GW’s chief information officer said while computer engineers are steadily improving defense systems, the attacks are tougher to fight and require swifter action against small threats before they escalate into larger-scale problems for the server.
August 22, 2013
Volume 110, Issue 4
Stories from the August 22, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The University lost about $80,000 in federal work study money this year because of huge federal spending cuts, but averted the nearly 10 percent cut predicted by financial aid experts earlier this year.
After Marina Streznewski helped organize a local coalition of more than two dozen neighbors, who all had gripes about student behavior off campus, GW responded with plans to better control students.
Students will return this fall to a University that botched new policy proposals for students living off-campus by creating new regulations that treat 21-year-olds as children and unfairly target Greek life organizations.
“Yes, Washington is a ‘real city,’ but This Town is a state of belonging, a status and a commodity,” wrote New York Times Magazine chief national correspondent Mark Leibovich in his new book, “This Town.” In the salacious best seller, Leibovich paints a damning picture of the District as a home for mercenaries disguised as […]
American students should also work to increase their fluency in international affairs and global cultures, but at the very least, we have a responsibility to know our own history. A course in the subject would help. If we’re really going to deserve our top political title, we have to earn it.
Unlike last year, the Colonials now have a strong core of 15 returning players, including eight starters from last year. Last season, several freshmen were forced to step up, perhaps before they were ready, because of injuries to veteran players.
The women’s soccer team did not secure its first conference win last season until its final game, a 4-1 defeat of Saint Louis. It was a nice ending to a dreadful season, where GW failed to earn an Atlantic 10 tournament spot. GW will begin this season though with renewed confidence, despite losing its top […]
When Banton entered the sprawling green campgrounds of Camp Manidokan in Knoxville, Md – complete with ropes courses in an expansive woods, cabins and paths to the Potomac River – she expected her experience as a companion counselor to children with cancer would be “meaningful.”
Shockingly, there are nighttime activities besides clubbing during welcome week. Take advantage of what the District has to offer before schedules fill up and classes take over.