February 14, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 41

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

Discontent prompts adviser training

By double majoring in international affairs and environmental studies, senior Jeremy Iloulian fits the classic GW student profile. But when he needed academic advisers’ help as a freshman and sophomore, he got mixed signals from the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences and Elliott School of International Affairs. “It made it difficult when I had […]

Students keep space a priority after setback

Top administrators again refused to adopt the Student Association’s plan to increase student space on campus, but the group’s leaders say they will not shift their priorities for the second half of their term. SA President Ashwin Narla said he will continue to push for renovations to the Marvin Center, though Provost Steven Lerman and […]

Student designs solar-powered table

A freshman is asking the University for $5,000 to help him build a solar-powered picnic table and charging dock he designed to promote outdoor student space. Economics and political science double major Ben Pryde developed a solar energy generator that doubles as an outdoor table on which students can charge laptops, cell phones and other […]

Crime Log

Unlawful Entry Starbucks at Gelman Library 02/06/13 – 2:55 to 3:10 p.m. Case closedA staff member complained of a man shoplifting and eating an allegedly stolen sandwich. Although it could not be confirmed that he stole the food, he had been previously barred from campus and was arrested.Subject arrested Liquor Law Violation Duques Hall 02/06/13 […]

Jaggar DeMarco: Mandate a business course for non-business students

At colleges and universities across the country, business is emerging as one of the most popular majors. But there’s been a campus dialogue as to whether or not business students are getting a well-rounded education. As a result, GW has begun to rethink the business school curriculum and will consider offering a Bachelor of Science […]