GW ranked first among medium-sized schools for producing Peace Corps volunteers, a title it has now held for four consecutive years. Seventy-eight undergraduate alumni serve in the Peace Corps, an increase from 72 last year. The second-place honoree in GW’s bracket, Western Washington University, has 73 alumni serving. American and Cornell Universities were also commended […]
January 26, 2012
Volume 108, Issue 36
Stories from the January 26, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Few things are more invigorating than a fiery political debate between two GW students. On this politically charged campus, conversations – and sometimes, screaming matches – about controversial issues are ubiquitous. While such intellectual interactions might be worthwhile, these conversations have an inherent problem. They are often so abstract that they become more like hyperbolic […]
The University unveiled a new plan to create a smarter and more effective alcohol policy last week.
Thursday Securing Russia and the 2014 Olympics Sufian Zhemukhov, a visiting scholar in Russian and East European Studies, will discuss why Russia is spending $2 billion – double that of most countries – to secure the next Winter Olympics. 1957 E St., Suite 412 – 4 to 5 p.m. Women and Gender Equality in Politics: […]
Drink more water, eat healthier, go to the gym more and study more. These are just a few of the goals I set for myself this semester. A more extensive list would include further challenging feats, such as sleeping at least seven hours every night and earning straight “A’s.” After a week and a half […]
The Hamilton’s slogan is “Eat, Drink, Listen.” And the newly opened, refined, yet chic jazz house is the perfect place to do just that. The five-week-old club never closes; offering breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and late-night options all under one roof – a rarity in the District. And this late-night food oasis has the best […]
After returning to campus following a month of gluttonous home cooking, I was determined to find an alternative to monotonous college dining. I found my answer just a few blocks from campus at G Street Food. The large, cafeteria-style lunch spot offers a daily menu of international street food, while its location near a number […]
U.S. Park Police plan to crack down on the Occupy D.C. encampment that has lingered in McPherson Square for almost four months, the leader of the National Park Service said at a congressional hearing Tuesday. Lawmakers grilled National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis during a two-hour hearing called by the House of Representatives Committee on […]