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.

Calendar

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 […]

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 […]

Tony Taylor: The Colonials’ 1,000-point man

When Tony Taylor talks about his 1,000th point as a Colonial, he struggles to control the smile that creeps across his face. While playing against Detroit Nov. 21, the senior guard drilled a reverse layup with five minutes and 24 seconds to play. In the 86-73 victory, it was an otherwise forgettable basket from the […]

GW looks to strip restraints from scholarship

The University is petitioning the D.C. Superior Court to expand the applicant pool for a more than $100,000 scholarship donation originally designated only for Protestant white males. GW received the $120,000 donation through the trust of Robert Bond Gotta, a former GW Law School student who specified in his will that the funds go toward […]