April 9, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 54

Stories from the April 9, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Support for free and unrestricted dialogue

Free speech is fundamental to the health of a college campus, and limiting it in any respect will stunt the dynamic dialogue emblematic of a university environment. Students should not only feel safe to express their beliefs but also have the opportunity to be exposed to a wide-variety of viewpoints and perspectives without fear. But […]

Benjamin Krimmel: Combating bullying at GW

Bullying is a troubling national issue. For the 13 million young people, according to the documentary film “Bully,” who are taunted and harassed each year, ignoring nasty comments and their tormentors is not an option. But contrary to the perception of bullying as a problem that exclusively plagues middle and high school students, the abuse […]

New Jersey congressman to address graduates

A Democratic congressman from New Jersey will headline the May 19 graduation ceremony for the College of Professional Studies. Rep. Rush Holt, D-N.J. – one of two physicists in Congress – is best known for his advocacy on energy and intelligence issues. He has represented the state’s 12th district, located in central New Jersey, since […]


Monday Kudumbashrees in Kerala, India Learn about community development initiatives that have empowered women in India from a University of Chicago professor at a talk sponsored by the Global Gender Forum. 1957 E St., Room 212 – 4:45 to 6 p.m. Tuesday ‘Between the Harvest’ Watch a screening of a documentary chronicling the environmental impact […]

GW hires standout Notre Dame assistant coach

Nine-year Notre Dame assistant coach Jonathan Tsipis will take the helm of the Colonials, the University announced Friday, becoming the ninth head coach in women’s basketball program history. Tsipis, who served as the associate head coach of the Fighting Irish for the past four seasons, boasts significant collegiate coaching experience – a qualification athletic director […]

Career services to focus on industry-specific fields

The University-wide career center will offer personalized support in six industry-specific areas starting next year, a departure from its current generalized approach. The center’s professional staff – which will be swelling by about a dozen members by 2015 – will each focus on one of six clusters: arts, media and communication; science, technology, engineering and […]