October 18, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 20

Stories from the October 18, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

University fights fake ID use, underage drinking

With an escalating number of students found with fake IDs, the University is launching a campaign to warn them of the legal consequences. The University Police Department has seen an increase in alcohol-related reports tied back to the use of fake IDs, UPD Chief Kevin Hay said, along with finding more fake IDs in wallets […]

Colonials finish 13th on rainy greens

Head coach Terry Shaffer made no excuses for his young team, which finished 13th, of 17 teams, at the Donald Ross Intercollegiate Tournament early this week. The course itself presented unique challenges – the par-70 6,718-yard course at Mimosa Hills Golf and Country Club in Morganton, N.C. was rain-drenched, and many of the holes were […]

Study abroad office to stress work experience

As the University sketches out its next 10 years of global expansion, it will set aside $5 to $15 million for new study abroad programs centered on work and research experience and more exchanges with foreign colleges. The Office of Study Abroad will focus more on international research and internships, one of several changes to […]

SPEAK to raise awareness of eating disorders

When Stephanie Snell tried to find information on campus about eating disorders, the closest thing she could find was an outdated nutritional pamphlet. The senior, who studies exercise science with a concentration in dietetics, watched her friends struggle with eating disorders in high school. She started SPEAK GW, which had its first meeting this month, […]

Crime Log

Robbery 10/07/12 – 12:50 p.m. Location: Off Campus Case closed A female student reported that she was pushed to the ground and her purse and laptop were stolen. She did not sustain any injuries.Referred to Metropolitan Police Department Disorderly Conduct 10/08/12 – 9:53 p.m. Location: 2100 block of I Street Case closed University Police Department […]