April 7, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 54

Stories from the April 7, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: The future of GW’s community relations

When Michael Akin, the assistant vice president for the Office of Government, International and Community Relations, announced he would step down from his post, the future of community relations at GW was faced with a change. Akin is credited with playing a huge role in how the University interacts with the surrounding community leaving a […]

After setbacks, Stadler looks to future

When you’re a soccer player, you expect blows. You expect to fall once or twice in a scramble for the ball. You expect to catch a jab from an opponent, an elbow or knee even, all part of the intense, physical game. What you don’t expect is for the blows to come from someone on […]

Kelsey Rohwer: Spring awakening

Every time spring rolls around, some idiot always says “love” is in the air. Yes, there’s lilac on 21st Street, crazy birds in Kogan and more people holding hands than usual. But with love, spring at GW brings many things – mainly, memories that we may want to pack away in our boxes of winter […]

Alumna sells sweet treats out of environmentally-friendly food truck

Among the plethora of food trucks starting up in the D.C. area, one alumna is taking an innovative approach to serving a popular French treat-harnessing the power of the sun. Camille Dierksheide, a 1995 graduate, has made a name for herself in Virginia for her environment-friendly solar-powered crepe truck business. Dierksheide, 38, started Solar Crepes […]

Gabrielle Friedman: Marvin needs GWorld access

This time last month the University implemented a new security policy in response to the 31 reported thefts in the Marvin Center last semester. It mandates that during the hours of 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., students and visitors can only enter the Marvin Center through the H Street entrance or the I Street entrance, […]

Letter to the Editor

Women and the GW MBA program While the recent article on female representation in business programs, “Number of female MBAs declines, bucking national trend” (April 4, pg. 1), was both enlightening and informative, the article misses the larger point about a growing number of female MBA candidates attending the GW School of Business. A recent […]

Baseball bested in extra innings

Time and time again Wednesday afternoon, a GW batter stepped up to the plate with the chance to drive in the winning run. After allowing George Mason to tie the game in the top of the seventh inning, the Colonials managed to move the go-ahead run into scoring position in five of the remaining six […]

Majority of schools out of compliance with tenure rules

The majority of GW’s schools and colleges are out of compliance with University tenure requirement policies, pushing the respective schools to create new positions or launch new recruitment programs to come into compliance by 2012. The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School of Education and Human Development, as well as all […]

University to split, reform Student Judicial Services

The University will split Student Judicial Services into two offices before this fall, diverting cases dealing with minor violations to one body and more serious offenses to another, a top administrator said Tuesday. The division is the result of a yearlong reform effort to make the student judicial process more transparent and educational, and less […]