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.

A year of firsts for the Colonials under Jonathan Tsipis

When GW recruited graduate student forward Tara Booker in 2008, she remembers watching in awe as her future team soared to impressive heights. After tallying a 12-2 Atlantic 10 record, the 2007-08 Colonials earned a trip to the NCAA tournament. Once there, they made quick work of Auburn, then Cal, and ultimately ended their season […]

GW to help strategize for area’s retail growth

The University has teamed up with local business and community organizations to collaborate on Foggy Bottom’s retail development over the next five years. Greg Snyder, treasurer for the Foggy Bottom Association who helped ink the agreement, said the partnership aims to support current businesses in the area and attract new retailers that complement existing ones […]


Thursday LGBT Alumni Join a panel of alumni as they discuss their experiences of coming out in the workplace or in graduate school. Alumni House – 6:30 p.m. Friday Austerity and the Euro Crisis Hear from a Johns Hopkins professor about the struggle to solve the European debt crisis. 1957 E St., Suite 412 – […]

Letter to the editor

The National Failure of Student Discipline Codes The recent anxiety generated by GW and its campus police, as referenced in the staff editorial “Students shouldn’t be left in the dark” (March 7, p. 4), when rumors swirled about room searches, is the only result that can be expected given the state of university student rights […]

Hands-on law clinics expand as legal jobs wane

Cleveland Fairchild, a third-year law student, learned Tuesday that an African immigrant he guided through legal applications and interviews at no cost had been granted asylum by a federal judge. And gaining those skills could just help Fairchild find a job as employers search for law school graduates who can jump into legal practice. He […]

District Sound

A smooth-tongued rapper, a gregarious, visceral rock group and a violin virtuoso top the must-see list at this year’s Sweetlife Music Festival.

Storming the court for marriage

Hundreds stood steps away from the nation’s most powerful decision-makers as they heard oral arguments surrounding same-sex marriage – a top issue for young Americans and many GW students.

Lonergan, GW continue to carve identity

The Colonials’ bus was easy to pick out on a cold February night as it traveled back to D.C. from Richmond, Va. As it drove on the highway on the way back to the Smith Center, streetlights and passing cars illuminated its white sides and large GW logos. But it wasn’t until you looked inside […]