March 29, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 51

Stories from the March 29, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

University Division of Information Technology to replace Wi-Fi access points

The University is planning upgrades to its overloaded Internet infrastructure strained by the growth of wireless devices on campus in the last four years.   Starting this summer, the University’s Division of Information Technology will begin replacing all Wi-Fi access points in academic and residence halls that connect devices such to the campus wireless system. […]

GW acquires $300 million in debt

The University’s debt grew by more than a quarter last week after administrators sold $300 million in bonds to outside investors – the single largest assumption of debt in its history. When the University issues bonds, it accepts cash from investors in return for the promise to pay back the money plus interest – creating […]

Car-sharing company rolls into District

D.C. drivers can go for a spin using a new vehicle-sharing system that deployed 200 smart cars across the city last weekend. car2go lets members pay hourly, daily or by the minute to rent a blue and white smart car, stationed throughout the District. Customers are not required to return the vehicles to specific locations. […]

Letter to the editor

Raising awareness on sexual health issues Promoting a safe environment for students should be just as important as providing a quality education at any university. A safe environment does not only consist of a campus that is protected by university police, but also one where the health and livelihood of its students are secured. Unfortunately, […]