February 16, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 42

Stories from the February 16, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Former medical chief made emeritus

John “Skip” Williams, formerly one of the University’s most powerful administrators, was granted professor emeritus status by the Board of Trustees last Friday. The Board’s approval of Williams as emeritus professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine was the first public mention that he left the University Dec. 31, after he unexpectedly went on a […]

Student Association to continue newspaper program

After a successful month-long pilot of supplying free newspapers, the Student Association voted this week to fund the program’s continuation for the rest of the semester. The organization set aside $4,500 to maintain daily delivery of The New York Times as part of its mid-year allocations bill, which passed the senate Feb. 13. Rohan Batra, […]

Pellom takes it to the rim for the Colonials

It starts with awe. Junior forward David Pellom watches a teammate cut deftly around an opponent, making a perfect play, and he’s momentarily stunned, appreciating the skill unfolding before him. Before he knows it, he’s moving too – racing – his heart pounding, the sounds of the game fading away until it’s just him and […]