April 15, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 55

Stories from the April 15, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Freshmen Colonials shine on women’s tennis Senior Day

It was, at once, a day that captured a snapshot of where the women’s tennis program has been and what it will become. After a ceremony honoring outgoing seniors, strong play from the Colonials’ freshmen was instrumental in capturing a 4-3 victory over Atlantic-10 foe Fordham Saturday afternoon. Before the competition got underway, seniors Mimi […]

GW opens up summer programs to international students

GW will sponsor the visas of non-degree international students to take courses on campus for the first time this summer, feeding more foreign students into the University to produce about $250,000 in revenue. The programs for non-GW and high school students will increase the University’s name recognition, attracting more foreign students, Associate Provost for International […]

Women’s lacrosse team falls in final home match

After 27 minutes of several turnovers, fouls and ground balls in the second half of Sunday’s game, the Colonials finally netted a goal, cutting Duquesne’s lead to one. But the rally was short-lived. The Dukes were able to hold off the Colonials over the final three minutes, and GW ultimately fell 6-5 to its Atlantic […]

Swelling enrollment threatens merger of local schools

A local school that recently avoided closure because of a city-planned merger may not have room to accept more students as planned because of enrollment boosts. The city allowed Francis-Stevens Education Campus, a pre-kindergarten through eighth grade school, to stay open in January after it was slated as a satellite campus for the School Without […]