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.

Crime Log

Theft/Credit Card Fraud 3/09/12 – 12:52 p.m. Location: Whole Foods Case closed A female student reported to the University Police Department that her wallet went missing while she was at Whole Foods. When she called her credit card company, she noticed unauthorized charges were made to her account.No suspects or witnesses Unlawful Entry 3/11/12 – […]

GW secures class space in China center

The GW School of Business came one step closer last week to attaining degree-granting status in China after establishing an official partnership with the Suzhou Industrial Park. The agreement, which gives GW teaching and office space in the Suzhou Dushu Lake and Science Education Innovation District in eastern China, is the first deal signed with […]

Annu Subramanian: In the college free fall

Everyone fears uttering those three little words. It requires a degree of self-awareness, honesty and a willingness to be vulnerable. And even after reciting them in your head and knowing they’re true, you still fear they’ll backfire once you get the courage to say them. I am, of course, referring to the words “I don’t […]

Residence hall vending machines add condoms

Starting next week, scoring condoms will be as easy as pressing A4. GW will begin to stock $2 two-packs of male condoms in each residence hall’s vending machines. Associate Dean of Students Tim Miller, who introduced the idea of selling condoms in vending machines, said it will not cost the University money – a key […]

Law school posts job rates for graduates

The GW Law School publicly revealed its Class of 2011 graduate employment figures last week, amid heightened pressure for law schools nationwide to be more transparent about job numbers. Among the top 20 law schools ranked by U.S. News & World Report, GW is the first and only institution to post updated employment numbers on […]

Trent Hagan: Rush season for admissions

There’s something magical about fraternity rush week. It’s the perfect combination of information and enjoyment, allowing prospective members to make relaxed, intelligent decisions about their future. But it’s just as rewarding of an experience for current brothers, each of whom is able to share his own thoughts and experiences regarding the organization. As far as […]

New exhibit showcases video games as art form

Flashing lights and virtual sounds are typical of video games but a new exhibition also displays them as a viable form of art. “The Art of Video Games,” which opened at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on March 16, pays tribute to the complex electronic visuals of video games – a form of art rarely […]