Food trucks must display their health certificates, food handler licenses and mobile vending licenses at all times, or they could face suspension.
October 21, 2013
Volume 110, Issue 14
Stories from the October 21, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Shortly after Laurie Koehler took charge of the University’s admissions and financial aid offices three months ago, she realized that GW was misleading prospective students about how it decided its freshman class. That discrepancy came to light Monday, when a Hatchet report spread nationally and the University’s plans to quietly change years of misleading marketing fell to pieces.
Need-aware policies are increasingly common among elite colleges facing flat endowments and rising demands for aid in the wake of the recession.
Two faculty committees will spend this year shaping interdisciplinary research centers on food and global economics – creations that administrators hope will help lure top scholars and fundraising dollars.
Connect officers, donning green pins on their uniforms, have so far teamed up with student organizations like Allied in Pride, the University’s largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender group.
The decision of whether to make evaluations public – and how deeply they are reviewed – lies with GW’s department chairs, many of whom disagree on whether or not they should be shared with students.
We accepted a need-blind framework, and it turns out it was a lie. This forces the question: What other blind faith do we place in GW’s leaders everyday?
Deciding where to apply to college is nerve-wracking. It’s typically the single biggest decision a 17-year-old has ever made. That’s why the admissions and financial aid processes demand complete transparency.
Knapp acknowledged for the first time in an email Tuesday that admissions officials misled prospective students and their families when GW said for years that it did not factor financial need into admissions decisions.
This was a blatant case of false advertising. But all I could do was sigh and shake my head as though my dog had just pissed on the carpet again.