Where to take your family this weekend, how to answer the most dreaded questions from them and more.
October 13, 2014
Volume 111, Issue 14
Stories from the October 13, 2014 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
This October is the dress rehearsal before the big finale, the last chance to show your parents who you are when you’re right here in the heart of your college experience. From Friday to Sunday, why not take them on a tour of your real life?
You may be great at keeping in touch with your parents with phone calls, Skype and email. But there’s nothing quite like having them physically visit campus to experience your lifestyle here, to roam your turf with you.
From my experience, being apart from a sibling can be just as, if not more, difficult than being apart from your parents. Colonials Weekend is a time for all of your people, not just mom and dad, to come visit.
You can sign up for as many parents listservs or follow as many GW Twitter accounts as you want, and attempt to pry bits of information from your kids, but you may still feel like you’re just getting scraps of news rather than the full picture. That’s our job: to provide context to the stories that call for it.
Urinating in Public Academic Center Breezeway 10/2/14 – 10:40 p.m. Case closed Campus police observed a man not affiliated with GW who was urinating behind a building. The man was identified and barred from campus. – Subject barred Unlawful Entry International House 10/3/14 – 1:49 a.m. Case closed The University Police Department responded to a […]
Tuesday, Oct. 14 A Conversation with Leon Panetta Listen to the former Secretary of Defense and former CIA director discuss politics and national security with School of Media and Public Affairs Director Frank Sesno. 1 p.m. Jack Morton Auditorium Wednesday, Oct. 15 Global Women’s Institute Open House Visit the Global Women’s Institute’s new location to […]
Outside research funding increased more than officials expected this past year, even after last year’s federal budget sequester threatened funding nationwide.
As a transfer student from New College of Florida, senior Eliza Miller found it easy to spot areas in need of improvement in GW’s social scene. So when Lunch With Strangers, an experimental social website, made its way to D.C. this summer, she jumped at the opportunity to bring it to GW.
A GW alumna is one of the top investigators trying to prevent the spread of Ebola in the United States.