November 17, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 28

Stories from the November 17, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Patrick Rochelle: A space for humanities collaboration

Ideas are a lot like the flu – they’re contagious. And if you put enough people in a room, someone is bound to catch the bug. But if you’ve ever spent time in Rome or Phillips halls, which house many of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences’ departments, a person can’t help but feel […]

Crime Log

Unlawful Entry 11/08/11 – 11:45 p.m. Location: Phi Sigma Kappa house Case closed A resident of the house reported to the University Police Department that a former fraternity member would not leave the house. Metropolitan Police officers arrived and dismissed the subject.No further action Theft 11/09/11 – 12:01 to 9:15 a.m. Location: Off campusCase closed […]

Former counselors say UCC leadership hurts program

The University Counseling Center has seen a majority of its full-time counseling staff leave in the last two years, a turnover rate the former employees blame on mismanagement. Since fall 2009, 11 counselors have filtered in and out of nine clinical positions at the center, Senior Associate Dean of Students Mark Levine said this week. […]

Fulbright grant winners increase

The University produced more Fulbright grant winners this year, checking in at No. 12 nationally. GW tied with Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland at College Park and the University of Arizona for having 16 students who won Fulbright International Educational Exchange fellowships, according to data compiled by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The […]

Neighborhood groups discuss Watergate changes

The Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission discussed upcoming changes to the historic Watergate complex in a late-night meeting Wednesday, including upgrades to the Watergate Hotel and Safeway’s impending shutdown. Jacques Cohen, president of Euro Capital Properties – the group that bought the Watergate Hotel in May 2010 – outlined planned renovations, ranging […]

Early decision applicants dip amid wider national growth

The University received 8 percent fewer Early Decision I applications for the Class of 2016 than it did at this time last year. GW’s first of two early decision programs yielded 1,575 prospective students, according to preliminary data – the first decrease after three years of growth. Last year at this time, 1,725 students had […]