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.

No arrest made in Thai Place robbery

Thai Place was robbed in the early morning hours Jan. 2, but it is unknown how much the alleged burglars took from the Pennsylvania Avenue restaurant. “The burglars entered without force,” Metropolitan Police Department officer Paul Metcalf said, adding the police report does not state how much cash was stolen. The restaurant was closed at […]

Dean, Liz Cheney to headline debate

Former Democratic National Committee chair and presidential hopeful Howard Dean and prominent conservative activist Liz Cheney will square-off during a wide-ranging discussion of current affairs and politics Feb. 1. After receiving $40,000 from the Student Association in November – the largest single co-sponsorship allocated last year – the College Democrats and College Republicans chose the […]

Logan Dobson: Want to be a PAF? Devote your life to GW

The Presidential Administrative Fellowship is a good gig if you can get it. Students who receive the fellowship attend graduate school for free at GW, in addition to drawing a salary while working in one of our fine University’s myriad departments. Apart from gold-name-badge production, it’s pretty hard to tell what we get from PAF. […]

Sex Column: A hormone’s double standard

This is hard for me to say, but there is no sugarcoating it; so I guess I will just come right out and say it – I’m a guy. I’m a member of that gender of douche bags, jerks, pricks, meatheads, SOB’s, bastards – feel free to throw your own word in here. Now, don’t […]

Counseling center changes policy

Editor’s note The Hatchet incorrectly said there has been a policy change at the University Counseling Center regarding initial consultations. There has been no recent policy change. If a student is seeking help for the first time at the UCC, they are typically assigned to a professional for a telephone assessment. For urgent matters, students […]

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 […]