December 6, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 32

Stories from the December 6, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

The Dakota to lose in-room laundry

Residents of The Dakota will lose one of their building’s most coveted features over winter break – washers and dryers in each room – three months after a dryer caught fire in the hall. The University will remove laundry machines from each quad and triple in the sophomore residence hall starting next week, which University […]

Food trucks get go ahead for GWorld

Students will soon be able to pay with their GWorlds at food trucks around campus, an administrator said Wednesday. Senior Associate Vice President for Administration Ed Schonfeld said the move was in response to a letter submitted by the Student Association this week. The University has not yet decided when food trucks will begin accepting […]

Laundry tracker service coming to GW

Students no longer have to worry that their laundry will be dumped on the floor if they take more than five minutes to empty the washer or dryer. The University’s new laundry tracking website will allow students to keep track of machines they are running and get texts from impatient hallmates who would otherwise unload […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 11/10/12 – 11:50 p.m. Thurston Hall Case closedA male student reported being assaulted by his roommate.Referred for disciplinary action Destruction / Liquor Law Violation 11/30/12 – 2:28 a.m. 2200 block of H Street Case closedUniversity Police officers responded to reports that a male student vomited in a 4-RIDE vehicle. The subject was later […]

Nursing school looks to expand online programs

Since Danielle Melican started working the night shift at a New Jersey hospital, she has tried to squeeze in her GW School of Nursing class work between seeing patients at 2 a.m. Melican, 38, became one of only three students piloting the nursing school’s online accelerated master’s program, which GW’s newest school wants to grow […]

J Street boots third eatery in a year

The University will pull the Indian restaurant Aroma out of J Street after fewer than two semesters – marking the third venue swap at the dining hall in the past six months. GW’s dining head said Aroma’s sales have fallen short this semester, and the University plans to replace it with more of J Street’s […]

Leftover funds spur SA finance reform

About $86,000 of student organizations’ cash, or about 9 percent of the total budget, went unused last year, Student Association leaders said this week – pointing toward the need for a more efficient allocations process. SA leaders said the pileup of surplus funds – roughly on par with past years’ despite intensified talks with campus […]