February 22, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 44

Stories from the February 22, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Thumbs Up – Thumbs Down

Campus speakers rock GW With visits from Hillary Clinton, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and four former White House press secretaries, GW saw a number of esteemed campus speakers this month. The University is a frequent destination for celebrity speakers, but these noteworthy names never fail to remind us that GW truly is a University in and […]

GW escapes Philly with win

PHILADELPHIA – It wasn’t a glamorous win Saturday night for the men’s basketball team. It wasn’t a perfect win, nor was it a sexy win. It wasn’t the kind of win that will let men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs rest easy over the next few days. What GW’s 82-80 win Saturday night on the […]

Corey Jacobson: The Abolish the SA saga

These days, the very mention of the Student Association to the average GW student evokes a roll of the eyes or, at bare minimum, an annoyed chuckle. In fact, it seems the only thing students might think is more ridiculous than the Student Association is a recently launched campaign to abolish it. The funny thing […]

Letters to the Editor

Athletic department review needs students Last week’s announcement that the University will be conducting a comprehensive review of its athletic department is a breath of fresh air. Hopefully, it will lead to a restructuring that returns faith in our NCAA Division I programs. But if the University wants to get this right, it must do […]

Hatchet Expat: Shocked by prolonged procedures

It took almost a month for the culture shock to set in once I arrived in Milan. During my first few days in Italy I didn’t want to be anywhere else and, quite frankly, I didn’t miss being back at GW. But as I discovered the local love for bureaucracy, I found that my new […]