April 25, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 59

Stories from the April 25, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

D.C. named best job market in nation

American City Business Journals ranked the District the No. 1 job market in the country this month, giving soon-to-be GW graduates a potential advantage in their search for employment. The District claimed the number one spot after it added more than 61,800 jobs since last year, an improvement from its previously-held third place spot a […]

GW outlines 2011-2012 basketball schedule

The men’s basketball team will likely face at least two high-profile teams during its 2011-2012 season, with Virginia Commonwealth scheduled for the annual BB&T Classic. The Colonials are also in talks with a number of teams to ink competition, including potential road games against Syracuse and Tulane, director of athletics Jack Kvancz said.He said the […]

In intercollegiate competition, recycling rate dips slightly

The amount of material the University recycled slightly decreased this year as part of Recyclemania, an intercollegiate competition aimed at promoting sustainability, while the overall amount of waste produced saw a decline for the first time in five years. The University recycled 1 percent less than last year in the Recyclemania contest, according to data […]

Women’s lacrosse falls in heartbreaker end

For four players on the women’s lacrosse team, Friday’s 18-10 Senior Day loss to Richmond was not only how they ended their season – it was how they ended their careers. After a back-and-forth first half, the Spiders used a late rally to overcome the Colonials, handing GW a home loss in their last game […]

Staff Editorial: GW Report Card

Athletic Marketing: A By all accounts, the search for the new athletic director went smoothly, and we expect that Patrick Nero will be an effective successor to Jack Kvancz. The GW Athletics review had two constructive open forums, and GW’s administration – minus the review’s leaders – seemed to be well-represented. Additionally, marketing for GW […]

Sports in Brief

Baseball swept by La Salle in weekend series GW baseball extended its losing streak to seven this weekend when the Colonials were swept in a three-game series by La Salle. Despite GW’s (10-30, 3-9 A-10) ninth-inning rally, the Explorers handed them a 7-6 loss Thursday. Redshirt senior Bobby Lucas, Jr., pitched five and two-thirds innings […]


Monday Worldviews of Rising Powers Join a foreign policy discussion with journalists, professors, government officials and researchers. 1957 E Street, City View Room – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday Love is Louder Block Party Grab free food and watch performances at an event to raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention. Kogan Plaza […]

Men’s rowing wins three of four in tri-program meet

Head coach Mark Davis’ team saw success on the water Saturday, winning three of four races, but it was the day’s one loss that Davis fixated upon at the meet’s end. Saturday’s race was a three-program meet, pitting the Colonials against Rutgers and Georgetown, with GW and the Hoyas competing for the top two slots […]

University earns green praises, rankings

Earth Day brought the University accolades and new benchmarks, earning GW a spot in a national review of green colleges for its accelerated efforts to instill green practices and principles on campus. The Princeton Review recognized GW as one of the “311 greenest colleges” in the nation, commending the University’s environmentally related policies, activities and […]