April 4, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 53

Stories from the April 4, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Providing better post-law school numbers

Students weighing the option of going to law school – and the likelihood of getting a job with a law degree – may have more help in the process if the American Bar Association implements its proposal for law school accreditation standards. Some facets of the proposal are surrounded by controversy. But one aspect of […]

GW wins rubber match against Hawks

By the top of the second inning Sunday at Barcroft Park, baseball had staked an early 1-0 lead, and was on its way to a 6-3 win over Saint Joseph’s. Senior Tom Gately, GW’s starting pitcher, however, yanked the cap off his head after seizing the ball back from the catcher. He couldn’t seem to […]

Hatchet Expat: More than just Eurotrash

If I were to describe the classroom experience at Universitá Bocconi, or in Italy altogether, I would say it devastates my patience level and outright overwhelms me when it comes to paying attention during lectures. Put another way, when I arrive a couple minutes early to class and the professor has not arrived yet, the […]

Lacrosse splits weekend Atlantic 10 action

There were few similarities between the first and second games of Atlantic 10 conference play for the GW women’s lacrosse team. Friday, the Colonials (4-8, 1-1) earned their first conference victory, defeating St. Bonaventure 18-15, but they were unable to extend the momentum to Sunday, and fell to Duquesne in a close 7-6 loss. Head […]

Letters to the Editor

Students care about the GSPM search too The students of the Graduate School of Political Management come from different parts of the country. We come from different backgrounds, and we each come hoping to achieve different goals. It is easy, however, to understand why so many of us were drawn to this specific graduate program: […]

Softball drops four-straight against Philadelphia foes

After opening its Atlantic 10 season 3-1, the softball team was sitting near the top of the conference standings and seemingly moving in the right direction following the struggles of last season. The Colonials hit a bump in their road to recovery though over the weekend, getting swept in a pair of doubleheaders against Saint […]

University mulls buying New York Times digital subscription

Gelman Library is considering purchasing a digital subscription of The New York Times for student use, after the Times began charging non-subscribers for unlimited access to online content late last month. University spokeswoman Courtney Bowe said GW is waiting to make a final decision until the Times announces plans for student and university discounts. GW […]

Sports in Brief

Binghamton beats men’s tennis at home on Senior Day The GW men’s tennis team was unable to earn a Senior Day victory Sunday, falling 4-3 to Binghamton. The Colonials (12-8) started Sunday’s slide in doubles play. Freshmen doubles team Viktor Svensson and Ulrik Thomsen earned a victory in the third doubles match, but it wasn’t […]

Late-night construction to begin next week

Construction on streets and sidewalks in the heart of the Foggy Bottom Campus will reroute traffic and cause above-average noise late into the night. Construction on the west side of campus will take place between 6 p.m. and 1 a.m., later than the usual 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. limit set by D.C. law. Work […]