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.

High court takes on affirmative action

The nation’s highest court decided last week to reexamine affirmative action policies in higher education, a decision that could threaten universities’ efforts to broaden diversity. The Supreme Court agreed Feb. 21 to hear a case regarding the constitutionality of admitting students with attention to race – a diversity-driven priority University President Steven Knapp has spotlighted […]

Student stirs up engagement in District politics

A sophomore is organizing volunteers to register GW students this week to vote in the District’s spring primary elections. Patrick Kennedy, president of GW’s chapter of DC Students Speak – a coalition of college students across the city who lobby for a voice in local politics – said volunteers will man high-traffic campus areas like […]