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.

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 […]

Corey Jacobson: The columnist’s dilemma

My friends like to joke about me being a columnist. If anyone crosses me, they say I’ll write them up in a Hatchet column. 4-RIDE takes too long? Column. I find a fly in my food at WOW? Column. Someone didn’t read my column? Column. Of course, that’s not how The Hatchet operates, and it […]

University silent on new federal sexual assault guidelines

University officials are still reviewing how new sexual assault guidelines will affect GW policies, three weeks after the Department of Education issued a letter to schools explaining their obligations under the gender equality law Title IX. Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued a 19-page “Dear Colleague” letter under the umbrella […]

Logan Dobson: What I know after four years at GW

I’ve never really understood our University’s admissions slogan. I came to visit campus for the first time as a senior in high school and, emblazoned on the visitor’s packet were those three magical words: “Something Happens Here.” Which I thought was silly. After all, something happens everywhere. And it’s not as if GW made any […]

Notes of diversity

Lucky Dub was formed in D.C., but the band’s musical influences and members are not defined by the District. About to set off on a show-filled summer, the funk-inspired band has certainly come a long way from playing at Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity house parties. The diverse 11-member band – with strong foundations in reggae […]

Letter to the Editor

The purpose of the athletics review, forums I want to personally thank the more than 300 members of the GW community who have participated in two open forums on the future of athletics at the University. GW President Steven Knapp and I, along with members of the University-wide athletics steering committee, have participated in both […]

Student work pushes rights case to high court

Mark De Barros and Alexandra Sanchez poured over documents and researched case history like the rest of their GW Law School peers this semester. But the two students’ work will have real implications when the Inter-American Court of Human Rights hears Veléz v. Colombia next year – the case of Colombian journalist Richard Veléz, who […]