September 17, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 11

Stories from the September 17, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Student Association will put fee hike to student vote

Student Association leaders are proposing a student fee to increase the funding pool for campus groups by nearly 50 percent. The organization is looking to increase the mandatory student fee by $1, tacking on 50 cents per credit hour for students, Chair of the SA Finance Committee Alex Mizenko said. Students pay $1.50 per credit […]

Metro Diner develops new marketing push

Campus dining officials are rolling out a campaign to promote the year-old Metro Diner – a J Street cornerstone they said is falling short of expectations. GW Campus Dining, which counts two new employees as of Monday, will plaster advertisements in residence halls and take to Twitter and Facebook to market the diner. University spokeswoman […]

University Police Department cracks down on GWorld borrowing

Guards across campus are checking photo identification for all individuals who try to enter residence halls at night. University Police Chief Kevin Hay said the policy is being enforced after “multiple incidents” where non-students were caught entering buildings with someone else’s GWorld. “If a GWorld card is stolen, then we need to ensure no criminals […]

New sexual abuse code stresses confidentiality

Sexual Harassment Policy A sexual assault must be reported within 180 days to qualify for a judicial hearing Mediation between the victim and offender is not an option Both parties receive the judicial outcome notification and have the option to appeal A victim can remain confidential for the entire hearing process Sexual violence is now […]


Monday In Conversation with Jon Huntsman Former Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman will discuss relations between the U.S. and China, where he served as ambassador. Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre – 6 p.m. Tuesday Creating Cover Letters As application deadlines approach, learn how to craft cover letters for internships and jobs. Marvin Center, Room 302 – […]

Colonials Fall Short at Bryant

Many teams look back after a loss and wish they could have presented a more offense-oriented, aggressive attack from the first whistle. For the Colonials (3-3), a lack of urgency doomed their chances of taking down non-conference opponent Bryant University this weekend. Despite one late goal, GW’s overall effort was not enough to overcome the […]

Offense stalls in Colonial loss

The women’s soccer team’s season can not yet be defined. The Colonials (3-4) are aware of their struggles on offense and their overall record, but they are waiting for conference play to put a label on their year. “Despite our current record, we’ve come a long way and made many improvements since pre-season,” freshman goalkeeper […]