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.

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 […]