August 26, 2013
Volume 110, Issue 5
Stories from the August 26, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Higher education experts are casting doubt on the Obama administration’s highly publicized proposal last week to link financial aid funds to colleges’ academic performances.
Carl McArthur, a mechanic who has worked at GW for nearly three decades, accused his supervisor Robert Oakley of discrimination against black employees and repeatedly foiling his chances for promotion.
The latest administrative debacle to hit GW, which unfolded last week, becomes more disgraceful with each thread you untangle. The GW School of Business’ $13 million of overspending last year forced a budget standoff between Dean Doug Guthrie and Provost Steven Lerman to decide next year’s spending limit. To break the stalemate, the University kicked […]
More than 1,000 colleges now prohibit smokers from lighting up in campus spaces, though most administrations, including GW’s, stress that they’re seeking to create a “culture change” through peer education rather than punitive measures.
One month after GW banned smoking on campus, University employees most impacted by the policy say they have been told little about how it will be enforced.
The University raised $103 million over the last fiscal year, a 14 percent decline from last year’s record fundraising haul, which included one of the biggest gifts in GW’s history.
On the surface, it would seem like many GW students would support decriminalization. But enacting looser laws on marijuana use in the District would have serious economic and social consequences.
Monday, Aug. 26 Librarypalooza If you haven’t checked out the new Gelman Library entrance, there’s no better incentive than free barbecue. Noon to 2 p.m. Gelman Library Student Performance Showcase Watch student theater, dance and a capella groups perform at their first event of the year. Stop by Kogan Plaza after the show for free […]
The “Bill of Rights” promises that the University will provide a clean room before a resident arrives and will respond to FIXit requests “within a reasonable time,” giving priority to emergencies.