January 24, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 35

Stories from the January 24, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Fewer inauguration guests visit hospital

Twenty-five people sought medical treatment at the GW Hospital for injuries or illnesses related to inauguration festivities, according to a hospital spokesman. The patients primarily sought treatment related to “falls, dizziness and weakness,” hospital spokesman Steven Taubenkibel said. The patients experienced no serious medical issues. During the 2009 ceremony, the GW Hospital treated 91 patients […]

Staff Editorial: Leading the path to sustainability

University President Steven Knapp has made environmental issues a priority. And as a result of his efforts, the University was ranked No. 27 in Sierra Magazine’s “Coolest Schools,” sustainability list in 2012, a sharp improvement from 2009, when GW was ranked No. 81. In the long run, GW is hoping to to cut carbon emissions […]

Study abroad office eyes Latin America for expansion

As offers to partner with Latin American colleges pour in, GW’s study abroad office has targeted the booming region as its next area of growth. Director of Study Abroad Rob Hallworth said GW will look to add more programs in countries like Brazil, – which boasts the world’s third-largest economy – as the country attempts […]

Bites and Booze

Follow these simple recipes to add just the right amount of flavor to any celebration. Improving an Indian favorite: palak paneer While I have a healthy obsession with spinach and cheese, palak paneer tends to be a dish that often looks better on the menu than it tastes on most restaurants’ plates. I found myself […]

Business school adds specialized finance degree

Correction appended Students would be able to earn a bachelor of science in finance for the first time if the Board of Trustees approves the degree later this year. Currently, students interested in the field must complete a bachelor’s in business administration with a concentration in finance, which adds extra general requirements. The change is […]

Crime Log

Harassment Off campus 01/14/13 – 1 p.m.A female staff member reported receiving harassing phone calls from a former male student.Open case Theft/Credit Card Fraud Academic Center 01/17/13 – 1 p.m. Case closedA faculty member reported that his wallet was taken from his office. He subsequently discovered that his credit and debit cards had been used […]