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.


Monday Washington’s Impact Still in the mood to celebrate George Washington’s birthday? Join a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian to hear about the first president’s life and legacy. Marvin Center, Continental Ballroom – 4 p.m. Tuesday Drug War Journalism Join journalists from the Pulitzer Center for a panel discussion on getting the story and staying alive. Jack […]

Law student remembered as ‘a star’

John Hroncich was the kind of person who would run after a car and write down its license plate number because it drove away after hitting a friend’s car. He could sit down at a restaurant, strike up a conversation with strangers and exchange Facebook information after 15 minutes. Friends said he seemed to bounce […]

GW offers $4 million in neighbor perks

The University will face the D.C. Zoning Commission Monday for final approval to construct an office building along Pennsylvania Avenue, offering a $4.1 million benefits package to appease neighbors. The Square 75A construction project, which will demolish a block of buildings and townhouses, has drawn criticism from locals, even as GW puts forward community perks […]

Details under wraps for dean search

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences dean search committee is keeping the names of six finalists under wraps, after months of saying the final leg of the search would be open and transparent. The committee, along with Provost Steven Lerman, made the decision Thursday not to disclose the names of the final dean candidates, […]

GW taps seniors to grow fundraising base

The Class of 2013 is donating back to GW at a record pace this year, the fundraising office announced Friday, with donations on track to double the class gift from four years ago. A quarter of this year’s senior class so far has pledged to give back – up 15 percent from the same time […]

Law faculty plotted to oust dean

Faculty say they launched a near coup to remove the former dean of the GW Law School, who unexpectedly announced last fall he would resign after holding the position for just 18 months. Related Stories Columbian College leader to step down Business school dean met with faculty strife CPS dean resigns, assumes new role Paul […]

Women’s basketball clinches A-10 bid with win over St. Bonaventure

The Colonials clinched a spot in the Atlantic 10 championship Sunday afternoon with a 57-52 win over St. Bonaventure. It was a valuable victory – one in which the team maintained a solid rebounding advantage and stopping transition scoring. Coming off a two-game losing streak, the Colonials (12-14, 6-6) entered the Smith Center replenished with […]