January 14, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 33

Stories from the January 14, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Law trust to honor deceased student

The family of a GW Law School student who died last year donated $1 million to help aspiring lawyers from poor nations fulfill their courtroom dreams. The Ben Gupta Endowed Fund for International Legal Education, to be announced this month, will use the funds from the Gupta family to pay tuition for students from developing […]

Student Association fights for more student space

Student Association leaders are bringing another petition to administrators’ desks, after they rejected parts of a proposal for increased student space last fall. SA President Ashwin Narla and Executive Vice President Abby Bergren are reviving the largest part of their fall plan – turning the Marvin Center’s third floor terrace into student space within five […]

GW plans for international student surge

The University is gearing up for a major influx of foreign students over the next decade, investing in online systems and programs that will ease transitions to U.S. customs and academics. The changes come as GW looks to double its foreign student enrollment – a key demographic for the tuition-dependent and globalizing University – over […]


Tuesday Student organization fair Meet members from more than 100 student organizations and learn how to get involved this semester. Marvin Center Third Floor – 5 to 8:30 p.m. Canadian Perspectives on Hemispheric Issues Join the Canadian Embassy’s First Secretary to hear about issues of governance in the Western Hemisphere. 1957 E Street, Room 505 […]

GW hires extra security guards for inauguration

The University will lock up academic buildings and has contracted extra guards to man residence halls and patrol campus for inauguration weekend, when thousands of visitors will descend on Foggy Bottom. Administrators have approved about 550 overnight guests – down from 800 guests allowed on campus in 2009. Only guests who were pre-approved by the […]