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.

Bar Belle: Marvin

Where: 2007 14th St., NW Cover: No
 Carded: Yes
 Happy Hour: Bottled Amstel Light and Pilsner from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. during the week for $5. For an entertaining and eclectic destination, U Street is a tried and true choice. Marvin, on the corner of 14th and U streets, epitomizes the neighborhood’s nighttime flavor […]

Cartoon: The fight over Gelman study space

The percentage of 2010 graduates who would choose to attend GW if they had to make the decision again rose to 67 percent–the highest it’s been in five years–according to the Office of Institutional Research and Planning.

Dayton spoils hopes in A-10 tournament

In the end, what will likely be the Colonials’ final game could have been any other game of the season. It had all the elements of GW’s play that frustrated its players and head coach all season long: opponent scoring runs and a lackluster first half contributing to a large deficit; shooting struggles stopping the […]

New hires nab half of lab space in science hall

As candidates for six engineering faculty slots interview on campus this week, they will vie to be among a pool of researchers that will take up half of the Science and Engineering Hall. Of the 121 faculty members who will have research laboratories in the science hub, about 60 will be hired during the time […]

Sigma Chi’s Student Association reign continues

Sigma Chi has built a dynasty within the Student Association. Ashwin Narla, the winner of last week’s presidential runoff, will be the fraternity’s third consecutive member to hold the highest student post – a position that brings campus-wide visibility to the chapter. Sigma Chi, though one of the oldest fraternities on campus, has seen a […]

Online jabs fuel University response to cyberbullying

The University is brainstorming ways to stymie the growth of online harassment and bullying, including a potential addition to the Code of Student Conduct. After noticing a rise in sarcastic posts and images online – ranging from the “Stuff GW People Like” blog to the Ironic GW memes – Assistant Dean of Students Tara Pereira […]

Housing applications drop after withdrawal fee increases

On-campus housing applications dropped slightly this year, likely the result of harsher penalties for cancelling assignments. The more-than 200-student dip in iHousing applications represents interest from fewer juniors, Director of Housing Programs Seth Weinshel said. “The drop is mostly in juniors, which we anticipated and were prepared for,” Weinshel said, referring to the disincentive created […]

Annu Subramanian: Upholding a contract with the student body

Strong Student Association executives can refocus the University, improve student life and provide the student body with more ways to be a lifelong Colonial. Strong executives can help facilitate changes as vast as Gelman Library grants and the elimination of the University Counseling Center fee. That said, SA executives aren’t alchemists or lawmakers. They are […]