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 […]
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.
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 […]
The issue of gun control has managed to slip out of the spotlight this election.
Not everyone can be right.
Obama has had our backs the past four years, and now it’s time we have his again.
A response to the Hatchet’s endorsement of David Lehrman.
Marylanders like myself can take pride in a lot of things other states can’t.
We need to vote with our wallets and with the trajectory of our career paths in mind.
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 […]
GW employees gave 42 percent more to Republican presidential candidates this election cycle than they did four years ago – but President Barack Obama still pocketed five times as much. Republicans picked up $25,623 from donors who listed GW as their employer, mostly toward Mitt Romney’s campaign. That figure is also the most of all […]