February 28, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 45

Stories from the February 28, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 02/19/13 – 9:19 p.m. Gelman Library Case closedUniversity Police Department officers responded to reports of an elderly man taking multiple photographs of female students. During the encounter, the subject began to yell at responding officers. Gelman staff said they have had issues with the man in the past. Subject barred from campus Assault […]

Rental sales increase at GW bookstore

Correction Appended The GW bookstore saw a 5 percent jump in rental sales this year, even as it continues to compete with cheaper online sellers. Store manager Bob Blake called the rental program “a huge success,” comprising 28 percent of total textbook transactions. Textbook purchases and rentals make up the bulk of the store’s sales, […]

Patrons to take home pub mementos

Before Froggy Bottom Pub relocates in April, owner Hien Bui said she will hand off pieces of its history – signs for pho and pizza, cricket scoreboards and postcards – to the patrons she’s grown close to over the last 13 years. Before the campus landmark moves to 2021 K St. Bui will auction off […]

Staff Editorial: Open communication is key for future deans

Former law school Dean Paul Schiff Berman was an innovative leader. He quickly established new student-oriented programs – like the Inns of Court – and worked to tailor legal education to fit students’ specific interests and career goals. But he failed to garner faculty support, and his tenure ended after a mere 18 months, at […]

Fraternities debate open recruitment

Fraternity leaders will spend the next few weeks considering how much to overhaul the formal rush process to draw more men into Greek life. The Interfraternity Council charged chapter presidents Monday with planning changes to GW’s recruitment, officially bringing it in line with national policies that allow chapters to give out bids 365 days a […]

Calendar

Monday LGBT Film View a movie screening as part of a series entitled ‘ACTING UP: Queer Film and Video in the Time of AIDS.’ School of Media and Public Affairs – 6 p.m. Friday Student Leadership Symposium Attend the eighth-annual symposium and pick up tips to empower yourself and strengthen your leadership skills. Marvin Center […]