The University’s overall applications for the Class of 2016 increased only slightly this year, preliminary data released Friday showed. GW reported 21,600 total applications, compared to last year’s final count of 21,497, continuing a trend of plateauing that began in 2009 and has reverberated this year at some colleges nationwide. In a year when market […]
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.
At the end of the day, who doesn’t enjoy a sunny vacation partying alongside other youngsters? Cancun remains a top tropical party destination for a reason.
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 […]
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.
A grand ballroom is almost the last place one would expect to find the University’s austere security czar.
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 […]
When Board of Trustees member Cynthia Steele Vance attended school at Mount Vernon College for Women in the 1970s, she said Ames Hall was a place where no one wanted to live. “It was dark, it was dreary, it was a little spooky,” she said of the residence hall, which once belonged to the college […]
Stef Gray, who took out federal student loans through Sallie Mae while attending Hunter College in New York, had trouble finding a job after graduating last May and has since been paying the price.
The Hatchet reviews three artists playing in D.C. this month: Matthew Santos, Mos Def and Dave Barnes
A second candidate joined the race for Student Association president Monday, casting himself in the role of the perennial outsider who will bring fresh perspectives to the organization’s highest post. Junior Will Thompson said his lack of prior involvement with the SA would help – not hinder – his leadership and lobbying abilities as president. […]