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.

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 […]