December 3, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 31

Stories from the December 3, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Women’s basketball team falls to District rival Georgetown

GW received a taste of its own defensive medicine Saturday night, and it certainly wasn’t sweet. In a battle of cross-town rivals, Georgetown (6-2) came out on top, defeating the host Colonials (4-3) by a final score of 70-54. Georgetown was able to achieve exactly what head coach Jonathan Tsipis’ defense has been successful at […]

Student arrested for Xanax, marijuana

Metropolitan Police officers arrested a Potomac House resident Tuesday for possession of dozens of prescription drug pills and multiple bags of marijuana. A GW Housing Programs staffer found nine bags of marijuana, one ecstasy pill and 40 Xanax pills split into 10 bags in Patrick Oliphant’s room, according to Metropolitan Police Department documents. Police also […]


Monday Film Screening Watch documentary ‘A Whisper to a Roar’ about activists struggling for democracy under oppressive regimes in Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, Venezuela and Zimbabwe. 1957 E Street, Room 213 – 5:30 p.m. Tuesday GW Tech Talks Listen to corporate technology leaders discuss how their companies formed and how big data has created opportunities for […]

Business school dean met with faculty strife

In the two-and-a-half years since Doug Guthrie set out to revive a business school with financial strife and flagging rankings, some faculty say the dean has pulled the reins too close to his chest and shut faculty out of crucial decisions. As Guthrie set out to stabilize the school’s budget, increasing fundraising and growing enrollment, […]

Law school picks two-time interim dean

Long-serving professor Gregory Maggs will take over the law school after an abrupt leadership switch more than two weeks ago installed him as interim dean for the second time. Maggs will replace Paul Schiff Berman, who announced Nov. 12 that he would become the University’s vice provost for online education and academic innovation after just […]

GW still far from fundraising goal for most expensive building

The University has raised about $6.5 million out of the $100 million needed for construction of the Science and Engineering Hall, putting more pressure on the influx of fundraising GW will need over the next decade. A half-million dollars has been raised for construction costs since the last funding estimate in April, the development office […]

Shop like a local

This winter, search for holiday gifts for family and friends at these six independently owned D.C. shops. Hill’s Kitchen 713 D St., SE, open Tuesdays to Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Though trekking to Hill’s Kitchen’s cozy townhouse requires leaving the familiar Northwest D.C., this quick sojourn along […]

Save & Splurge

The Hatchet’s holiday season event guide for both thrifty and luxury spenders Splurge: The Yves Saint Laurent Holiday Set from Sephora includes signature YSL items (eye pencil, lip gloss, highlighter and mascara) all presented in a chic, black make up bag – $65 Save: Smashbox Tryit Kit from Sephora includes lip enhancing lipgloss, Hyperlash Mascara, […]