June 13, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 3

Stories from the June 13, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

SJS lawsuit likely to be settled out-of-court

A legal battle between the University and a student convicted for sexual assault might be settled through an out-of-court resolution, according to court documents. A freshman, under the pseudonym “John Doe” in the documents, filed the lawsuit against GW April 8, alleging that Student Judicial Service’s flawed disciplinary process wrongfully deemed him guilty of sexual […]

Lauren French: Remember, the good does outweigh the bad

It is easy to hate GW. The University can be bureaucratic at its best and uncaring at its worst. Students can be cruelly apathetic and superficial. Professors can be unmotivated to teach and unwilling to listen. At times, the administration’s priorities and students’ wishes are so innately contradictory it is comical – Gelman Library renovations, […]

Where can I earn a few bucks?

Having an internship, being on the executive board of a student organization and studying for classes takes up a lot of time. Unfortunately, these activities don’t often pay for a night on the town with your friends. For those students who want some pocket money, part-time jobs on and around campus are eager to employ […]

Abrupt departure leaves office without leader

Just five weeks after University officials unveiled a restructured student life office, its head administrator announced he will step down, citing personal reasons. The Center for Student Engagement, a new entity that will encompass student life and housing in the fall, will search for another leader, following Associate Dean of Students Matt Trainum’s abrupt decision […]

Donations up for Green Move-Out program

Student donations to the Green Move-Out program rose slightly this year with volunteers collecting over 3,700 bags of donations. Nearly eight percent more bags of clothing and other items were donated after the 2011 move-out process, with a total of 3,756 bags collected in the residence halls. This is up from 3,478 bags collected last […]

Staff Editorial: An introduction to the editorial board

As any good relationship starts with introductions, The Hatchet’s editorial board wants to both welcome the Class of 2015 to campus, and also introduce ourselves so you know the people behind this editorial. The board is comprised of seven impassioned and unique editors who meet twice a week to write to the readers of The […]

Where can I learn more?

Knowing how to take advantage of all the opportunities GW offers through its partnerships with D.C. institutions might seem overwhelming for freshmen. To help you out, The Hatchet outlined where to go and why. Columbian College of Arts and Sciences The GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute Founded in 2008, this institute welcomes undergraduate […]

Are you new? Your questions answered here

For at least the fall semester, freshmen stand out. To help make your adjustment to life in D.C. a little smoother, The Hatchet compiled a list of questions only freshmen ask. Learn the answers now, so when you return to campus in the fall, you don’t give yourself away too easily. “Why are people mad […]

Report: Universities boost local economy

Universities in the D.C. area are major economic drivers and valuable beyond their educational impact, a report funded by colleges found, offering a different opinion from chronic neighbor complaints that local colleges do not offer surrounding communities any benefits. The study – commissioned by the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area – said […]