April 12, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 55

Stories from the April 12, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Patrick Rochelle: My rage against the machine

What is it about this part of the semester that makes everyone’s computer crash? How is it that all the printers in Gelman seem to go awry in the spring? And why is it whenever these things happen, it seems our entire livelihoods – mine included – are halted until these malfunctions are resolved? A […]

Letter to the editor

Show future Colonials your passion for GW We are writing in response to the column, “Rush season for admissions,” (March 22, p. 4). There is something magical about April Visit Days. Getting admitted seniors to choose GW is by far the most gratifying experience for anybody in admissions. As students who have participated in various […]


Friday ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’ Watch the fourth installment of the action series, which provides a thrill ride from Dubai to Mumbai in Tom Cruise’s return as Ethan Hunt. Marvin Center Amphitheater – 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday Relay for Life Support those who have battled cancer in the overnight competition among teams to raise […]

Pitch to donors becomes personalized effort

D.J. Saul’s college experience was defined by ultimate frisbee. During his years at GW, he trekked across the U.S. to compete in tournaments and crammed 20 of his teammates into his parents’ California home. While his memories span the country, they shaped his college life as well as his friend group, so Saul now donates […]

Applications to GW Law School decrease amid national downturn

Applications to law schools across the country saw the largest drop in 10 years this spring, with GW’s numbers taking a slightly larger hit than the national average. The law school saw a 16.5 percent drop in applications, according to the most recent tally April 6, while schools nationwide saw a 15.6 percent dip overall, […]