March 22, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 49

Stories from the March 22, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Restaurant Review: Toki Underground

When most college students crave ramen noodles, they think of Styrofoam cups, sodium-packed yellow broth and peas and carrots that taste like cardboard. These cups are fine for a late night study snack, but you can find a more authentic version at Toki Underground, a Taiwanese noodle spot in Northeast. Toki Underground is hip. The […]

Film festival inspires change

It started 20 years ago as a relatively small showcase, but it lives on today as the nation’s largest celebration of environmental film. Seeking to advance environmental causes through film, The Environmental Film Festival offers viewers the chance to witness a desire for change on screen through videos shot around the world. This year’s event […]

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Thursday Internship strategies for transfer students Learn the tricks of getting a premier D.C. internship with tips from the GW Career Center and Columbian College of Arts and Sciences advisers. Career Center, Room 208 – 6 to 7 p.m. How do I become a professional political junkie? Hear National Journal editor and alumnus Reid Wilson […]

Loan interest rates trigger national backlash

Students nationwide signed more than 130,000 letters to four Congressional leaders last week to protest the higher interest rates set to take effect in July on some student loans. Subsidized Stafford loans – interest rates for which will double to 6.8 percent without Congressional action – provided about 4,700 undergraduate GW students with more than […]

More medical students embrace family medicine

Marilyn Chavannes hadn’t always wanted to be a family doctor, especially with most of her classmates in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences eyeing specialty fields like internal medicine and pediatrics. But after the fourth-year graduate student took a medical mission trip to her native Haiti during her first year at the medical school, […]

D.C. Council draws new boundaries

The D.C. Council gave a green light to new boundaries for the city’s most localized districts Tuesday, moving closer to finalizing a yearlong redrawing process that will add two new representatives to Foggy Bottom’s flagship neighborhood group. The Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission – the community’s top advocacy group that serves as […]