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.

Security increases at Rice Hall after attack

The University Police Department has stationed an officer in Rice Hall, the building that houses top administrators, after a man attacked and attempted to sexually assault a female employee there Tuesday. As University and Metropolitan police officers investigate the incident, which took place in a third-floor restroom late Tuesday, GW’s top security official advised staffers […]

4-RIDE driver injured following assault

A 4-RIDE driver was hospitalized Friday night after an individual threw an unknown object through the driver’s side window. The driver received minor injuries from the incident that took place around 11:21 p.m., University Police Department detective Matthew Robinson said. Shards of glass hit the driver in the face after the object shattered the window. […]

MPD nabs man allegedly involved in multiple thefts

Metropolitan Police officers arrested a man at about 11 a.m. Tuesday for allegedly breaking into and stealing from offices in academic buildings. A staffer in the School of Media and Public Affairs reported that Maurice Smith was trying to enter “various locked offices” on the fourth floor, University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said. University Police officers […]


Thursday Conference on Trade and Internet Freedom Listen to officials from the State Department, eBay and Facebook discuss the future of trade policies and Internet governance, hosted by GW’s Institute for International Economic Policy. 1957 E Street – 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday ‘The Invisible War’ Watch the stirring documentary about sexual assault in […]

Staff Editorial: GW Report Card

At the close of the semester, The Hatchet’s editorial board gives GW a report card. When the University thrives, so do the people who live, work and study here. But it’s clear GW has had a rough semester. Strategic plan B The 10-year strategic plan – the culmination of months of planning on the part […]

Students push for mom-and-pop shops

Student leaders are demanding that GW prioritize locally owned shops when setting contracts for retailers who will move into the planned office complex along Pennsylvania Avenue. Four locally owned eateries, including Froggy Bottom Pub and Thai Place, will move off campus or close their doors for good when the University razes seven properties in 2014. […]

Colonials fall short at Bradley despite late Garino rally

The Colonials just couldn’t seem to cut their deficit to single digits. And the team just couldn’t find its way out of the hole it dug itself into early on. At one point in the second half, Bradley had a 19-point lead; Tuesday night’s result seemed set in stone. But freshman forward Patricio Garino – […]