December 2, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 30

Stories from the December 2, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sports in Brief

Women’s Basketball at Marshall Huntington, W.Va. Thursday, 7 p.m. vs. George Mason Smith Center Sunday, 1 p.m. Men’s Squash Wesleyan Round Robin vs. Colby Middletown, Conn. Saturday, 8 a.m. Wesleyan Round Robin vs. Wesleyan Middletown, Conn. Saturday, 2 p.m. vs. Bowdoin hosted by Trinity Hartford, Conn. Sunday, 8 a.m. at Trinity Hartford, Conn. Sunday, 3 […]

University Police: Reported thefts see slight increase

Reported thefts on GW’s two residential campuses saw a slight increase this year, University Police Department data shows. The number of reported thefts on both the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses saw a 2 percent increase – up to 404 reported thefts, from 397 reported thefts in 2009. UPD Chief Kevin Hay said the […]

Admissions reps help boost enrollment in key areas

Private universities have been intensifying efforts to recruit top-notch students from across the country, and GW has gained national attention for its personal approach to admissions. The Chronicle of Higher Education applauded the University in late October for its admissions representatives who work and live in three high volume regions, saying that their efforts reflect […]

SA spent fall on internal reform

As the semester closes, the Student Association has completed a slew of internal reforms but is still working to complete the more tangible results promised during the campaign last spring. With the exception of passing a record-high initial allocations bill for student organizations, disbursing more than $500,000, the bulk of the SA’s undertakings have been […]

Study abroad saw drop, then growth

The number of GW students studying abroad fell 15 percent between the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 school years, echoing an overall national decline in the number of students going abroad. GW’s decrease was much sharper than the national average, which saw an 0.8 percent decrease from the previous year, according to the Institute of International Education’s […]

New security planned for Washington Monument

The National Park Service is planning to upgrade the security facility at the Washington Monument to make the area more secure for visitors. Visitors to the Washington Monument have experienced enhanced security since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but a plywood trailer at the base of the monument will be replaced by a newly designed […]


Thursday The Case of Conflict-Free Minerals GW’s Institute for Corporate Responsibility will present a panel discussion about new corporate disclosure requirements dealing with conflict minerals. Duques Hall Room 651  6 p.m. Friday GW Sirens Winter Concert Join the Sirens, the all-female a cappella group, for its annual winter concert. Cost is $3 for GW […]