While most students will look across the Thanksgiving table at the familiar faces of family members, a few will see University President Steven Knapp instead. For the third year in a row, several students will spend Thanksgiving dinner with Knapp and his wife, Diane, at their on-campus residence, the F Street House. Knapp invites students […]
November 21, 2011
Volume 108, Issue 29
Stories from the November 21, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The Student Dining Board catering fund from Sodexo doubled this year, but fewer organizations are vying for the larger pool. The student-run dining group allocated about one-third of its total $30,000 for the year so far. Sixty organizations have received catering grants, compared to 67 at the same time last year. Any student organization can […]
What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? Here’s The Hatchet’s monthly wrap-up of what we’re thankful and not so thankful for. Gelman’s new entrance Let’s face it: Hardly anyone wants to go to Gelman Library. And when you go down the stairs into Gelman’s dark and gloomy entrance, you really just want to turn around […]
What the University needs is a school-wide day of service for Thanksgiving.
It’s because Thanksgiving is the one time of the year when we can take a break from the hectic nature of life and appreciate the things we care about most.
Restoring UCC’s reputation of responsiveness As three former GW staff psychologists, we really can’t say we’re pleased to read the revelations in the article, “Former counselors, staff say UCC leadership hurts students” (Nov. 17, p. 1), as it saddens us to read that what was once a stimulating and supportive environment has become an increasingly […]
Grace Warrick can’t justify staying in college for another five months – not when it comes with the University’s price tag. Warrick said she would rather jump-start her job search instead of continuing to pile on debt for another semester, noting that graduating early was a better option than finishing an eighth semester, which would […]
The University is considering installing security cameras to combat continued theft on the upper floors of Gelman Library. The University Police Department has frequently cited Gelman as among the top locations that see theft, specifically of laptops and smartphones. “We are working with Gelman to develop and institute a comprehensive plan to include options appropriate […]
A chief fundraiser for the University of Maryland will assume a newly-combined post in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences designed to raise funds for the program as it settles into a reshuffled leadership structure for the overarching Medical Center. As associate dean for the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and associate vice […]