April 27, 2015

Volume 111, Issue 35

Stories from the April 27, 2015 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Melissa Holzberg:Admitted students days don’t give a real “inside” look at GW

We won’t know whether the revamp to GW’s admitted students days was a success or a failure until high school seniors enroll on May 1. But in the meantime, it’s important to note that an elaborate five days in April are not a good representation of college life, and for most students, won’t be the reason they choose one school over another.

Poetry with a competitive edge comes to campus

Poetry Out Loud begins in high school English classrooms across the country. Poets, writers and educators, who will judge the competition, say it connects high schoolers to poetry at a time when STEM programs and standardized tests are overshadowing the humanities.