April 22, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 57

Stories from the April 22, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Students, alumni ease tension in neighborhood politics

The three newest members of the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission are all students, which locals say has helped diffuse historic tension with GW. Relations between permanent residents and the University have been rocky over the years, as many neighbors have complained about campus expansion, student noise and trash. But local representatives […]

Behind O’Brien’s complete game, GW picks up series win

BRONX, N.Y. – The first pitch was eight minutes away. Freshman Max Kaplow was scheduled to take the mound, and lineups were already announced. But just before the n3ational anthem, former Fordham Prep high school star Kenny O’Brien, now a GW senior, got the call to start his first game in two years. O’Brien had […]

Students negotiate more dorm space

In a compromise between student leaders and administrators, the University scrapped a plan to move package services into the “superdorm,” instead allocating tens of thousands of square feet to student meeting rooms and practice space. The 12-story residence hall, which will sit between H and I streets along 21st and 22nd streets, will feature couches […]

Public health school construction delayed

Classes in the new School of Public Health and Health Service building will begin a semester later than expected after construction hit several snags. Faculty will be unable to move into their offices in the $75 million building, which sits near Washington Circle, until next year’s spring break. Classrooms will open for summer 2014 – […]

Hiring drops off for recent graduates

Hiring of new college graduates is slowing down more than any time since the recession, though most employers are still gunning for students in business or technical fields, according to a national report released Thursday. Companies that are part of National Association of Colleges and Employers survey plan to hire 2.1 percent more new college […]