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.

Colonials win streak snapped after loss to Rams

Despite a dominant second half, ending the game on a furious 16-3 run, GW couldn’t overcome a stagnant first half Wednesday afternoon. The Colonials fell at Fordham 66-56, snapping a three-game win streak. Head coach Jonathan Tsipis blamed the team’s slow-moving offense, saying that it put the team in a hole before the break that […]

GW: Why do students transfer out?

Reuben Wilson came to GW to study photography, but he left after a year and a half of classes. And GW will never know why. Wilson, who is now enrolled at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, said GW’s photography classes were rudimentary, re-teaching him skills he learned in high school. He said he […]

Professional chefs set the tone at local soup kitchen

At 5:15 a.m., Steve Badt opens up the doors and starts stirring pots and sprinkling seasonings with two other chefs as they cook breakfast, lunch and dinner for just $1 per plate. They prepare for the first of 300 guests to arrive by 6:30 a.m. at one of D.C.’s most prominent soup kitchens. Located on […]

Junior vies to be fourth female SA president

The first female in four years is vying for the Student Association’s top spot, pledging to improve career services and continue the student space fight. SA Vice President of Public Affairs Julia Susuni said she would push for better alumni-student programs in career services, put Trader Joe’s on GWorld and create an interdisciplinary leadership minor. […]

District technology plan will target GW students

The University could be a player in Mayor Vincent Gray’s vision to make D.C. the leading technology center on the East coast. The city launched a new economic development project last week, reaching out to local universities to participate in a coalition of entrepreneurs, investors and fund promising startups. The project, called 1776, will bring […]

Calendar

Thursday Russia’s Korean Reach Come listen to a presentation by a Korean National Defense professor on Russian-Korean relations and the extent of Russian influence in the region. 1957 E Street Suite 412 – 4 p.m. Friday Public policy career Join the head of the Federal Trade Commission in an informal lunch setting in a discussion […]

Computer science program enrollment surges

Correction appended Graduate enrollment in the computer science department has escalated 48 percent over the last four years, leveraging perfect job placement rates and the field’s rising profile. The groundswell expanded the department from 284 to 420 students since 2009, popping up degree programs in cybersecurity, revitalizing international recruitment efforts and hiring 10 new professors. […]