Members of multicultural Greek organizations have for years felt like outsiders on campus as low membership, unique traditions and a wide variety of leadership structures across each group have kept them separate from more well-known social sororities and fraternities on campus.
April 7, 2014
Volume 110, Issue 32
Stories from the April 7, 2014 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The 27-year-old announced last week his intentions to run for New Jersey’s 1st congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives, after Rob Andrews, D-NJ, resigned in February in the midst of an ethics investigation.
The Faculty Senate will consider a resolution to encourage professors to share course syllabi before students register for classes this week.
Commencement speakers: Milken to speak at public health school, Apple’s general counsel at law school
We know that José Andrés will deliver the University-wide Commencement speech and senior Gabe Felder will take the National Mall stage as the student speaker. But who can you expect to speak at each college’s ceremony?
The cash that will pour into GW’s public health research as part of the $80 million gift collected last month comes at an opportune time for professors trying to win grants from cost-conscious federal agencies.
One of senior Gave Felder’s last one-on-one moments with his father, who was one of nine people killed in a shooting in August 2010 at the Manchester, Conn. warehouse where he worked, will inspire his Commencement speech.
Sixty-one percent of undergraduate economics courses were taught by full-time faculty this year, down from 75 percent five years ago. Several full-time professors blamed adjuncts for students being underprepared for upper-level courses, in part because being rehired the next year is determined mainly by student reviews.
If you’re not exactly Jay Sean’s No. 1 fan or want to escape the hordes of drunken GW students who will crowd University Yard on Saturday, there are plenty of other events outside Foggy Bottom to check out. Here are a few highlights from across the city.
Banking on the idea that plenty of other people traveling between the two cities want a new way to get there – and are sick of wasting valuable Netflix time fidgeting with spotty MegaBus Wi-Fi – Seligman will launch a new high-end transportation service from D.C. to New York on Friday.
Northern California-based Peet’s Coffee & Tea took over the space formerly occupied by Minnesota favorite Caribou Coffee at 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue on Monday.