November 29, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 30

Stories from the November 29, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Colonials edge Dukes in second road win

HARRISONBURG, Va. – It was, at the same time, the most dramatic and the most anti-climatic finish of GW’s young season. There were 7.2 seconds to play. GW (3-3) was only up by a basket. And it was James Madison’s ball. Out of a break, freshman forward Patricio Garino stole the ball, ran it back, […]

University assists city in alcohol busts

GW has helped the city’s police and alcohol board bust at least seven liquor stores or bars for underage sales and drinking in the last two years. The crackdowns are the result of a partnership between local colleges, D.C. police and the city’s Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration to target businesses known for selling or admitting […]

GW: Admissions data audit not documented

Admissions dean remains silent on misreported data Knapp: GW does not have formal report of admissions audit Knapp and top officials to take student questions on unranking, errors Fundraising office looks to avert impact on alumni giving U.S. News rankings chief explains unlisting Unranked Interview: Knapp discusses unranking SA senators call for administrators to discuss […]

Admissions dean remains silent on misreported data

The Office of Admissions has remained silent in the three weeks since University President Steven Knapp announced it had been inflating class rank data for more than a decade, and stripped the office’s staff of record-keeping responsibilities. Administrators have kept Associate Vice President and Dean of Admissions Kathryn Napper from the public eye after GW […]

Crime Log

Unlawful Entry Guthridge Hall 11/16/12 – 3:15 a.m. – Case closed University Police Department officers responded to complaints of a party and discovered a female subject who was previously banned from campus. Subject arrested Ivory Tower 11/22/12 – 10:15 p.m. – Case closed UPD officers responded to a report of a suspicious male inside the […]

Elliott School students flood CCAS courses

Students majoring in subjects like anthropology and geography have been shut out of some upper level classes as they face fiercer registration competition from international affairs students looking to fill requirements. Nearly three-quarters of students in upper-level anthropology courses like development anthropology come from the Elliott School of International Affairs, a surge that’s forced the […]

Offense comes together for GW in rout of Morgan State

The Colonials dominated Morgan State on both sides of the ball and won comfortably, 75-40, Wednesday night. The Colonials (4-2) entered the game boasting the best scoring defense in the Atlantic 10 Conference but a struggling offense. GW jumped out to an early lead by focusing on good shot selection and close looks at the […]