February 24, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 45

Stories from the February 24, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Book chronicles Foggy Bottom’s history

Two young authors shared little-known tidbits of Foggy Bottom and West End history with residents at the Foggy Bottom Association meeting Tuesday night. The book, by Matthew Gilmore and Josh Olsen, chronicles the beginnings of the Foggy Bottom-West End neighborhood through vintage photographs donated by area residents. “There are a number of historical photo books […]

Patients take medication more often with help of phone app

Patients with high blood pressure remembered to take their medication more often through the use of a mobile phone application, according to a recent study conducted in part by the GW Medical Center. The study, completed over a 7-month period, measured the ability of the Pill Phone application to improve medication adherence among patients with […]

QuickTakes

Cold War Kids “Mine Is Yours” (Interscope) Cold War Kids put away any political agenda and created the gushy, love-inspired album, “Mine is Yours,” that every good artist needs to put out. However, this band does it differently. In its song, “Sensitive Kid,” this alternative-rock band uses sporadic, misfit keys and rootless vocals to tell […]

Housing Guide: Gender-neutral option creates more possibilities

Katherine Wynne doesn’t think the best roommate is necessarily one of the same gender. Fortunately for her, the University agrees. Wynne is one of many students hoping to live in a gender-neutral room next year, taking advantage of the University’s new housing policy that allows males and females to live together. “I don’t think you’re […]

Crime Log

Burglary 2/20/11 – 12 to 5 p.m. Location: Mitchell Hall Case closed A student reported to the University Police Department that she locked the door to her residential room, and when she returned her laptop, digital camera and cell phone were missing from her room. No suspects or witnesses Disorderly Conduct 2/18/11 – 11:05 p.m. […]

Housing Guide: A look at next years on-campus housing

Sophomores Fulbright Hall Rent: $8,800/yr. Sophomores who want a triple can opt for this residence hall. Guthridge Hall Rent: $10,770/yr. Guthridge is a sophomore residence hall featuring singles, doubles and triples. JBKORent: $10,770/yr.Live in a single, double or triple in this sophomore hall. F.S. KeyRent: $10,770/yr.For sophomores who want a single, double or triple. Schenley […]

Staff Editorial: The athletic review should look at it all

With the University’s announcement that long-time athletic director Jack Kvancz will be stepping down in June, students also learned the University is creating a committee to conduct a review of GW athletics. The committee will embark on the review and develop a strategic plan to guide the entire athletic department for many years. There are […]

Corey Jacobson: An SA conversation worth having

My previous column cited how an ineffective Student Association has prompted Abolish the SA campaigns to resurface year after year. But without a specific plan in place to handle student advocacy and fund allocation, abolishing the SA would leave the student body worse off. In order to find the appropriate balance between those two extremes, […]

Housing Guide: Off-Campus housing around D.C.

The Statesman Dennis Lee | Hatchet Photographer Rent: $1,700/month and up (studio apartment) Address: 2020 F St. NW Features: Spacious walk-in closets, individual climate control, cable and high-speed Internet Amenities: 24-hour resident concierge, 24-hour fitness center, laundry facilities, dry-cleaning valet service Located right across the street from Potomac Hall, this building’s proximity to academic buildings […]