March 7, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 47

Stories from the March 7, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Students shouldn’t be left in the dark

Rumors percolated around campus Monday evening that the University Police officers inspected Ivory Tower, Potomac House, Thurston, Fulbright, Munson and Madison halls, Townhouse Row and The West End. But that didn’t happen. At least not in its entirety. The truth is, UPD only conducted inspections in two residence halls. In the Alpha Epsilon Pi townhouse […]

Bar Bro: The two sides of dives

The Bar Bro brings you the best dives in the District. He isn’t classless – just low-class. During a fresh-air – or really, smoke – break on a bar patio this weekend, my friends and I stood around a tall, metallic space heater chatting with a man who was clearly from out of town. Media […]

Officers call Monday searches ‘routine’

The University’s top safety officials said searches of several residence halls across campus Monday were regular, scheduled inspections that led to drug and alcohol busts in a Greek townhouse, and happened to overlap with another in Thurston Hall. Officers found marijuana and alcohol Monday during “routine” health and safety inspections at the Alpha Episilon Pi […]

UPD, not EMTs, call shots for alcohol transports

The power to send intoxicated students to the hospital rests with emergency responders at other colleges – not campus police, as is the case at GW, according to a Hatchet analysis. University Police officers, who are certified in first aid and CPR, make the final call to send students to GW Hospital after field sobriety […]

Public feedback, one swipe away

Funneling into a spare Duques room for a seven-hour beer- and pizza-fueled brainstorming session, an assembly of graduate students scribbled notes on whiteboards, vigorously vetting out each other’s ideas. With a month to go before their May 2012 graduation from the GW School of Business, the five friends were determined to release a product to […]

Law student died from lethal mix of heroin, Adderall

The 24-year-old law student who was found dead in his New Jersey home Dec. 20 died from an accidental overdose of heroin and Adderall, according to the state’s medical examiner. Third-year law student John Hroncich died from “acute intoxication due to the combined toxic effects of heroin and amphetamine,” more specifically Adderall. Adderall is legally […]