May 14, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 1

Stories from the May 14, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Part-time professors fight for higher wages

Correction appended Part-time professors want the University to pay them as much as their cross-town counterparts. In a May 8 meeting, the adjunct faculty union began negotiating a steep pay hike and better treatment for part-time professors – who represent nearly three-fourths of faculty and teach about half the courses at GW – looking to […]

Upcoming concerts

Best Coast 9:30 Club July 14 $20 Best Coast’s nostalgic sound harkens back to a decade of beach-bum fun while championing a fusion of lighthearted pop-punk and modern indie rock. The group rose to prominence with their surf-rock hit “When I’m With You,” and garnered attention for “All Summer,” a collaboration for Converse with Kid […]

Columbian College leader to step down

Peg Barratt defended her deanship in a meeting with Columbian College of Arts and Sciences faculty three weeks ago, listing off accomplishments – bulked up fundraising and increased hires – and promising to grow from the stinging reviews faculty dished out in a survey last month, according to professors’ accounts. But Barratt, the college’s longest-serving […]