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.

Five Greek chapters under investigation

An unprecedented five Greek-letter organizations are under investigation by the University, but officials are releasing few details about the nature of the allegations against the chapters. Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Delta Gamma, and Kappa Kappa Gamma are all under investigation for allegations of hazing, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Judicial […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 11/03/10 – 10 p.m. Location: Thurston Hall – Case closed A student reported that she and her roommate were having a verbal altercation when her roommate pushed her. Referred to Student Judicial Services Drug Law Violation 11/03/10 – 10:03 p.m. Location: Thurston Hall – Case closed The University Police Department responded to a […]

QuickTakes

Ra Ra Riot “The Orchard” (Barsuk Records) “The Orchard” follows up Ra Ra Riot’s debut album “The Rhumb Line,” which garnered a lot of praise and attention in the indie pop scene. The new album experiments with an upbeat and catchy sound in “Boy,” an ’80s feel in “Too Dramatic,” and a bit of a […]

University rolls out first tap-and-enter systems

Some of the biggest hubs for student life are set to receive the new GWorld card readers in the coming months, forcing those who do not yet have a GWorld 2.0 card to make the switch. The new card readers – which use tap rather than swipe technology – will be installed in Gelman Library […]

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: love.futbol 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 […]