March 8, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 48

Stories from the March 8, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

More students decide to live in Vern housing

The number of students selecting to live on the Mount Vernon Campus next fall climbed by more than 40 percent, a trend the University sees as a reflection of efforts to promote the campus as a destination for students. Fifty students ranked the Vern as their top choice during this spring’s housing application, up from […]


Thursday International Women’s Day 2012 Join the Elliott School of International Affairs’ Global Gender Program for an event examining female empowerment in the Middle East. 1957 E St., City View Room – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Rethinking photography today Learn about the evolution of photography over the last 15 years in a roundtable discussion […]

District Sound

Upcoming venues in and around D.C. including Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers, Of Monsters and Men and Sleigh Bells.

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct/Liquor Law Violation 3/1/12 – 12:41 a.m. Location: Potomac House Case closed A house staff member reported to the University Police Department that an intoxicated male student was causing a disturbance by blasting a megaphone. The student was uncooperative with officers. He was assessed on the scene and released. Referred for disciplinary action Theft/Credit […]

A sprint to the finish for admissions officers

The University’s admissions office is normally calm, but as the acceptance deadline nears, it is bustling with activity. More than 30 admissions officers have read about 21,600 undergraduate applications over the past two and a half months, shaping the Class of 2016 until letters of acceptance go out at the end of this month. Their […]