April 5, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 53

Stories from the April 5, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Standardize vehicle purchases for EMeRG

Students on the Mount Vernon Campus will now hear the sirens of an EMeRG ambulance. The University has decided to purchase a new ambulance for the student-run emergency response group that will likely be operational in the fall semester, said Senior Associate Vice President of Safety and Security Darrell Darnell, a move that calls for […]

Staff Editorial: Making University offices more efficient

Last week, the University unveiled its online account system to provide parental access to students’ financial information. Students can now provide access to four different users who are allowed to have direct oversight of students’ finances. The new changes to this online portal are extremely laudable, as it will allow the financial aid office to […]

Ryan Carey-Mahoney: Seeing learning for the sake of learning

Set fire to your strict plan and watch it burn. Of course, I am talking about sending the course catalogue of your overly-planned college career up in flames. With the need to accommodate required classes, it is easy for students to lose track of the true purpose of college. We are not here only to […]

Letter to the editor

The unrecognized diversity of international students In “Foreign students have higher rates of cheating than American peers” (Mar. 26, p. 5), The Hatchet identified statistics on cheating, saying that, “International students are more likely to cheat than their American counterparts,” and that, “instances of cheating from this population have increased over the past five years.” […]

Alumni go green with new food truck

Two alumni will roll a bright blue food truck into Foggy Bottom next week to offer students an eating option they call a farmer’s market on wheels. Jordan Phillips and Samuel Rioux, 2011 graduates, will bring their eco-friendly truck – with farm animals and D.C.’s monuments painted across its logo – to campus this month […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation/Liquor Law Violation 3/28/12 – 7:33 p.m. Location: City Hall Case closed The University Police Department responded to reports of a suspicious smell coming from a female student’s room. GW Housing staff conducted a search and discovered 3.1 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol.Referred for disciplinary action Aggravated Assault 3/30/12 – 12:10 […]

Law students spar over hate speech proposal

The GW Law School’s student senate will consider pulling its support next week for a policy proposal that would call out guest speakers for “hate speech.” Seven law students and faculty members pitched a policy in March that would alert event-goers before “hate groups” come to campus – as defined by civil rights organizations – […]

Colonials power over Tigers for win

If hitting is contagious, then a fever swept through the Colonials’ lineup Tuesday at Barcroft Park. After splitting a two-game series with Shepherd University over the weekend, GW (11-17) hosted Towson on Tuesday, with the Colonials looking for their second win against the Tigers after a victory earlier in the season. Led by strong pitching […]