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.

Students able to study in Middle East

As pro-democracy protests tear across the Middle East, the University is still accepting study abroad applications from students who want to travel to the region this fall. The Office for Study Abroad is approaching the March deadline for fall study abroad applications with cautious optimism, while students who want to study in the Middle East […]

Restaurant owners: Food trucks hurt local businesses

Local restaurants are upset with the abundance of food trucks doing business in the area, saying the mobile eateries are taking away business from formal restaurants. Members of the newly formed Washington Circle Business Association debated the trucks Wednesday, saying the trucks directly compete with restaurants but incur fewer expenses. “If someone has a food […]

ESIA receives $3.15 million gift

The Elliott School of International Affairs received one of the largest donations in the school’s history, funds that will go toward increasing research, teaching and outreach. The $3.15 million donation is an initial investment, University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said, which will have “an immediate impact on students.” The gift’s focus is to increase research that […]

Org seeks new home with demolition looming

When the small gym next to Fulbright Hall is demolished at the end of the semester, exercise science and exercise and sports activities classes won’t be the only entities looking for a new home. Building K, which houses the Department of Exercise Science, is also home to student organizations like GW Taekwondo, which trains participants […]