December 5, 2011
Volume 108, Issue 31
Stories from the December 5, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The Banaa scholarship is at risk of slipping away from GW.
The director of the University Counseling Center abruptly resigned Thursday after facing charges from former employees of incompetent leadership and inappropriate professional behavior. The resignation was announced in a canned statement from Dean of Students Peter Konwerski that did not address the controversies brought to light by a Nov. 17 Hatchet article. The seven counselors […]
The University refocused part of its financial aid pool toward students with demonstrated economic need in 2010, a change that cut into monies for academic, athletic and other performance-based scholarships. In the 2009 to 2010 academic year, the last year that data is available for, 12.8 percent of aid was merit-based – awarded to students […]
Confidence was the key. In the press room after Sunday’s game, VCU head coach Shaka Smart said his team’s confidence was the difference-maker in its 75-60 victory over the Colonials in the BB&T Classic. His players agreed. Junior guard Darius Theus said it was his team’s confidence in his ability that lead him to net […]
Short on ideas for holiday shopping around the District? Check out The Hatchet’s guide for fresh places to find more interesting gifts. Both mainstream shopping venues and shops unique to D.C. are explored to help you decide where to shop for friends and loved ones. Metro Center Exiting the Metro stop at Metro Center, you’ll […]
Her hands never stop moving. She fidgeted – toying with her hair, quickly weaving it around her fingers and twisting it behind her ear. The junior treats her attention deficit disorder with Adderall, a drug that keeps her mind focused and her hands from darting for something to play with. Stimulant medications prescribed to treat […]
The Colonials returned to the Smith Center Saturday afternoon for a dual meet against Old Dominion.
For the men’s basketball team Sunday, the transit to the BB&T Classic matchup against Virginia Commonwealth University was a big part of its experience playing at the Verizon Center.