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.

Spring Break Guide: Relax: Virginia Beach, Va.

Under $500 Dates: March 10 through March 17 Four hours from campus by car is the city of Elkins, W.Va., a quaint town with a thriving arts community and, nearby, a host of wilderness and water activities in the Monongahela National Forest and on the Cheat River. Take a leisurely drive to West Virginia by heading […]

Spring Break Guide: Relax: Clearwater Beach, Fla.

Under $1500 Dates: March 10 through March 17 This area boasts clear waters, white sand beaches, and an easygoing atmosphere. Clearwater has all of the history, culture, and warm temperatures of Tampa, but without the crowds. The sunny disposition of residents and visitors may be due in part to the fact that in March, average […]

Spring Break Guide: Party: Atlantic City, N.J.

Under $500 Dates: March 10 through March 16 For students on a budget and looking for an adult playground, Atlantic City is a convenient alternative to the pricier Vegas. Considered the gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City has a wealth of daytime activities and nighttime parties to choose from. No matter what your […]

Spring Break Guide: Sport: West Virginia

Four hours from campus by car is the city of Elkins, W.Va., a quaint town with a thriving arts community and, nearby, a host of wilderness and water activities in the Monongahela National Forest and on the Cheat River.

Spring Break Guide: Tour: Colonial Williamsburg

Under $500 Dates: March 10 through March 17 Williamsburg, Va., and the Historic Triangle (Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown) are popular due to their importance in the American Revolution. Visiting is like stepping back in time, and every activity and tour offers an inside look into America’s founding. Nearby Yorktown is the site of the revolution’s […]

University reaches out to recovering addicts

Prescription pills don’t come cheap on the black market. In three months, Tim Rabolt burned through $10,000. His addiction to prescription pills and illicit drugs dominated his life – until last year when he made the choice to stop. Rabolt, now a freshman in the GW School of Business, is a student in recovery. He […]

Spring Break Guide: Sport: Tour of Arizona

Under $1500 Dates: March 10 through March 17 This area boasts clear waters, white sand beaches, and an easygoing atmosphere. Clearwater has all of the history, culture, and warm temperatures of Tampa, but without the crowds. The sunny disposition of residents and visitors may be due in part to the fact that in March, average […]

GOP candidates tiptoe around education policy

Click on the pictures to hear what the candidates think. Courtesy of Gage Skidmore The four leading Republican presidential candidates advocate a hands-off federal approach to education and share many of the same finance-focused policy platforms with few deviations from one another. After former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney bested Former Speaker of the House of […]