The commitment checks the box on one of the biggest student lobbying efforts of the past year, and quells student concerns the the online-only program would do little to improve students’ awareness of sexual violence issues.
April 20, 2015
Volume 111, Issue 34
Stories from the April 20, 2015 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Facilities Services began working with the D.C. Office of Human Rights in early February, and will label an additional 82 single-occupancy bathrooms on campus as simply “restroom,” rather than “men” or “women” starting with the Marvin Center on Monday.
Athletic director Patrick Nero said the trick for the department now will be to stay the course over the next few years.
GW is looking to cut bureaucratic barriers to earning a degree – a win for students that also helps officials roll out new but inexpensive parts of its strategic plan amid a University-wide budget crunch.
A portrait of dating violence on campus: Survivor considers filing federal complaint, says GW mishandled her case
The legal filing, known as a Title IX complaint, is one of the main ways students can hold their schools publicly accountable to ensure a safe environment for sexual violence survivors.
GW will fund seven of its schools by the number of students taking classes in that college starting next year, marking the one of the biggest changes to how the University funds programs since officials began unveiling a new budgeting system.
Faces from primetime news may soon be asked to donate to GW’s media and public affairs school.
Grad students can offer both graduating seniors and underclassmen valuable career insights, connections and resources, and it’s time we start putting real effort into our relationships with our more senior counterparts.