April 14, 2014

Volume 110, Issue 33

Stories from the April 14, 2014 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Justin Peligri: Why we need trigger warnings on syllabi

If you’ve ever read a controversial article online, you’ve likely stumbled across a “trigger warning.” These precautionary disclaimers typically explain that the article’s content contains a traumatic subject, such as sexual violence.

Snapshot

Media Credit: Nicole Radivilov Aaron Carter, whose songs “I Want Candy” and “Aaron’s Party” became anthems of the early 2000s, performs at the National Cherry Blossom Festival on Saturday. The parade stretched about 10 blocks along Constitution Avenue and drew thousands of spectators.

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation Fulbright Hall 4/6/14 – 4:52 p.m. Case closed The University Police Department discovered a male student smoking marijuana in the basement with other drug paraphernalia in his possession. An administrative search of his room revealed additional drug paraphernalia. – Referred for disciplinary action Drug Law Violation Thurston Hall 4/6/14 – 6:51 p.m. […]

Calendar

Monday, April 14 Talk with Law School Dean Law School Dean Gregory Maggs will discuss admissions, law school life and career options in a talk hosted by the Pre-Law Student Association. 7:30 p.m. Marvin Center Wednesday, April 16 29th Annual Excellence in Student Life Awards The ceremony will honor students and student groups with awards […]