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, […]

Student leaders begin shaping next year’s agenda

The newly elected Student Association outsiders are setting out to learn the ropes of the organization they will soon be steering by getting an early start on outreach and student organization finances. Ashwin Narla, who won the Student Association presidential runoff March 1, will work with executive vice president-elect Abby Bergren to move forward with […]