December 1, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 30

Stories from the December 1, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.


Thursday Democracy and Public Argument The University Writing Center and the Freemasons of D.C. will host civil rights activist Cornel West to talk about the Occupy movement. Smith Center – 7 p.m. Friday NGO, Nonprofit and Government Career Forum The Women’s Foreign Policy Group is co-hosting a panel geared toward preparing students for political careers […]

Study validates online faculty ratings

Apparently, is not just a place students go to gripe about their worst classes. The website provides accurate assessments of performance overall, according to a new study in the electronic journal “Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation.” April Bleske-Rechek, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire who co-authored the […]

Science, math majors opt out for other fields

Max Romano wanted to be a computer engineer. He liked technology in high school and did well on his science exams. But within a year of coming to GW, he had changed his mind. Discouraged by the required lecture-style science and math classes, Romano switched his major before taking a single computer science course. In […]