October 11, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 18

Stories from the October 11, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

New strategic plan details released

Full details of GW’s 10-year strategic plan draft surfaced Tuesday, proposing between $300 and $400 million worth of investments for ideas like a center for classified research and academic programs devoted to AIDS and obesity.

Clinic to offer free HIV testing weekly

Correction appended Student Health Service will begin offering free weekly clinics for HIV testing later this month. The two-hour clinics, which will be held every Wednesday, will save students the highly criticized $25 fee, which campus leaders say deters students from getting tested. SA President Ashwin Narla and Executive Vice President Abby Bergren began lobbying […]

Peaceful prayer to speak against abortion

Senior Rosemary Holt clutched rosary beads and bowed her head Tuesday afternoon. Outside an F Street abortion clinic, the Washington Surgi-Clinic next to The Dakota residence hall, Holt stood with a weekly prayer group. For four years, the weekly demonstration – a gathering that Newman Catholic Student Center chaplain Father Greg Shaffer has dubbed “Rosary […]

Students warned of balcony complaints

More than a year after mounting cameras to monitor City Hall balconies, the University is warning students they could lose access if noise and smoking complaints persist. University Police Chief Kevin Hay said the department received three noise complaints from students about other residents this year for rowdy balcony behavior. In response, signs were posted […]