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.

Metro unveils sleeker look for railcars

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority unveiled Wednesday its next generation of Metro cars, the keystone of the network’s $5.7 billion upgrade. The new railcars, set to replace the Metro’s oldest cars within the next two years, will feature LED screens and LCD map displays with station information, as well as increased aisle space. They […]

Crime log

Liquor Law Violation / Threats 10/02/12 – 1:05 to 11:19 a.m. Location: 500 block of 22nd Street – Case closed A visibly intoxicated student was knocking on the door of the University Police Department. While he was being evaluated for intoxication, he threatened an EMeRG officer. Referred for disciplinary action Drug Law Violation / Liquor […]


Thursday National Depression Screening Day Speak with a counselor from the University Counseling Center and Community Counseling Services Center to screen for depression at locations across campus. Various locations and times Film Screening Watch the summer hit comedy ‘Ted’ at a screening hosted by Program Board. Marvin Center Amphitheater – 7:30 p.m. Friday Colonials Invasion […]

Financial aid increases at half the national average

Private schools nationwide increased their financial aid pools by twice the amount GW did for this year, according to a survey released last week. The University increased its aid pool by 3 percent last May, while private universities across the country boosted their aid by an average of 6.2 percent this year, a survey by […]