March 28, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 50

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

Fewer upperclassmen apply for campus housing

All upperclassmen applicants for campus housing nabbed a spot in residence halls next fall, the first time in nearly a decade that juniors and seniors stayed off the waitlist. The University must still place about 120 rising sophomores – who are required to live on campus – into rooms. That figure is about the same […]

Top officials to scrutinize global undergraduate program

After more than a year of planning, administrators will consider next month whether to go through with a much-hyped global program that would split undergraduates’ four years across three continents. The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences program, which would take students from D.C. to China and France, could elevate the University’s international reputation. The […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation Francis Scott Key Hall 03/16/13 – 1:22 a.m. Case closedThe University Police Department received a report of a suspicious odor and conducted an administrative search. The search yielded alcohol, drug paraphernalia and several ounces of marijuana. One male student was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute.Subject arrested Unlawful Entry […]

David Ellis: Tailor freshman advising to interests

Everyone knows about the $275 million Science and Engineering Hall project. The massive hole at 22 and H streets is nearly impossible to miss. But there’s a less obvious perk that engineering students already enjoy: functional academic advising. The School of Engineering and Applied Science assigns academic advisers to students based on their declared or […]

Student force behind D.C. drug amnesty law

Near collapse. Stuck inside his run-down home in Washington state, Jason felt the walls closing in as his father’s heroin addiction threatened to ruin both of their lives. As a senior in high school, he moved into his best friend’s spare room at college. Five years later, that friend, GW graduate student Kellen Russoniello, began […]