The University logged 18 reports of domestic violence in 2013, according to its annual security report. This year’s report was the first to include the number of domestic violence, dating violence and stalking cases.
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.
GW counted seven fires on campus last year, compared to 18 in 2012. The Office of Health and Safety uses fire safety education and random room inspections for dangerous items like candles to reduce the overall number of fires on campus.
After losing five of the last six games, the Colonials must turn the corner in conference play, and quickly, if they hope to reach the Atlantic 10 Championships. Last season, they missed the postseason by a single win.
If Atlantic 10 volleyball had a version of the ‘72 Miami Dolphins, champagne corks would have popped somewhere Saturday night: there is no undefeated team in A-10 volleyball. They would have GW to thank.
The GW Ballroom Society hosted its first event of the competitive season Sunday. The Colonial Classic, a competition the group has dubbed a “mockatition,” is designed to give newcomers a taste of competitive ballroom without the pressure of its meticulous point system.
This weekend, curious relatives will likely bombard you with questions about your grades, your relationship status and everything in between. Ease your parents’ worries with our guide to surviving dreaded family conversations.
Class is in session this weekend, but don’t worry – this isn’t on the midterm. Leave your notebook at home for these 50-minute crash courses, all taught by GW professors for students and their families.
Media Credit: Anna McGarrigle | Senior Designer
Media Credit: Kiana Robertson | Hatchet Photographer Alayna Santiago, Sheryl Santiago and Chlone Gould (left to right) drink apple cider at Taste of DC, a festival that hosts a variety of attractions, vendors and food trucks.
GW will largely break from the pattern of pitching why campus visitors should donate to the University this weekend, when several thousand families flock to Foggy Bottom to visit students.