The Hatchet’s editorial board looks at some of the biggest news from winter break, including the opening of the new Colonial Health Center and GW’s decision to give City Hall residents a partial refund.
January 12, 2015
Volume 111, Issue 21
Stories from the January 12, 2015 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Despite the decline in selectivity, which experts say is striking but not uncommon, the school admitted students with GPAs and LSAT scores comparable to those of its previous class.
A group of faculty and staff members could create a plan to shift funds set aside for salary to those used for benefits over the next year.
Leo Chalupa, vice president for research, told the Faculty Senate on Friday that he will focus on helping professors earn funding from international sources, an area researchers have already started tapping into without a push from the University.
Media Credit: Katie Causey | Hatchet Staff Photographer Following a vigil for transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, who committed suicide in December, protestors marched toward the Department of Justice in a rally for the rights of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, organized by the D.C. Trans Power Coalition.
The expectations for this team were high, bolstered by the league’s best frontcourt. But the Colonials look ready to exceed them, and not just because of their one-two punch up front and noteworthy +15.2 rebounding margin.
The end of the leases could help cut costs after a drop in graduate enrollment forced departments to trim budgets and slow down plans to open new faculty positions.
As soon as this fall, a D.C.-based nonprofit hopes to open a Museum of Science Fiction in D.C., featuring props from popular extra-terrestrial films alongside high-tech exhibits on sci-fi novels.
In the next five years, about 23,000 square feet of underground space will become the city’s greatest cultural and arts destination for fashion, film and music lovers alike, all to the tune of about $70 million. At least, that’s the hope for Julian Hunt and Braulio Agnese.
Robbery Pick Pocket 2300 block of I Street 1/1/15 – 9:55 p.m. Case closed A man reported that his cell phone was stolen while using the Foggy Bottom Metro station escalator. The Metropolitan Police Department was at the scene and detained one possible subject. Metro Transit Police were notified and responded. The detained subject was […]