August 29, 2013

Volume 110, Issue 6

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

Ryan Carey Mahoney: Tiptoeing around race at GW

At the corner of 22nd and H streets lies a bronze plaque that passersby often overlook. In fact, many don’t even know it exists. The plaque honors abolitionist Leonard A. Grimes, whose house – which was at one point on our campus – was one of many stops on the underground railroad during the 19th […]

Op-Ed: The unintended consequences of Obama’s education proposal

If you’re a student, you know that there’s a crisis in higher education. College tuition has increased 12-fold since 1978, and students are burdened by more than $1 trillion in student loan debt. Even though President Barack Obama introduced a plan last week to add value to higher education, his proposal won’t address the core […]

Senior goalkeeper fights back after beating injury odds

As she was carried off the field by her teammates, Ulrick knew she was injured, but did not yet know the extent. After the eventual 2-0 loss in what was just Ulrick’s third game starting in goal for GW, she learned she had torn her ACL – just like she had in high school.

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An All-American hits the volleyball court

Emily Clemens is one of GW’s best recruits in the program’s history. Clemens is a complete player, and a key piece to the Colonials’ success this season, women’s volleyball head coach Amanda Ault said.

Thai Place to move in early 2014

Thai Place, the popular Pennsylvania Avenue restaurant, will begin construction on its new L Street location next month. The 4,000-square-foot restaurant will be housed at 2101 L St. and is slated for completion in early 2014. The new location will include a full bar and a 50-seat outdoor patio space, giving Thai Place a more […]