January 23, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 35

Stories from the January 23, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.


Monday Career and Internship Fair Sharpen your networking and professional interaction skills in preparation for the Feb. 1 Career and Internship Fair with the Career Center. Lunch will be provided. RSVP through the GWork Workshop calendar. Career Center, Room 208 – 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday LGBT Resource Center open house Stop by and grab […]

Benjamin Krimmel: Become a scholar of peace

Everyone should study peace. Now, this isn’t some sissy, hippie plea for world peace. It’s a call for American students to develop a better understanding of how peace can improve the world. And if GW is the nation’s most politically active campus, then it’s time for this next generation of American leaders to carry the […]

Staff Editorial: Driving down textbook costs should be a priority

As students start a new semester and finalize their schedules, they are faced with the pricey task of purchasing textbooks. Oftentimes, students and families find themselves paying hundreds of dollars each semester for books as a single textbook can approach $200 in the maths and sciences. Clearly, textbook costs pose too high a financial burden […]

D.C. may ease parking, idling rules for food trucks

The city may relax restrictions on food trucks, allowing the mobile eateries to stay parked for longer periods of time when they are not serving customers. The District’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs set forth a handful of amendments to the decades-old law for vending vehicles Friday to lift a statute that required food […]

SA returns free New York Times to campus

A deal between student leaders and The New York Times will temporarily restore free newspapers on campus, after months of lobbying against the University’s decision to slash its daily delivery program last fall. The month-long pilot coordinated by the Student Association will deliver between 200 and 300 newspapers to the Marvin Center each weekday starting […]

GW targets pedestrian safety

Student leaders are stepping up their commitment to pedestrian safety, working with the University to assess the daily dangers of crisscrossing campus. Student Association Sen. Danica Brown, U-At Large, spent the fall campaigning for an official campus safety review with the D.C. Department of Transportation, which she hopes to see by the end of the […]

Columbian College adds new master’s program

Clinical psychologist Richard Cooter wants his students to think like criminals. The newly hired associate professor – who graduated from GW in 2004 and practiced law for 25 years before that – will spend the next several months outlining a curriculum that combines the science and the mindset behind breaking the law for a new […]