December 8, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 32

Stories from the December 8, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Public meeting set to review UPD credentials

Students and community members will have an opportunity to share their opinions about the University Police Department at a public comment session Monday. The forum will take place at 7 p.m. in room 309 at the Marvin Center as part of UPD’s recertification process with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The international […]

Wall Street jobs back in demand for finance majors

James Haley started trading fake stocks when he was 13 – and he’s been hooked ever since. Like many finance majors in the GW School of Business, Haley will gun for prestigious internships with financial firms over the next four years. But despite the blows to the image of Wall Street after the financial crisis […]

Staff Editorial: GW Report Card

The Hatchet Editorial Board doles out the grades on the performances over the last semester by President Knapp, the UPD, the Student Association, and the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities.


Thursday A Conversation on Turkish Foreign Policy The Turkish ambassador to the U.S. will speak about Turkey’s relationship to America, in addition to Turkey’s growing presence on the international stage. 1957 E Street, Room 602 – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. ‘The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?’ Generic Theatre Company invites students to its final show […]

ITF’s paperless plan aims to cut printing costs

A University-wide initiative to use less paper will be kicked into action next semester – a switch administrators say will slash expenses and increase sustainability. The paperless plan, which University President Steven Knapp signed off on late last month, is part of the cost-cutting Innovation Task Force and could bank up to $600,000 in savings […]

Think tank urges federal agencies to place value on student input

A District think tank is pressuring federal officials to incorporate student perspectives in the formation of higher education policies. A study by the Center for American Progress, released last month, advocated for greater student participation because “rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students.” The report noted that the Occupy Wall Street […]