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.

What shouldn’t I do? Best of the crime log

The Hatchet’s weekly crime log keeps a tab on campus crime, including some one-of-a-kind cases. Below is a list of the year’s most memorable crimes. Unlawful Entry 8/28/10 – 11 p.m., Location: University Mall, Case closed. University Police officers responded to a report of a disorderly woman attacking people with her umbrella. They discovered she […]

Metro to test pilot program for online payments

An online tool for users to add funds to SmarTrip cards online will launch within the next month, a spokesman for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said June 9. The agency will randomly select 5,000 SmarTrip users to participate in a pilot program to test the payment upload system within the next month, Dan […]

Lyndsey Wajert: Dear parents, it may be difficult but let go

This page annually features words of advice to incoming Colonials from the people who have been to their own Colonial Inaugurations, and rarely do we offer advice to the other CI visitors: parents. To the parents of the members of the Class of 2015, I know some of you are walking around campus and putting […]

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 […]

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 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 […]