April 29, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 59

Stories from the April 29, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

‘Manouch’ accused of sexual abuse

The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a sexual abuse allegation brought against the hot dog vendor who famously serves late-night snacks on 21st Street. A 19-year-old woman said Manouchehr Nava, known to customers as “Manouch,” hugged and kissed her three times the night of April 20. She said she was unsure whether Nava touched her […]

GW struggles to move past tuition reliance

The University depended on tuition for about 62 percent of revenue last fiscal year, an increase over the past four years that heightens the urgency to bolster endowment, research and fundraising. GW’s reliance on tuition revenue is second-highest among the 14 schools GW calls its peers, according to a Hatchet analysis. Administrators will have little […]

The half-billion dollar campus

After D.C. approved an expansive campus plan in 2007, GW has erected and renovated academic buildings, residence halls and commercial properties, swelling debt nearly 80 percent to about $1.4 billion – slightly topping the University’s endowment.

Colonials’ pitching worn down by tumultuous weekend

There was no extra-inning drama in Harrisonburg on Sunday, no nail-biting finish to cap off the Colonials’ final non-conference series of the season. Nor was there a continuation of the solid pitching that pushed GW to near victory in game one and complete victory in game two. Instead, in game three, the Colonials (16-28, 7-8 […]