Student leaders are alleging they have been left out of key conversations this semester about the future of the Marvin Center fifth floor. Several University departments have been meeting regularly to discuss plans for a student service center replacing the Hippodrome this summer, but students said they have not been invited to join. Student Association […]
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 Red Palace Where: 1212 H St., NE Cover: No. Tickets for shows are $5+ Carded: Yes Happy Hour: Monday through Friday, 5 to 8 p.m. Bar Bells: There are two things I love in life: good shows and good beer. The Red Palace over on the H Street Corridor provides both and then some, […]
The University’s 10 schools will reexamine their governance policies over the next year as they seek to centralize documents and create a process to review them more regularly.
After a dozen years working to improve financial services and veterans affairs at the University, a former housing director stepped into a new role last week focusing on student life. As assistant vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, Andrew Sonn will oversee parent services, international initiatives, veterans affairs and other activities to assess […]
Women’s basketball nets two weekend wins The women’s basketball team swept its weekend action at the Navy Classic in Annapolis, Md., defeating foes Maine, 54-46, and Houston Baptist, 80-44. Utilizing a tenacious full-court press and sharp shooting from the perimeter, GW (5-3) has won four consecutive games for the first time since the 2008 season. […]
Know that friend who drops his or her laptop one too many times? Or looking to bring a little more home theater into a dorm room? Take a look at some of the more technical gifts on sale this holiday season.
Half of the excitement of the holidays is not in the actual gifts that you give or receive, but the mystery surrounding an unwrapped box.
Concert Tickets versus Theater Tickets Concert Tickets There is a type of concert for anyone. Choosing concert tickets for someone shows that you know a thing or two about their tastes and taking the extra time to secure tickets is part of the gift. It’s safe to stick to concerts they’ll enjoy, but don’t be […]
Gift Card versus Actual Present Gift Card For all the flak they catch as being the typically thoughtless gift, in reality gift cards are still really valuable (and not just monetarily) for recipients. They can have personal value, as well as a dollar-amount face value, because the business from which you purchase the card is […]
Book versus DVD Book In the finals season, with an increased workload, it can be hard to remember that books can be fun. Give your friends timeless gifts they enjoy and can add to their shelves – get them a book. A well-chosen book can show that even if you weren’t sure what else to […]