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.

University increases tuition by 2.9 percent

The University’s highest governing body voted to increase tuition to $44,148 for incoming students during its quarterly meeting Friday. The 2.9 percent increase, approved by the Board of Trustees, is slightly lower than GW’s 3 percent tuition increases over the past 3 years, and almost a full percentage point lower than increases passed by other […]

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 […]


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 […]