March 28, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 51

Stories from the March 28, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Student play kicks true

It was Gary Tibberman’s self-proclaimed stalker that helped the NFL punter turn his life around. Tibberman, the protagonist in the 14th Grade Players’ newest production, “Kick the Ball,” which ran this past weekend at West Hall Theater, is conflicted after his overzealous coach benches him. “I’m pointless,” Tibberman, who was played by sophomore Andy Nye, […]

Edward A. Grefe: Faculty role in GSPM search

The decision to restart the hiring process for a new director to succeed the founder of the Graduate School of Political Management (“GSPM restarts director search,” Feb. 22, 2010, pg. 1), provided Dean Kathleen Burke with a fresh opportunity to seek input from valued constituent groups including alumni and adjunct faculty. Sadly, actions taken by […]

GWSB to expand sustainability courses

Students with an interest in both business and sustainability will see more course options, as part of an initiative to broaden GW’s academic approach to the study of environmental issues. GW School of Business Dean Doug Guthrie said the business school is coordinating with the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Columbian College […]

Joe Richardson leads GW in bounce-back win

Joe Richardson’s senior season was in a jam. The pitcher had been demoted earlier this season to the bullpen after four poor outings as the team’s No. 2 starting pitcher, and Saturday, he entered as the third reliever in the fifth inning as the Colonials clung to a 6-5 lead against Massachusetts in a doubleheader […]

Performing penniless

Comedians and improv groups took the stage for the fourth annual Slate comedy festival Saturday, after event organizers faced funding issues rivaling the comedy of errors. The stress of organizing Slate IV, a comedy festival which brings in professional and student groups from outside of D.C. to perform, led Kabeer Parwani, producer of Slate and […]

GW gives community option to identify as multi-racial

The University added a new category for multiracial students, faculty and staff to classify themselves as “two or more races” in University institutional data, moving into compliance with a new federal regulation. University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Steven Lerman said the U.S. Department of Education’s new aggregate categories for reporting racial […]

UPD arrests theft suspect

University Police Department officers arrested a suspected bike thief Thursday during a plainclothes sting aimed at stemming the rising number of bike thefts on both the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses. Seventy-eight bikes have been stolen on both the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses, at an average of two to three bikes per […]

University selects leader for LGBT Resource Center

The University hired a short-term leader for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center, filling the center’s 4-month-long void in leadership. Timothy Kane, formerly the director of the Office of Community Service, will step into the role of interim associate director for inclusion initiatives, the University announced March 21, relieving the pressure put on […]