November 5, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 25

Stories from the November 5, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Obama & Romney on the issues

Obama: Higher Education Spent months lobbying to prevent the federal student loan rate from doubling to 6.2 percent Increased Pell Grants and direct federal loans to cut down on extra fees paid to banks Healthcare Obama’s landmark Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act extends coverage to about 30 million uninsured Americans and mandates that most […]

Jacob Garber: Death penalty comes with a high cost

On Nov. 6, California will vote on the death penalty. There are obvious humanitarian issues that arise when discussing Proposition 34, which would end the death penalty in the state if it is successful. But there is more to this issue than the livelihood of prisoners. California is $617 billion in debt, according to the […]

Political scientist tells election story, one blog post at a time

Presidential elections are high season for John Sides. The professor, one of the media’s go-to political experts to debunk conventional campaign hype, fielded 25 different media requests in the two weeks leading up to the first presidential debate, making him one of the most sought-after voices at GW. TheMonkeyCage.org, Sides’ 5-year-old blog – where he […]