January 18, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 34

Stories from the January 18, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

District cuts funds to Medical Center

Editor’s note The headline for this article was changed on Jan. 18, 2010. The original headline said the program was connected with the GW Hospital, which is untrue. Funding for a contract between the GW Medical Center and the city was cut for this fiscal year, as former Mayor Adrian Fenty sought to close D.C.’s […]

Hatchet Recipes: Ravioli with a sage brown butter sauce

Ingredients: Olive oil Fresh sage Frozen peas Cinnamon Fresh button mushrooms, sliced Store-bought ravioli (pumpkin or butternut squash is best)* ? stick of butter Grated Parmesan cheese *There is no shame in using store-bought ingredients, as long as you elevate them to something exceptional. By releasing aromatic oils in the sage, sautéing the vegetables with […]

Crimson snaps GW winning streak at five

The men’s basketball team’s loss Saturday afternoon to Harvard might not mean much in the long run. With its undefeated Atlantic 10 record still intact after the loss to the Ivy League foe, the Colonials’ spot atop the early conference standings remains unchanged, but the true ramifications of Saturday’s loss might not be best represented […]

Staff Editorial: Help for those who lose Pell Grant funds

When students rely on financial aid – both University aid and government funding – to help pay for their college educations, even the smallest drop in assistance can have a huge impact. And no matter how much funding students receive from Pell Grants, the potential funding cut to the government program will affect how those […]

GW launches Iraqi museum program

The University’s Museum Studies Program is creating a residency program for museum workers in Iraq. The five-month program, funded by the State Department, will train students to better preserve Iraqi artifacts and entice people into museums. Museum Studies Director Kym Rice said GW was an obvious choice for the program, given the University’s proximity to […]

Staff Editorial: New GW mobile app is a welcome addition

We often seek campus information on-the-go, not while sitting at a computer. From important phone numbers to the location of a certain building, every student could benefit from increased information at his or her fingertips. This is why the new GW Mobile iPhone application is a welcome addition to the University’s outreach efforts. The GW […]

Bozeman not pleased with effort in GW loss

As the first half of play wound down for the women’s basketball team Saturday night against St. Bonaventure, sophomore guard Danni Jackson limped off the court with a mild knee sprain, leaving the Colonials without their starting point guard for much of the second half. It was a costly injury for GW, but head coach […]

Phillip Ensler: Make service part of the curriculum

Yesterday’s national holiday honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. provided us with an annual reminder to engage in community service. Yet for all of the GW students who participate in community service throughout the year and the roughly 500 who participated in yesterday’s MLK Day of Service, it is clear that GW […]

Gymnastics places second in opener

GW gymnastics opened up its 2011 season at home Sunday, starting strong with a second-place finish overall in the first of four home meets for the Colonials this season. The Colonials hosted the Lindsey Ferris Invitational, which featured seven teams, including two of GW’s East Atlantic Gymnastics League rivals in North Carolina and Rutgers. GW’s […]

University charges three chapters with hazing

Three Greek-life chapters were formally charged with counts of hazing, providing alcohol to minors and underage consumption of alcohol, a University official confirmed Sunday night, moving the months-long controversy one step closer to completion. Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pi Kappa Alpha and Sigma Phi Epsilon were all issued letters outlining the violations of the Student Code […]