September 8, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 8

Stories from the September 8, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Top administrator paychecks trump peer average

Administrators at the University earn on average almost two times as much as their peers at other institutions, a Hatchet analysis found. Top-paid GW officials made on average 1.77 times the national median salary when compared to other doctoral institutions in fiscal year 2010, according to a review of financial disclosure forms and a survey […]

A savage passion for basketball

At a young age, Kethan Savage said his father put a basketball into his hands, sparking a love for the sport that the high school senior almost struggles to put into words. Basketball is the only game he’s held onto for his entire life, Savage said, the only game that sparks his blazing streak of […]

Daily paper delivery falls to budget cuts

After a decade of supplying free newspapers to students, newsstands at residence halls across campus will remain empty this year. The University ended its Collegiate Readership Program – which provided daily deliveries of The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today – in late August. Heidi Zimmerman, the director of communications for USA […]

GW Law students campaign to adjust alcohol policy

Student leaders at the GW Law School are lobbying administrators to adjust the University’s alcohol policy, which holds graduate school groups to the same regulations as undergraduate organizations. Rules laid out by the Center for Alcohol and other Drug Education require all student organizations to register their events and prohibit an open bar. CADE also […]

Rodents scurry into residence halls

FIXit has received about 22 rodent complaints across different residence halls this fall. A University official said they were unable to provide a list of the affected residence halls by the time of publication. To stem potential infestations, Facilities Services officials cleaned behind appliances and blocked openings in walls in all buildings across campus to […]

Full schedule announced for Colonials

GW released its 2011-2012 schedule Tuesday, highlighted by 15 opponents that advanced to postseason play last March. The schedule is a sign of new head coach Mike Lonergan’s efforts to push his program with a challenging slate of opponents designed to strengthen the team and improve its chances of success within the Atlantic 10. “I […]

Sports in Brief

Blaise Stanicic became the newest face in the athletic department this week, joining the water polo program as its assistant coach. Stanicic, a two-time All-American selection, will work with both the men’s and women’s programs. A 2009 graduate of the University of Maryland, Stancic became the first Terrapins water polo player to earn All-America honors […]