April 11, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 55

Stories from the April 11, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Weeklong event aims to raise awareness of sexual assault

A series of events to raise awareness of sexual assault came to campus last week as part of GW Students Against Sexual Assault’s four-day “Take Back the Night” campaign. Take Back the Night – a national foundation launched in 2001 – helps give a voice to sexual assault survivors, SASA President Emily Rasowsky said. “We […]

University delays 4-RIDE automation

The University is extending its deadline to automate 4-RIDE vans past this semester because a trial run of the system is in the works. Senior Associate Vice President for Safety and Security Darrell Darnell – who is spearheading the project – said he does not have a time frame for finalizing a contract to automate […]

Men’s tennis handles Hoyas

Correction appended Conditions weren’t ideal for the men’s tennis team as play began in Georgetown Saturday. It was colder than anticipated as players bounced on the court before the match against the Hoyas, trying to stay warm. The courts were wet, posing an unwelcome challenge. But in the last regular match of the season for […]

Colonials race against international competition on Potomac

The GW Invitational Regatta has developed into one of the premier rowing events in Washington, D.C., since its creation 24 years ago, but the race took on an international flavor over the weekend with crews from the United Kingdom’s University of Oxford and Brock University from Ontario, Canada, competing against American teams on the Potomac […]

Colonials cruise against La Salle

The women’s lacrosse team had jumped out to a 5-0 lead 18 minutes into the first half Sunday afternoon against La Salle, and the Colonials seemed destined to cruise to a victory. The offense was maneuvering at will and the defense was swarming, putting the Explorers back on their heels. The tone of the game […]

Walk-off saves GW from sweep

Jordan Berry barely had time to cross first base before his teammates surrounded him. The Colonials sprinted across the field, yelling and cheering as they reached their freshman first baseman, whose single through the left side scored junior catcher Jimmy Best. The run broke a tie, ending the game in the bottom of the 13th […]

Medical school is second most selective

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences was named the second most selective medical school in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, an accolade medical school administrators attribute to strengthened research programs at the school. SMHS was named the second most competitive medical school in the country after accepting only 3.1 percent of […]

Miranda Gendel: My semester on the inside

Each year, graduating editors are given 30 final column inches – “30” was historically used to signify the end of a story – to reflect on their time at The Hatchet, published in the final issues of the year. I knew a surprising amount about The Hatchet before I ever stepped inside the townhouse. An […]

Student found dead in City Hall

A male was found dead in City Hall Wednesday afternoon. The Metropolitan Police Department, University police and medicals examiners responded to the scene after 2 p.m. and found a male student in his room, a University official, who was given anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record, said. “I am deeply […]