November 12, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 27

Stories from the November 12, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Endowment returns fall short of spending

The University’s endowment returns fell sharply last fiscal year, growing the pool of money by only 2.4 percent after international economic crises stung investments and forced GW to spend more than it earned.

Alumna veteran takes on Congress

When the federal government was on the verge of a budget collapse in 2011, alumna Tammy Duckworth became increasingly dissatisfied with her congressman, a vocal proponent of a government shutdown.

Men’s basketball falls in season opener

GW’s home opener started with a roar, senior guard Lasan Kromah taking advantage of a Youngstown State turnover to set senior forward Isaiah Armwood up for a rocking alley-oop, bringing the Smith Center crowd to its feet.