November 3, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 24

Stories from the November 3, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GWorld tests new payment process

Whole Foods is piloting a new GWorld system that allows venues to swipe cards through regular credit and debit machines instead of GWorld-only devices. Foggy Bottom’s newest grocery store is the first GWorld partner to test the system, University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said. The store switched to the pinpad pay method last Tuesday, but decided […]


Thursday Challenges in Corporate Governance Two panels will assess the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on American financial institutions. The discussions will focus on how the Wall Street legislation impacted functions both outside and inside the boardroom. Jacob Burns Law Library – 5:30 p.m. Friday Fall hayride Join Program Board on its annual venture to […]

Playing for her country

Junior midfielder Adriana Moya was missing from the Colonials lineup for three A-10 games this season, but it wasn’t due to injury. Moya’s family hails from Chile and the midfielder was tapped this year to compete for the country in the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. The second-largest multi-sport event in the world, […]

Men’s water polo seeded fourth in Southern championships

For the past three years, the Colonials have been halted in their postseason run at the Southern Division Championship. But after defeating rival Johns Hopkins twice this season, the Colonials, seeded fourth entering the tournament, are approaching their coming match against the Blue Jays with the intention of ending this streak. The last time GW’s […]

Internal research spending doubles

The amount of internal funds the University devoted to research doubled in the last year, a financial surge concentrated in non-science subjects. GW committed $2.1 million to internal research projects in fiscal year 2011 – up from $1.1 million in fiscal year 2010 – in a boost that raised spending levels across disciplines as the […]

Police arrest two armed suspects near campus boundaries

Metropolitan Police officers arrested two individuals near campus Monday night, shortly after a shooting in Georgetown and a fight near the Foggy Bottom Metro brought a slew of cop cars and onlookers to the area. Multiple gunshots echoed near 28th and M streets starting at 10:49 p.m., according to police documents. The shooting and the […]