February 14, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 42

Stories from the February 14, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to speak at School of Media and Public Affairs

Correction appended Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to make a major announcement regarding Internet freedom Tuesday at the Jack Morton Auditorium. The State Department is billing Clinton’s speech, titled “Internet Rights and Wrongs: Choices and Challenges in a Networked World,” as policy statement.The speech starts at 12:30 p.m. University spokeswoman Emily Cain did […]

GW may decentralize Career Center

Students seeking career advice may soon be able to receive targeted assistance from their individual schools, in an effort to help students land jobs in a tough economy. Students seeking job advice currently go to a centralized Career Center for help with resumes and interview techniques, among other services. The new model, if adopted, will […]

University may revamp J Street, Sodexo partnership

The University, faced with the possibility of competition from new dining venues moving in to The Avenue, is looking to revamp J Street dining. Speaking at the Board of Trustees meeting Friday, trustee Allan From said GW hopes to create a “more inviting place” for students to eat and congregate. From said the implementation process […]

Landlord shuts down Adams Mill

The bar where Laura Treanor drank the night before she died will shut its doors Sunday, after the bar’s landlord decided to not renew its lease. Adams Mill Bar and Grill manager Paulie Kerinf said the bar is being forced to close because the property’s owner did not want to house the business any longer. […]

Slice of Life: Romance tastes like…

It started with a cheeseburger. The McDonalds on California and 15th was the Von Stuben and Mather high schools’ hang out. He was a rebellious and cunning baseball stud. She was a quiet and shy ballerina with slender features, big blue eyes and long brown hair. They were instantly attracted to each other. They dated […]

Calendar

Tuesday Students in Service Fest Find out how to get more involved in service around the District. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A Night with an Exorcist Listen to a Vatican-certified exorcist at this event sponsored by the Newman Center. St. Stephen’s Church – 7:15 to 9 p.m. Rep. Debbie […]

Letters to the Editor

Why we changed the JEC charter Our student government is broken. While most student governments are weak and ineffective, ours is particularly appalling because its members no longer try. When I was a freshman senator at my former school, SUNY Rockland Community College, we accomplished little, but at least we were trying. The Student Association’s […]

Bike racks put in City Hall parking garage

The University installed bicycle racks in the City Hall parking garage last month to alleviate congestion in the residence hall’s lobby and entrance. Students are required to use the two new bike racks, instead of chaining their bikes to handrails or posts. Bikes in violation will be confiscated by the University Police Department. “Residents of […]

Organization pushes for sexual assault education

A group of students pushed the University to better publicize sexual assault resources for students during a 4-day campaign last week. GW Students Against Sexual Assault – a student organization launched to help spread awareness about sexual assault resources – set up tables in 10 residence halls on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses […]