March 3, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 47

Stories from the March 3, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Taylor leads GW past Rhode Island

Correction appended KINGSTON, R.I. – Junior guard Tony Taylor swore Wednesday night when he took the floor against Rhode Island that he wasn’t thinking about his team’s 57-41 loss to Temple last Saturday. He swore he wasn’t thinking about the five points he’d scored against them. He said he didn’t have anything to prove Wednesday […]

Applicant increase smaller than competitors

The University saw one of the smallest jumps in application numbers within its market basket, a discrepancy a University administrator attributes to rising selectivity at the school. GW received 21,400 regular-decision applications this year, an applicant pool about 200 students larger than last year. The 1-percent increase stands in stark contrast to double-digit increases seen […]

Interning with a cultural cause

With the Career Center hosting its Spring 2011 Career and Internship Fair March 8, The Hatchet spoke with two students emphasizing their own cultural heritages in their internships. Freshman interns with Assembly for Turkish American Associations Freshman Gizem Tunca has already started paving the way for her career path by interning for the Assembly of […]

GW pushing study abroad for minorities

Minority students are significantly less likely than their white counterparts to study abroad, according to data by the Office for Study Abroad. Three-fourths of GW students who studied abroad during the 2009-2010 school year were white, while 6.6 percent were Latino and 6.1 percent were black, according to data from the study abroad office. The […]

New director brings laughs to West Hall

Jeremiah Kirstein isn’t your average director. Despite his age, the sophomore is the newest director for the 14th Grade Players – the director pool is highly dominated by juniors and seniors. “I was really lucky because as a sophomore I have a chance to direct, which is not always the case,” Kirstein said. Kirstein chose […]

University police catch alleged burglar

University Police Department officers arrested a suspected burglar for attempting to steal upwards of $10,000 worth of property on campus Friday night. The suspect – unnamed in police documents – attempted to steal two ceiling projectors from the Academic Center and a MacBook Air laptop, wallet and cell phone from Gelman Library, University spokeswoman Emily […]

University to address spring noise fears

GW officials are hoping an outreach program targeted at students living off campus will help quiet both noisy students and concerned neighbors fearful of parties spurred by after Spring Break revelry. After seeing a spike in complaints coming in to GW’s Community Concern Hotline after spring break, Michael Akin, assistant vice president of government, international […]