February 27, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 45

Stories from the February 27, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Student groups coordinate spring political match-up

A conservative commentator and a liberal pundit will cross swords March 4 at a debate co-sponsored by the College Republicans and College Democrats. The debate challengers – Ann Coulter and Lawrence O’Donnell – were selected because of their sharply partisan positions in a matching that Student Association Executive Vice President Ted Costigan said he hopes […]

Teach for America to open application process for juniors

The University’s largest domestic employer will expand its applicant pool by opening up its hiring process to college juniors. Teach for America, an AmeriCorps affiliate that places college graduates in disadvantaged schools across the country for two-year teaching stints, hopes to attract more applicants with the new option. “We created this opportunity for juniors whose […]

Op-Ed: The benefits of improved career services

The University’s announcement in “Career services to specialize support, Feb. 16, p. 1” regarding additional investments in career services furthers our commitment to meet the needs of students. By engaging alumni and employers while simultaneously strengthening our academic programs, career services will be the perfect nexus between student and academic life. GW has exceptionally dedicated […]


Monday SEAS Student Research and Developmental Showcase Check out the sixth-annual event for students to pitch their ideas to judges and compete for a $5,000 first place prize. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom – 3 to 6 p.m. Sexual health in the African American community Learn about safe-sex resources and what questions to ask your partner […]

SEAS looks to narrow gender gap in faculty

The School of Engineering and Applied Science is looking to beat the odds after researchers reported in the journal “Science” this month that it would take 100 years to close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics faculty. Nationwide, about 27 percent of faculty in STEM subjects are women and it could take […]