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 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 […]

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 […]

Former student poses greatest terror threat to U.S.

A former GW student poses the greatest terror threat to the United States, a leading national security expert said during a congressional hearing Wednesday. Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical Islamic terrorist who attended the Graduate School of Education and Human Development in 2001, is the biggest threat to the nation’s security, National Counterterrorism Center Director Michael […]

Study shows School Without Walls third highest in funding

The School Without Walls receives the third highest amount of funding per student for D.C. public high schools, a recent analysis of projected school budgets shows. The study – by the Senior High Alliance of Parents, Principals and Educators – found the District funds $10,257 per student at SWW. The Duke Ellington School of the […]