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.

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 […]

Richardson, Costigan clinch top SA spots in runoff

<!– <!– It took just 34 votes for Student Association President-elect John Richardson to beat out junior Chris Clark during last week’s SA runoff election. Richardson, a sophomore, earned 50.6 percent of the vote to Clark’s 49.4 percent. In the general election two weeks before, Clark had led Richardson by 63 votes. “It was a […]

Colonials finish weekend with win

In head coach Scott Reed’s words, the 12-4 victory over Mercyhurst Sunday served as a defensive breakthrough for the women’s water polo team. “Our defense has finally awoken,” Reed said. “We needed to commit to defense and we were able to do that today.” With their defeat of the Lakers, the Colonials (5-12) capped off […]