February 6, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 39

Stories from the February 6, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Officers in UPD union to vote on contract agreement with University

Unionized University Police officers will finish voting Monday evening to determine if members approve of a proposed contract with GW or if the roughly 85-member force will picket for the first time in its history. The University’s contract with the International Union, Security, Police, Fire Professionals of America expired Dec. 31, and renewal negotiations over […]

Form to clarify aid options for college applicants

A government agency is pressuring colleges to provide a financial aid report card intended to clarify complex aid packages for prospective students. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a mock-up for the proposed “Financial Aid Shopping Sheet” Jan. 27 after gathering input from students, parents and educators since November. The drafted form showcases the cost […]

Lack of effort causes men’s basketball to stumble

Senior guard Tony Taylor could sum up GW’s loss Saturday in one word. After dropping a heartbreaking, tightly contested game to A-10 powerhouse Xavier Wednesday, the stage was set for the Colonials to avenge that loss in Saturday’s match against Massachusetts. Instead, GW struggled to overcome the visitors, falling 86-75 for the Colonials’ (8-15) fourth-straight […]

Senior guard joins 1,000 career points list

During the very first possession of the Colonials game against St. Bonaventure Saturday, Tiana Myers drove in from the perimeter and knocked down a jumper from the elbow, becoming the 26th player in GW women’s basketball history to score 1,000 points.

Framing the moment through a new lens

The ability to capture an instant in time, in both their public and private lives, captivated a group of post-impressionist artists in the late 19th century. “Snapshot: Painters and Photography, Bonnard to Vuillard,” the newest display at the Phillips Collection, features photographic works by Edouard Vuillard, Pierre Bonnard, George Breitner and four other artists more […]