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 […]
GW offers tips for Clinton Institute applications
Students working on their Clinton Global proposals are encouraged to tap into the University’s resources to strengthen their applications for a highly coveted slot at the spring conference.
Study validates online faculty ratings
Apparently, RateMyProfessors.com 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 […]
Bookworms feast on local fares
When President Barack Obama went book shopping last Saturday, he skipped the disappearing megastores to instead participate in a widespread movement to shop local.
A space odyssey, both artistic and appetizing
Australian artists Sean Cordeiro and Claire Healy blend statistics, American culture and groceries to create a rendering of the common man’s necessities for a hypothetical excursion to Mars.
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 […]