January 24, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 36

Stories from the January 24, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Foggy Bottom Metro renovations to begin this week

Long-awaited renovations to the Foggy Bottom Metro station, including the installation of three new escalators, a staircase and a canopy to cover the station’s entrance, are slated to begin this week. The upgrades will begin Jan. 24, and will take place gradually over the next year, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced last week. […]

Finding time to perform

They could have been studying civil procedure and professional responsibility, but GW Law School students Andrew Satten and Kirk Anderson traded a night in the Jacob Burns Law Library for the stage of the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hotel Thursday. With its first album launching in late February, RiverBreaks, which was formed a year ago, has […]

Letter to the Editor

Crime, punishment and Greek Life Tom Braslavsky is a friend of mine, but his column ‘Giving Greek life a chance’ (Jan. 20, pg. 4), is completely off base. These hazing infractions most likely have always existed to some extent (in some organizations, but not all), and this latest spat of embarrassing Greek-life behavior is not […]

Lyndsey Wajert: We aren’t as dumb as this study is

Whenever someone releases a study criticizing the education system in America, it seems as though the media, politicians and parents all tend to overreact. Are college students lazier? Should the government step in and reform the system? Is my child partying too much instead of studying? While these questions may be legitimate, the most recent […]

Bookstore nabs alleged burglars

A GW Bookstore employee and an accomplice were arrested by the University Police Department Wednesday evening, after they were caught attempting to steal 75 books worth about $5,000. Bookstore staff alerted UPD to suspicions that a temporary employee was stealing textbooks, prompting officers to stake out the area and catch the subjects, UPD Chief Kevin […]