Manouchehr Mokhtarinava, who has dished out soft pretzels and hot dogs to GW students for 28 years, said his business was ruined by allegations that he forcibly kissed and hugged a 19-year-old woman last April.
October 7, 2013
Volume 110, Issue 12
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Provost Steven Lerman announced last week that a committee of professors with experience in China will help decide GW’s future strategy there, more than two years after former GW School of Business Dean Doug Guthrie’s work led the University to aggressively pursue programs in the country.
The members of the Westboro Baptist Church are just trolls, subsisting on the attention we pay them with our honorable – but misplaced – urge to tell them exactly how much they suck.
GW Law School alumnus Craig Calcaterra has already made his mark on the sportswriting industry, winning the 2012 Joe Posnanski Award, given out by the Baseball Bloggers Alliance to the top internet baseball writer of the year. The Hatchet talked to Calcaterra about sports, law and steroids.
Aggressive words trumpeted by the fringe group have hurt people in the past, and they could hurt people here, especially those still coming to terms with their sexuality.
Mark Levine, a senior associate dean who oversees student wellness, said it would be too costly to move Student Health Service out of its 2021 K Street location. And with no alternative spaces, he said it would be “favorable” to renew the lease until at least 2020.
An outside company will judge the effectiveness and appeal of a GW visit to help lure more top students to campus.
A group of Student Association senators will seek approval Monday to launch the University’s first-ever independent study of hazing. Researchers would poll about a quarter of the undergraduate student population in an online survey to capture the campus climate on hazing.
Keith Greene, vice president of career services at the GW Alumni Association, said the organization has been reaching out to alumni who were ignored before GW had a strong development and alumni relations team.