November 7, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 25

Stories from the November 7, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Junior guard Lasan Kromah returns to the court

For most of last season, Lasan Kromah would sit sleepless in his bed, taunted by the thought of basketball. The thought was there when he was watching television, too, or reading, or eating, or listening to music or talking with his friends. Always basketball. Sidelined for a year after a standout rookie season, Kromah saw […]


Monday Beyond Witness: Redefining Crisis Photography At a discussion co-sponsored by the Pulitzer Center, seven professional photographers will speak out about challenges for photojournalism in today’s rapid-paced news environment. Jack Morton Auditorium – 5:30 p.m. Pie Party The Native American Student Association will be selling pie as part of the Native American Heritage Month. Purchases […]


This photo was updated on Nov. 7, 2011 to reflect the following: The Hatchet incorrectly reported that the Keystone Pipeline would stretch 16,000 miles. That is incorrect, the proposed pipeline is 1,600 miles.

Printing, technology fees come under SA fire

The Student Association’s eight-member fee-fighting task force has narrowed its focus to printing, study abroad and campus equipment and room rental costs. Student Association Executive Vice President Ted Costigan said committee members determined the purpose of the commission – to identify and delegate students to research specific “unreasonable” fees – at its first meeting last […]

University considers requiring on-campus junior housing

A University task force is exploring mandatory on-campus housing for juniors as part of a broader effort to raise revenue through residence halls. A subset of the Innovation Task Force, which identifies areas where the University can cut costs and raise money to allocate toward academic programming, hopes to raise $2.6 million through “housing optimization.” […]

Michael Freedman: Farewell to the GW community

To the GW community: After 16 wonderful years at GW, the last 11 as vice president for communications, a professor of journalism and director of the GW Global Media Institute, I will be leaving the University in January. I have been offered and have accepted a senior vice presidency and professorial appointment at the University […]

Letter to the editor

An open letter from the real Steven Knapp Dear Benjamin, I was quite touched by your column, “Will the real Knapp please stand up?” (Nov. 3, p.4), in which you voiced regret over our lack of personal interaction during your freshman and now your sophomore year at GW. You mention that, despite my living right […]