September 9, 2013
Volume 110, Issue 8
Stories from the September 9, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The University launched a digital humanities institute last week, which a pair of English professors hope will help modernize the humanities at GW.
Doug Guthrie argued that administrators went back on their vow to invest in the School of Business to help raise its ranking, and started viewing it as a “cash cow” instead.
The comedy premiered this spring on GWTV, showcasing the experiences of Alex, a girl, and Sam, a guy, who are placed in gender neutral housing due to their gender-ambiguous names. As Sam starts to fall for Alex, he pretends to be gay to stay in the most coveted dorm on campus.
The University will test a new transition this fall. And if it works, it could help the University avoid the serious financial and public relations consequences that have come with the latest cluster of derailed deanships.
Tara Pereira, who addresses sexual harassment and discrimination at GW, said she will hold workshops about how to prevent and recognize instances of sexual violence, outlining possible scenarios they could face as students or athletes.
GW is fighting back against a claim that a University Police Department officer discriminated against and assaulted a housekeeping worker, who sued GW last year for more than $1.3 million.
Members of the GW Progressive Students Union presented Gray, an alumnus, with tens of thousands of signatures in support of the Large Retailer Accountability Act. The mayor will either sign or veto the legislation this week, though Gray’s top aides have blasted it as a “job killer.”