I am about to head home after spending five months in Dublin. Studying abroad has brought new friends, unforgettable sight-seeing and, of course, a lot of Guinness. But it has also brought plenty of financial stress. Several times a month, I found myself anxiously checking my bank balance, particularly before buying tickets to a theater […]
May 20, 2013
Volume 110, Issue 2
Stories from the May 20, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
This new world sucks. But there are also many things about it that don’t.
In self-deprecating fashion, the award-winning actress and 1998 alumna spoke to graduates as their peer, pushing them to take a leap into unexpected and intimidating situations
The University’s new sexual assault policy, which will be enforced for the first time this month, puts a two-year limit on when victims can file formal complaints, setting GW apart from at least 50 other schools that lack restrictions.
The student speaker at the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences’s second graduation ceremony Saturday spent his few minutes at the podium to decry campus dining administrators for their allegedly illegal firing of a 25-year employee
Low interest rates are easing the $275 million funding burden for the Science and Engineering Hall, allowing GW to rely less heavily on fundraising and government dollars to complete construction of its largest academic building. The good financial news comes as GW struggles to lure donors to fund the building’s construction costs and as federal […]
Dorm fronts once crowded with students, Sperrys and fraternity corner cookouts are barren come the end of May. All of those absences leave me with this question: What does Foggy Bottom miss most when it’s missing us?
Head coach Gregg Ritchie’s squad has used a combination of small-ball offense and clutch pitching to rebound from a rough start.
Hundreds of books burst from shelves, congest boxes and compress the five worn, mismatched seats in professor Dewey Wallace’s 2106 G St. office. Some chronicle Wallace’s speciality, Christian history. Others focus on contemporary theology or era-specific religious studies. His post-retirement plans, then, are not surprising: “No big, dramatic plans,” Wallace said. “Just catching up on […]
The Colonials now hold a 15-9 conference record, a remarkable four-place jump into the fifth spot of the playoff standings. They will face fourth-seeded Xavier in Charlotte, N.C. Wednesday.