April 26, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 59

Stories from the April 26, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

University seeks enrollment chief

The University’s first enrollment management leader will develop a broad strategy for admissions and financial aid that will highlight GW’s climbing academic reputation while ensuring compliance with a city-imposed student population cap. Announced April 20 as part of a shuffling of roles across Student and Academic Support Services and the provost’s office, the post will […]

UPD plans summer move to central location

The University Police Department will relocate its headquarters to the Academic Center in June, a move the unit’s leader hopes will stifle crime in high-traffic areas. The department’s shift to a more centralized location – across the street from Gelman Library and on the same block as the Marvin Center – could reduce crimes like […]

Crime Log

Liquor Law Violation 4/19/12 – 7:38 p.m. Location: Medical Faculty Associates building Case closed The University Police Department responded to a report of an intoxicated male subject unaffiliated with the University. He was assessed and transported to the GW Hospital for treatment.No further action Drug Law Violation 4/19/12 – 11:25 p.m. Location: Munson Hall Case […]

Charismatic captain leads men’s tennis team

Senior Richard Blumenfeld calls himself the glue of the men’s tennis team. He’s a captain, two-time Atlantic 10 champion and owns an undefeated record at the No. 6 singles slot on the spring season, going 7-0. But at the end of the day, Blumenfeld thinks his top contribution is being the Colonial who holds the […]

GW hits its way to final home victory of season

Senior Heidi Penna stood outside the Colonials’ dugout as her teammate grabbed a handful of ice and threw it on the pitcher, congratulating her on GW’s 7-3 victory over District-rival George Mason. The victory closed the Colonials’ non-conference and home schedule for the season and was Penna’s last game on her home mound. It was […]

Junior captures voices for a cause in Cape Town

The spirited songs of South African children inspired Lauren Waldenburg to try and give something back to them. The junior has spent the last semester in Cape Town planning, fundraising and recording a CD featuring 25 South African students who have become orphans because of HIV and AIDS, or who have contracted the disease themselves. […]