August 21, 2014

Volume 111, Issue 5

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

Dispatches from the summer crime log

Assault 2112 F St. 5/9/14 – 11:18 a.m. Case closed A woman reported that a man had struck her with the butt of a pistol in an office building next to The Dakota. She suffered a gash to her forehead. The suspect fled the scene in a black BMW. – Referred to the Metropolitan Police […]

Slice of Life: The dichotomy of a summer in D.C.

Students who stay in D.C. develop a silent understanding that summer on and around campus has a dual purpose: partying and laying low, a mixture not often found during the academic year but that somehow comes together for three hot, muggy months.


Friday, Aug. 22 Graduate Student Library Orientation Tour Gelman Library with fellow graduate students and hear a one-hour orientation held by Gelman librarians. 2 p.m. Gelman Library Saturday, Aug. 23 First Night at the Mount Vernon Estate Visit the Mount Vernon estate, former home to the University’s namesake, with incoming freshmen for one of GW’s […]

Hacking textbook purchases

Someone finally dropped out of that class you wanted to take, and you found a way to change around your schedule so you wouldn’t have to take any classes on Friday. Now, you remember you still need to buy textbooks.