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.

Crime Log

Burglary/Receiving Stolen Property/Unlawful Entry 01/28/13 – 2 p.m. Ivory Tower Case closedThe University Police Department stopped a man who had reportedly been entering rooms. Officers found recently stolen electronics in a suitcase, which was also stolen. A search of the suspect’s person yielded a deactivated GWorld.Subject arrested Unlawful Entry/Drug Law Violation 01/30/13 – 3:55 p.m. […]

Professor studies effectiveness of massive open online courses

The University awarded a physics professor $10,000 Monday to investigate how well students learn in free online courses that are open to anyone with an internet connection. The funds given to teaching assistant physics professor Raluca Teodorescu mark GW’s first investment to examine the effectiveness of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, which have splashed […]

Student lobbying intensifies for BOT

Student Association executives have spent weeks rallying student support for campus space, which they will bring to the University’s highest governing board this week. SA President Ashwin Narla, along with two other students, will pitch ideas to expand student space while attending committee meetings with Board of Trustees members over the next few days. Narla […]

Push for healthy habits is personal for student life chief

When Tim Miller’s mother died at age 65, after a life of poor eating habits, he decided to trade in steak for salad. He became a vegan in May and slimmed down 30 pounds in three months. And the 39-year-old said he wishes he started 10 years ago. This fall, Miller will help launch cooking […]

Teen busted for intent to distribute in Gelman

Metropolitan Police officers arrested a 16-year-old last week for unlawful entry into Gelman Library and possession of and intent to sell marijuana. Officers seized one bag of marijuana, more than $200 in cash and 92 zip bags from the suspect Jan. 30. He was also arrested for possession of and intent to sell drug paraphernalia. […]