September 26, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 13

Stories from the September 26, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Student leads fight to restore papers

A student leader is pushing back against the University’s decision to cut its free newspaper service, arguing that the program is important for students. Rohan Batra, the vice president of academic affairs for the Student Association, is lobbying University administrators to reinstate the program in main campus areas like the Marvin Center and Ivory Tower. […]

Art comes alive at night

A Parisian tradition came to D.C. for a night, flooding the District with eight hours of music, visual and interactive art, poetry and a fashion show. The Art All Night: Nuit Blanche festival is a contemporary art showcase organized by volunteers who aimed to bring a unique collaboration of art from different medias to neighborhood […]

University seeks corporate sponsors for research

The University plans to offset ongoing federal funding cuts for research initiatives with a strategy of intensifying corporate partnerships, a top administrator said last week. Vice President for Research Leo Chalupa said the University can no longer rely on federal agencies for funding research, opting instead to build up corporate backing for research in an […]

Dean hopes new public health building with unify school

Demolition of the Warwick Memorial Building will begin next semester to make way for a School of Public Health and Health Services’ academic building. The $75 million public health building will be the first centralized home for the 14-year-old school. School of Public Health and Health Services Dean Lynn Goldman said the building’s impending construction […]

Nutritionists give their take on new J Street options

After persistent complaints aimed toward J Street’s dining options, GW pushed a massive overhaul of its dining program this year featuring a new look and new food. But how healthy are the new venues? The Hatchet took two tours of J Street, one with Hallie Klocek, a registered dietitian and graduate student in GW’s public […]