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.

Firm completes study of campus safety risks

The outside agency tasked with reviewing campus safety and security risks has handed its report to University officials who are analyzing the findings, a top administrator said Wednesday. GW hired Security Risk Management Consultants, Inc., to “identify the risk level GW is exposed to and develop a physical security and risk management plan,” Senior Associate […]

Law school works to defy national trend

Law schools across the country are facing criticism for failing to prepare students to work in the legal world, a trend that administrators are working to buck. In light of criticism from both employers and academics toward law schools nationwide, the American Bar Association approved new standards Dec. 3 for reporting employment information about graduates […]

Men’s basketball falters in third straight loss

As Tony Taylor crashed to the floor, he heard the whistle and knew it was over. The senior guard let his head fall onto the ground, closing his eyes momentarily. With three minutes and 46 seconds left, the Colonials down by 12 to Loyola, he’d fouled out of the game. It wasn’t a game where […]

Sports in Brief

Miller nets rookie honors Freshman guard Chakecia Miller grabbed Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week honors Monday, after helping the Colonials gain three wins last week. The award is the first Rookie of the Week honor for the program since now-junior forward Shi-Heria Shipp was recognized as a freshman in November 2009. Miller averaged […]

Students help Ward 8 access healthy foods

James Burgess, a landscaper, woke up one day feeling too weak to push a lawn mower ahead of him. A doctor later diagnosed him with borderline diabetes – the same disease that led to the death of Burgess’ mother and three uncles. “I knew in my mind that I would die of a stroke or […]