Thousands of students will celebrate at GW’s Inaugural Ball next week, while two students share the dance floor with the first family. Sophomore Ross Rattanasena snagged a ticket to one of President Barack Obama’s two presidential inaugural balls this year through his internship at a nearby embassy. He said cheering on the president, and now […]
January 17, 2013
Volume 109, Issue 34
Stories from the January 17, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Correction appended More than two years after Jeffrey Akman was named interim dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, he was announced Monday as the permanent leader of GW’s most selective and richest school. The move was one made with urgency after hastening by top administrators in the fall following two years without […]
With the swearing-in ceremony and festivities coming up this Monday, anticipation is growing on campus and elsewhere in the District.
Making a STEM degree less expensive sends a powerful message: Only the wealthy deserve to study the humanities.
The University will launch a Chinese language and culture institute tied to the country’s government next fall, strengthening ties with the global power, but possibly jeopardizing academic freedom in the process.
Disorderly Conduct 19th and I streets 01/01/13 – 3:15-3:40 a.m. Case closedUniversity Police officers assisted the Metropolitan Police Department with crowd control after a fight broke out on the street.Off-campus incident Taking Property Without Right Madison Hall 01/02/13 – Time unknown Case closedUPD confiscated a University sign that had been affixed to a residence hall […]
Part-time professors will be able to secure University funds to improve teaching and professional skills for the first time this month after years of departments providing scattered or scant training. Adjuncts – who make up over 70 percent of GW’s faculty and are sometimes hired abruptly even if they lack teaching backgrounds –can grab up […]
The viewing grounds for the swearing-in ceremony stretch from the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial. Only those with tickets have access to areas near the Capitol steps, but everyone else can fight for a view of one the many television monitors lining the Mall. Arrive early to avoid lines. You will need tickets and […]
The curtains are about to rise on Act II of Barack Obama’s presidency. Americans watched an up-and-down first act – filled with austere scenes of economic uncertainty and triumphant legislative battles – and now GW students have a front row seat to the start of his second term. Students’ excitement for hope and change may […]