March 5, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 47

Stories from the March 5, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

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Monday D.C. student career expo Hunt for jobs at a fair for 85 local startup companies, such as LivingSocial, who are seeking employees and interns from universities in the D.C. area. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom – 1 p.m. Visual identity town hall Check out the progress of a yearlong project to revamp GW’s logo and […]

Staff Editorial: A response to academic dishonesty

Academic dishonesty defies the fundamental tenets of a University, and yet cases are on the rise at GW. This is problematic for any university that seeks to foster a culture of academic self-discovery. Tim Terpstra, the director of the Office of Academic Integrity, said the University has witnessed a 10 percent increase in cases of […]

Students cry foul over Israeli event entry

Student leaders are demanding an apology from MEOR for alleged discrimination when the Jewish student organization blocked their entry to an on-campus event. Members of Students for Justice in Palestine claim they were barred from attending the on-campus Feb. 28 speech of Israeli Reservist Sergeant Benjamin Anthony. Banu Gumusoglu, president of Students for Justice in […]

Williams to keynote commencement

The University announced Thursday that one of the world’s most-watched journalists will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Commencement Ceremony. Brian Williams, the managing editor of NBC Nightly News, attended GW for a semester in 1980, in addition to a short stint at Catholic University of America, but he never earned a diploma. “It […]

Gelman’s third floor to see expanded study space

Study space will emerge on Gelman Library’s third floor after spring break as the University gets a head start on long-awaited renovations to the 39-year-old structure. Forty percent of the periodicals in circulation on the third floor will be moved to an off-site storage facility in Upper Marlboro, Md. to make room for study areas, […]