November 18, 2013

Volume 110, Issue 18

Stories from the November 18, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Counseling director: GW must consider student privacy when relocating center

As GW searches over the next year for a new University Counseling Center location, the head of that office said Thursday that the new spot must strike a balance between accessibility and anonymity. UCC director Silvio Weisner said his top priority is keeping concealed the identities of students who seek counseling. The University announced three […]

Freshman crafts makeup tips for 18,000 people

In her time between classes, friends and work, Garsia has uploaded nearly 300 videos over the past four-and-a-half years to her YouTube channel ‘Smilecuzurhappy,’ a hobby that transitioned into a part-time job when she partnered with YouTube in 2011 and YouTube beauty network Stylehaul six months later.

Student staffers help ‘expand missions’ of local nonprofits

On top of helping to serve meals and run job trainings for some of Columbia Heights’ poorest residents each week, senior Max Steininger also coordinates student volunteers. Steininger, who works at the homeless prevention group Thrive D.C., is learning the “logistical side of non-profit work” as one of 10 student leaders who work for a […]

Foggy Bottom school with storied past awaits new life

The historic elementary school, closed since 2008, sits idly between 21st and K streets with a faded white brick facade and playground enclosed behind a chain-link fence. It was the city’s first public school for black children, nurturing generations of Jarvis’ family since her grandmother attended more than 120 years ago.