The Interfraternity Council voted to add a chapter about one month ago, after more than half of the students who signed up for fall rush – about 250 total – ended up not joining a fraternity.
November 13, 2014
Stories from the November 13, 2014 issue of the GW Hatchet.
Ziauddin Yousafzai will appear on a panel that will kick off the release of a curriculum centered on the 17-year-old, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt.
Some faculty have shifted toward using what’s known as a flipped classroom model, in which students prepare for class by watching videos and reading articles beforehand. Then class time is used for discussion, group activities and one-on-one work with the professor.
University Police Department officer Hope Williams, who worked at GW for 25 years, died last month. She was 64 years old.
GW may not have a football team, but it’s not stopping students from reporting on the sidelines. One professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs has begun integrating sports journalism into her classes as faculty have seen an increase in demand from students.
The GW chapter of the Roosevelt Institute is asking the University to invest $250,000 of its cash on hand in community development banks, which would help D.C. residents take out money for student loans, small business plans and affordable housing.
If a tragedy with mass casualties were to happen in D.C., GW will have already planned out how the federal government’s first responders would react.
As the week-long festival wraps up this weekend, you’ll have the chance to chat with local artists, browse new galleries, attend workshops and even meet award-winning photographers like Bill Ingalls.
For years, MRP Realty toyed with the idea of installing an ice rink along Georgetown’s waterfront. But it wasn’t until a 10-foot surge of water from the Potomac River flooded restaurants like Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place in April 2011 that the project became possible.
In the exhibition match against Virginia Union (Division II) on Sunday, it was the Colonials’ outside game that shone in their 99-45 win over the Panthers.