With the large influx of students returning this fall to GW, it is easy to take for granted the institution we know, and what exactly we are being “welcomed back” to every fall.
August 25, 2011
Volume 108, Issue 4
Stories from the August 25, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
It’s the start of the school year, but I’m already thinking about next spring, when the Class of 2012 will celebrate commencement on the National Mall. And while this year’s keynote speaker will likely be a well-known and highly-regarded politician, the truth is, there are a lot of other people who would be much better […]
Student Association President John Richardson and Executive Vice President Ted Costigan are revamping the organization’s communication strategy by launching an Office of Student Outreach aimed at facilitating conversations with students. Under the newly formed office, Richardson and Costigan will lead a 30-student team of communication ambassadors, who will project the SA’s message through their own […]
Women’s Fashion Leather Jacket A leather jacket is both edgy and feminine, and it can make the simplest outfit extra chic. Its versatility makes it suitable for both day and night, and any onlookers will think you’re a natural fashionista. So whether you’re headed to class or a hot date, you’ll always look fashionably late. […]
Like New Year’s Day, the start of a new school year comes with a list of resolutions. Here are a few pointers to help you get started on the right track.
The Colonials earned success in the classroom in 2011, posting the fifth highest grade point average among Collegiate Water Polo Association members. GW’s combined GPA was 3.300, the fifth-highest among Collegiate Water Polo Association members, trailing Harvard, 3.344, Wheaton College, 3.430, Macalester, 3.470, and Connecticut College, which was the national leader with a 3.500 average. […]
It seems impossible for some to imagine anything exciting and new about that notoriously long-winded author William Shakespeare. He wrote centuries ago in an English tongue that hardly resembles our speech today.
New to GW or simply not around this summer? No problem. Here is a roundup of the top news stories you missed.
In the midst of planning the busy semester ahead, making sense of Welcome Week should be the least of your worries. The Hatchet is here to help with a guide to events planned for your first days back.