February 7, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 39

Stories from the February 7, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Security should be in residence halls 24/7

Students should be able go to sleep each night assured that their residence halls are secure. But in the past two weeks, there have been a number of burglaries where at least 10 electronics were stolen in three residence halls. And although each building requires students to tap their GWorlds to enter, not every residence […]

Two students report job scam on GWork

At least two students have been scammed by a GWork job posting that offered students large rewards in exchange for access to their bank accounts. The pair of students reported “suspicious communication” from the employer, Adele Harpole Horsemanship, after replying to its posting about “barn help” on GWork. The posting was taken down four days […]


Thursday Concert Enjoy live music from singer-songwriter Mat Kearney, including songs from his latest album ‘Young Love,’ which intertwines hip-hop and folk influences. Lisner Auditorium – 8 p.m. Friday Interactive Workshop Join South African teenagers from the Bokamoso Youth Foundation for a night of drama, poetry, song and dance marking the 10th anniversary of the […]

GWorlds to replace room keys

Students will soon use GWorlds to unlock their residence hall rooms, with several buildings ditching keys as early as this summer to curtail theft. The electronic locks will be added over the next three years but the University will request funds in next year’s budget for installations in buildings including Ivory Tower this summer. Next […]

Colonials pick up bounce-back win over Dukes

GW got exactly what it needed out of Wednesday’s game against Duquesne: a bounce-back win. And unlike many of the team’s games this season, there was no last second possession or chance at a buzzer beater that would decide the game. This one was decided from the very start, as GW coasted to hand the […]

Performers seek more practice venues

Dozens of student performers are pressing GW for more low-cost, late-night practice areas, saying they are sometimes forced to rehearse outside or in parking garages and common rooms. The groups say they should be allowed to practice after business hours in areas like the Marvin Center ballrooms, suited for dance, and that space in Old […]