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 […]

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 […]

Women’s basketball rallies in overtime to net second straight win

With one minute and 36 seconds remaining in overtime of the Colonials match against Old Dominion, senior forward Tara Booker spotted up for a three pointer with her team trailing by one point. Booker, who finished 4-for-8 from behind the arc, hadn’t hit a field goal in over 24 minutes. “I heard my coach telling […]

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 […]