September 4, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 7

Stories from the September 4, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Newspaper subscription nixed to cut costs

Correction appended The Student Association is dropping its New York Times subscription to stretch dollars for student organization allocations this fall, after a $10,000 Xerox machine put a dent in its annual budget. The organization purchased the copy machine – which typically costs between $6,000 and $20,000 – for the new student advocacy center on […]

GPS program becomes optional for freshmen

The University is downsizing its one-on-one mentorship program, allowing freshmen to opt in to it, but also adding more expectations for guides. In past years, volunteers for the Guide to Personal Success program were assigned to all incoming students, who were then responsible for setting up meetings throughout the year. This year, guides are required […]

Colonials exit weekend with 1-3 record

Road competition is a unique challenge in itself, forcing teams to play their best in unfamiliar and hostile environments. Completing a seven-game road swing to open the season is an entirely different animal, as the Colonials learned over the past two weekends. The volleyball team, fresh off the Mortar Board Invitational in Lafayette, Ind., took […]