February 21, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 43

Stories from the February 21, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Men’s basketball rebounds with victory over Fordham

Yes, the Colonials walked away with a win against Fordham Wednesday night, but it was a victory marred by frustration. GW went just 17-for-37 from the line, a 45.9 free throw percentage that was its second-worst of the season. Shot after shot clanged off the rim, ricocheted off the glass, or – at the worst […]

Hotel opens on campus after a month of delays

The Courtyard Marriott hotel on 20th and E streets welcomed its first guests this week, after more than two years of construction that rattled neighbors and nearby student residents. Devin Denoncourt, the general manager, said the $28 million hotel faced holdups in the fall and again in January, putting off its projected opening until after […]

Staff Editorial: A chance for GW English to stand out

In the past decade, the University has demonstrated a commitment to improving academics by hiring a president from Johns Hopkins University and a provost from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Universities like Harvard will always be acclaimed and revered by virtue of their prestigious history. But for other academic institutions looking to distinguish themselves among […]

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Thursday Arabs in Post-9/11 Media Join a discussion on positive imagery of Arabs and Muslims in the media and the impact on the United States’ image as a global power. 1957 E St., Room 113 – 5 p.m. Friday GW Bonfire Come enjoy music, drink and s’mores to celebrate George Washington’s birthday with the University […]

Business school to add ‘big data’ degree

The GW School of Business will help students analyze mammoth troves of digital data and take advantage of job openings worldwide when it launches a graduate program in business analytics next fall. The 10-month program is the school’s biggest jump into an arena known as “big data,” which has caught fire across business, engineering and […]