January 10, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 32

Stories from the January 10, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Late grades aren’t just an inconvenience

Though today marks the official start of the spring semester, a handful of students are starting their new courses without knowing their grades for the fall. As of Wednesday, a day after the deadline for professors to turn in grades, over 450 classes were not submitted to the Office of the Registrar. Professors had a […]

Report: GW needs more sexual assault education

A majority of GW students are uninformed about how to report or seek help following cases of sexual assault, according to a survey released last month. The survey, conducted by GW medical student Megan Evans and Shannon Lynberg, national director of the Younger Women’s Task Force, found that 89 percent of 1,031 survey respondents thought […]

Yogin Kothari: Colonials need consistency

The men’s basketball team began conference play this past Wednesday at home against La Salle University. The good news is that the Atlantic 10 season has started off somewhat positively, with a home victory against an average conference opponent. Including Wednesday’s 72-67 win over the Explorers, the GW men’s basketball team has won seven of […]

Smith, GW improving after slow start

GW: 78 Saint Joseph’s: 71 PHILADELPHIA – When sophomore guard and preseason All-Atlantic 10 Third Team selection Lasan Kromah went down for the season with a sprained left foot, expectations for the men’s basketball team plummeted. Kromah was the team’s leading returning scorer from last season and the Greenbelt, Md., native was expected to be […]

University concludes hazing investigations

The University has concluded its hazing investigations into five Greek-life chapters, and is in the process of determining whether any violations of the Student Code of Conduct occurred. In the adjudication phase, Student Judicial Services will decide if the five chapters under investigation violated University policies and what, if any, punishments will be doled out. […]

Gelman tops SA’s spring goal list

The University’s top two student leaders intend to spend the spring semester focusing on improving Gelman Library and other areas of mass student concern, after spending a majority of the fall semester working on internal reforms. The SA plans to lay the groundwork for reforming Gelman Library, on-campus dining and the 4-RIDE service, SA Executive […]

New mayor may nix enrollment caps

Newly inaugurated Mayor Vincent Gray said he is open to nixing city-imposed student and employee population caps at D.C. universities, a policy change which could have sweeping implications for the handful of universities across the city. Officials from various D.C. universities argued that removing the caps would aid job growth at a job creation summit […]

College students help propel D.C. population past 600,000

The District’s population surpassed 600,000 people for the first time in decades, according to the 2010 Census, with college students helping to bump up the population count. The U.S. Census Bureau reported that 601,723 people currently live in D.C., up from the 572,059 recorded during the 2000 Census. The number is a milestone for the […]

Colonials climb to 2-0 in Atlantic 10 with win

PHILADELPHIA – As his team prepared to face Saint Joseph’s on the road in its second Atlantic 10 game of the season, men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs made sure that his team knew exactly what it would be like walking into Saturday afternoon at Hagan Arena. In his decade of coaching the Colonials, Hobbs […]