court. At the hearing, Magistrate Judge Alan Kay will decide if there is probable cause to believe that Fasolini committed a crime and if there […]