February 25, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 44

Stories from the February 25, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Make our namesake’s birthday a tradition

Clarification appended GW is an urban school largely devoid of tradition – with the exception that students rub the nose of our unofficial mascot, a hippo. And when GW celebrated its namesake’s 281st birthday this weekend, most students were completely uninvolved in any type of celebration, which is a shame. The University honored its namesake […]

Amanda Uhme: ‘Love Your Body Week’

More than 30 million Americans struggle with eating disorders throughout their lifetimes, according to the National Eating Disorders Association. Eating disorders vary in shape, size, origin and manifestation. At GW, students do not have to find a solution for eating disorders alone. This year’s Love Your Body Week, from Feb. 25 to March 2, has […]

Women’s lacrosse team can’t answer Denver offense

The Colonials never backed down against a strong Denver team, but they couldn’t compete with the Pioneers’ firepower Friday afternoon. GW ultimately fell to the Pioneers 17-6. The team struggled at the net from the start. Just 40 seconds into the game, a Denver foul gave Colonial senior Nicole Lacey a free position attempt and […]

Swimming sets records at A-10 championship

Freshman Oliver Keegan shattered an Atlantic 10 record Saturday in the 200-yard fly, earning his first gold medal at the Atlantic 10 Championships in Geneva, Ohio. Keegan made three trips to the podium during four days of competition, helping to lead GW to a fourth-place finish overall. For a team that placed sixth out of […]

Fellowship targets top corporate women

She was named one of the most influential women in Spain, but Isabel Linares still wants to learn how to become a better business leader. Linares and 14 others came to campus for the first time Thursday for the GW School of Business’ “On the Board” fellowship program, which offers intensive training sessions in corporate […]