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.

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 […]

Where can I eat?

One of the first things new students need to learn when they embark on their college experience is what and where they will eat without their home cooking and a kitchen. Your dorm With no cabinet space and only a microwave to cook with, it’s easy to get discouraged from keeping healthy food in your […]

Law dean aims to put transparency at center stage

Paul Schiff Berman believes assuming the deanship for the GW Law School is not so different from a curtain rising on a play. Years of stage experience taught Berman the importance of openness and transparency, values he said he will use to lead the top 20 school. “My philosophy as a dean actually comes from […]

What are alums doing now?

Paul Hegarty used to look out his Thurston Hall window at the dreary gray Eisenhower Executive Office Building, a scaffolding-encased structure he found markedly unattractive, and wonder what work went on there. Now, Hegarty cuts through the Foggy Bottom Campus Monday through Friday to reach that same building, where he works as the assistant chief […]