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.

Restaurant Review: Hill Country Barbecue Market

As the weather starts to cool down, comfort foods, like brisket and macaroni and cheese, begin to heat up. At Hill Country Barbecue Market, you can have these dishes in an atmosphere fit for a college kid. The dining room greets guests with its long, wooden communal-style tables, each clad with a roll of paper […]

Celebrating the moment

FotoWeek DC’s exhibits are a photographic bazaar, offering a little bit of everything to peak curiosity. The vitality of opening night is almost intimidating. With a massive crowd moving in all directions, a steady hum of conversation and music melding into an indistinguishable amalgam of sound and so many things to see, it can be […]

Science professors test interactivity in large courses

Physics professor William Briscoe took a chance this semester. He abandoned his lecture-style teaching method for his 38-student introductory physics course, opting to let students learn through exercise. Now, if Briscoe talks at the front of the recently renovated Monroe Hall studio classroom for longer than three minutes, his teaching assistant gives him a signal. […]

Nero supportive of financial aid increase

Director of Athletics Patrick Nero expressed support last week for changes to student-athlete financial aid, saying the measure would help reduce the expense of living in the District. At an NCAA Division I Board of Directors meeting Oct. 27, the board enacted the new policy, which allows student-athletes to receive up to $2,000 more institutional […]

No donors to match senior gift

Individual senior class gifts will not be matched by outside donors this year, eliminating a boost that previously doubled student fundraising efforts. Since the Class of 2009, Luther Rice Society donors have matched individual senior gifts and donated the matched funds to a single cause that seniors chose through a vote. Past matched gifts include […]

Freedman remembered as ‘hard act to follow,’ in move to UMD

Since he was young, Michael Freedman had a passion for broadcasting. He began listening to a transistor radio under his pillow as a boy and rose to the rank of award-winning executive producer at CBS radio. Now as a professor, he watches journalists – and journalism itself – develop. After 16 years of faculty and […]