October 13, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 18

Stories from the October 13, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Boosting literacy word by word

One in three adults in the District are functionally illiterate. Only one out of 13 students who grow up in a low-income community will graduate from college.

Colonial Invasion {then & now}

Big George wants you on Friday night. Spirit will come alive with the Colonials Invasion Friday, following the 6 p.m. GW vs. Fordham volleyball game in the Charles E. Smith Center. The annual event marks the official start of the basketball season, as teams are barred by NCAA rules from practicing before a designated Friday […]

Alumni Weekend turnout plateaus

Attendance at Alumni Weekend increased only slightly this year, after the program boasted years of double digit growth. This year 2,622 alumni, current students, parents and friends attended programming – only a 4-percent increase from last year, according to an estimate released Oct. 12. From 2005, when 400 people took part, until 2010, the average […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 10/06/11 – Time unknown Location: Constitution Garden Case closed The U.S. Park Police told the University Police Department that three students were arrested for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Closed by arrest Lewd Acts 10/07/11 – 4:30 to 5:15 a.m. Location: Madison Hall Case closed A female student reported to UPD […]