April 4, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 52

Stories from the April 4, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sorority leaders pitch event attendance policy

Sorority leadership is pushing forward the first ever attendance policy for community-wide events to address lackluster participation at programs this year. Chapter presidents will vote next week on bylaw changes that would require at least 10 percent of chapter members to participate in events sponsored by the Panhellenic Association starting next fall. Under the current […]

Students with dual majors decline

Senior Sammy Wong will graduate in May with an unlikely combination of skills after double majoring in environmental studies and dance. He is among the 13 percent of GW students in recent years who have pursued two majors, recently released data show. That figure falls below the rate at top universities nationwide, according to a […]

Three halls add 24-hour security

The University has added 24-hour security to at least three residence halls following a string of daytime burglaries this semester. Security staff are monitoring access day and night at Ivory Tower, Fulbright and JBKO halls, the halls that saw at least 10 thefts of electronics in January. Previously, guards only monitored building entrances at night. […]

GW grows relationship with China with business forum

The University is adding another partnership to its growing number of ties in China, teaming up with Fortune magazine to present a global business forum in the country this summer. The Fortune Global Forum will bring together business leaders in June to discuss international economic and political issues in Chengdu, China. GW will be the […]

Softball team defeated by flurry of Towson scoring

Last season, the Colonials picked up a dramatic 6-5 comeback win over Towson. But GW (11-17) was unable to repeat that achievement Tuesday, falling 10-0 at the hands of the Tigers in only five innings. Coming off a three-game sweep in Delaware, the Tigers were playing with confidence, dealing the Colonials with their 17th loss […]

Kromah to transfer

Senior guard Lasan Kromah will transfer from the Colonials next season, likely an unexpected and unwelcome blow for head coach Mike Lonergan. As a graduate student transfer, Kromah will be eligible to play right away at any program he chooses to join. Lonergan told The Hatchet last week that he envisioned Kromah as a starter […]

GW programs compete online for donor dollars

Clarification appended The University’s fundraising office launched an online competition for almost two dozen GW programs Monday, in which an alumnus will donate up to $20,000 to the winning group. The online crowdsourcing challenge, called GW High 5 after its “raise high” spirit campaign, will dole out a total of $39,000 to the five groups […]

Crime Log

Theft Virginia Science and Technology – Campus Date and time unknown – Open case A staff member reported a large TV missing on March 26. The TV, which the University rented, has since been recovered, but the search for a suspect is ongoing. Destruction Old Main Garage – Date and time unknown – Case closed […]