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May 9, 2011
Volume 108, Issue 1
Stories from the May 9, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Nicole Callahan wasn’t always college bound. As the first in her family to graduate from college, Callahan said her experiences at GW made her want to help others realize their potential to get a degree. “I’m from a neighborhood where most of my friends don’t go to college, and if they do, they stay inside […]
The head coach at the University of Vermont will take to the sidelines at GW next season, bringing with him a record of both athletic and academic success from his student athletes. Mike Lonergan, the six-year head coach for the Catamounts, boasts a 100-percent graduation rate from his student athletes. He leaves Vermont as the […]
The cost of college is under scrutiny once again. Today, the topic under the microscope is university spending on academics. While some of us like to think that when we drop off our tuition bill, it goes immediately to cover our expenses alone – our classrooms, our professors, our instruction – there is a great […]
For Hannah Stuart, the words “student” and “athlete” are complementary. Stuart was attracted to GW’s athletic department and the School of Engineering and Applied Science while looking at colleges when she was in high school. GW was only Stuart’s first stop – she has been sent to Beijing and other cities in the U.S. for […]
The University is re-examining the University Counseling Center fee structure after a junior committed suicide on campus last month. The decision to start actively discussing ways to eliminate the fee – a longtime source of disgruntlement at GW – comes after junior Ismail Ginwala was found dead in his City Hall residence hall room on […]
Monday Head coach press conference Attend men’s basketball coach Mike Lonergan’s first press conference. Smith Center – 12 to 3 p.m. Tuesday Inter-American Democratic Charter Listen to Ambassador Hugo de Zela, the permanent representative of Peru to the Organization of American States, at a roundtable discussion. 1957 E street, room 602 – 5 to 7 […]
Although Calder Stembel is graduating this year, he hopes his time at GW will only be his first of many experiences with students and academics. “My dream is to be an advocate for students as a university dean or a university president and focus on academics and student services,” Stembel said. Stembel said his work […]
University-wide Commencement Speaker New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will give the keynote address at this year’s University-wide Commencement ceremony. Bloomberg has pushed for crime reduction, education reforms and other initiatives in the city over the past decade since his election in 2001. Noted for his philanthropy, Bloomberg will receive an honorary doctorate for public […]
While capitalism has been the vaunted soundtrack to our American lifestyle for decades, the discussion had somehow remained on the sidelines when in reference to liberal arts education. That is, until now. All of the sudden, a true liberal arts education is evaluated like it’s a luxury product, and any German car dealer can tell […]