November 14, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 27

Stories from the November 14, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Hazing allegations prompt investigation

Alpha Epsilon Phi is under investigation for allegations of hazing and underage drinking, a University administrator confirmed last week. The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities received several tips, Assistant Dean of Students Tara Pereira said, that alleged the sorority engaged in hazing, facilitated underage alcohol consumption and distributed alcohol to minors. “We are investigating […]


Monday The Gender Asset and Wealth Gap Economic and development expert Caren Grown will present economic findings from Ghana, Ecuador and India on various assets. The event, hosted by the Global Gender Initiative, will also discuss the future of gender asset gaps. 1957 E Street – 5:30 p.m. Tuesday Foreign language café Students can practice […]

GW Vets honored for student life by national group

A national organization of veterans commended the GW Vets with an award of excellence Friday for the campus support system that integrates student veterans into university life. National President of VietNOW Rich Sanders said the strong network of the University’s veterans will always be there “to pull each another along when you need it.” “You […]

Watergate Hotel developers to seek feedback

Developers for the Watergate Hotel are planning a posh makeover for the aging structure, including redesigning its ballroom and expanding the restaurant. The hotel portion of the District landmark has passed through the hands of multiple management companies since it closed in 2007. Euro Capital Properties Inc. bought the space for $45 million in May […]

Kelsey Rohwer: Why your relationship isn’t ‘The Notebook’

One of the trickiest parts of any relationship, and the thing that tends to mess them up, are expectations. He expects you to not care when his ex is in town. She expects you to remember and celebrate monthly anniversaries. We fight these expectations and sometimes break up over them. On paper, these are dumb […]

Non-degree enrollment put on hold as University nears population cap

The University suspended new non-degree enrollment this semester to make room for more full-time students as it nears a city-imposed population cap. The number of non-degree students has hovered near 600 since 2007, a figure that dropped to 423 this fall, according to data from the Office of Institutional Research and Planning. “It goes without […]