January 21, 2014

Volume 110, Issue 22

Stories from the January 21, 2014 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Snapshot

Media Credit: Samuel Klein | Photo Editor Members from the People’s Community Baptist Church in Silver Spring, Md. sing in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial in honor of his birthday Monday. Visitors also laid a ceremonial wreath and held a moment of silence in honor of the civil rights leader.

Admissions office opens more doors for transfer students

GW’s admissions office is now looking more closely at transfer students who are already halfway through completing their degrees and often come from low-income backgrounds. The University added an admissions position this year to reshape its transfer strategy, which will support the University’s goal to “reach out more aggressively to academically talented community college students.”