For undergraduates securing their diplomas this week, their four-year journey began with one question: “Why GW?” Answer that application question with gusto, decisiveness and political acumen, and students could follow a graduation path ending in the shadow of the Washington Monument. But for too many students, that journey also ends with piles of debt. And […]
May 13, 2013
Volume 110, Issue 1
Stories from the May 13, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Students hoped that University administrators would reconsider its mandatory health insurance plan, which cost students at least $2,800 a year and was difficult to navigate when problems arose. Two deans overseeing the requirement mandated the plan.
Under the new rules, just a few food trucks would be allowed to park on campus, with trucks competing in a lottery each month.
Pop superstar Lady Gaga has been a top contender for GW’s Commencement speaker in recent years, a top administrator said last week.
Faculty and administrators have sounded alarms about the pace in which GW is adding top leaders to its payroll.
Media Credit: Delaney Walsh | Photo Editor Scheherazade Rehman, the new chair of the Faculty Senate executive committee, said the faculty advisory group will look to build closer ties with administrators. An administrative insider has been picked to lead the Faculty Senate, bringing with her a background that she said will allow for more collaboration […]
Cost of care at GW Hospital outpaced other D.C. hospitals, according to a government report released last week.
Words matter. And they are especially important when etched into University policy that affects the safety and security of thousands of students, professors and staffers. An 8,000-word sexual assault policy is the most recent string of words that holds this kind of influence. And in a Faculty Senate meeting Friday, professors scrutinized its wording, unfairly […]
The University’s disciplinary arm last week absorbed the University’s cheating and plagiarism office – a move that administrators say will raise the profile of the University’s code of academic integrity.
A former student has planned a protest that would bring rifle-slinging protesters to the National Mall this summer – which he has acknowledged will likely lead to his arrest.