Monday, September 10, 2007

GW Brief: Recycling reigns on campus

by Jordan Steinmann
Hatchet Reporter

GW received top honors in the Environmental Protection Agency's RecycleMania 2007.

Curriculum under review by Faculty Senate

by Lindsay Corcoran

The Faculty Senate formed a committee Friday to review the undergraduate curriculum at GW.


Campus Calendar

Snapshot: Singing Sanjaya

Sanjaya Malakar performs Sunday night at the Verizon Center during the American Idols Live Tour.

Staff Editorial: J Street dining options don't measure up

Most students are less than pleased with being told where to spend their Colonial Cash.

Diana Kugel: Augment the advising system

by Diana Kugel

When most students enter college, they have never before been faced with so many options and opportunities in the academic arena.

Frank Broomell: Retain respect for troops

by Frank Broomell

Even if you do not approve of what the soldiers are in Iraq for, it is hard not to appreciate their courage and dedication.

Letters to the Editor

Vern residence halls go wireless

by Andrew Springer

Nearly all students living on the Mount Vernon Campus can now access the Internet wirelessly in their residence halls.

Quandt lectures on Middle East

by Nathan Grossman

Visiting Professor William Quandt discussed his skepticism about peace between Israelis and Palestinians at the Elliott School Thursday.

Former student elected chairman of local ANC

by Harald Olsen

Future politicos and government junkies at GW may dream of someday living at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., but for one recent grad, public office couldn't come soon enough.

Kalb named a Welling fellow

by Marissa Bialecki

The University appointed Kalb as its first Welling presidential fellow of the academic year in early August.

Eco-friendly Georgetown store makes organic chic

by Vanessa Tencati

Organic cupcake anyone? How about a glass of fair-trade wine to go with that?

GW Karate club kicks it up a notch

by Eric Thibault

The GW Japan Karate Association Club's 30 members meet three times a week in the Lloyd Gym on the Mount Vernon Campus to practice their karate skills.

Students support family members in Iraq

by Nikita Sabharwal

Andrew Breza supports the troops overseas by sending comfort to his cousin, a commanding officer in Iraq.

Group fitness classes buff up

by Dana Liebelson
Hatchet Reporter

GW Extreme Training is a series of high-intensity workouts intended for students looking for something outside of group fitness classes.

Under the covers: "Walk of shame"

› Sex ColumnWe've got a secret surprise hiding under our covers this year. This week Delilah's on top.

GW anthro students monkey around

by Colleen Psomas
Hatchet Reporter

Gordon, Jason, Blue and Stephen are just a few of the more than 500 baboons who have found a home at South Africa's only wildlife sanctuary dedicated to the care of Chacma baboons.

Weekly Checkup: Mythbusters

by Amanda Lilly
Hatchet Reporter

All college students seem to have their own set of gross habits.

Women's soccer shut out by Mason

by Joanna Shapes

For the GW women's soccer team, the 1-0 loss at George Mason Sunday afternoon was less of disappointment than a learning experience.

Thousands flock to Fall Fest

by Amanda Dick

Grammy-award winning pop-alternative band OK Go performed to an enthusiastic crowd at Saturday's Fall Fest, the final event of Welcome Week 2007's festivities.

Team looks forward to much-needed time off

by Andrew Alberg

GW's women's soccer team can finally stop and take a breath. The Colonials finished a stretch of five games in 10 days Sunday, a period that coincided with the start of classes.

Mensah-Bonsu signs in Italy, Pinnock drafted again

by Andrew Alberg

Former GW standout Pops Mensah-Bonsu signed with Benotton Treviso of the Italian Serie A league after being released by the National Basketball Association's Dallas Mavericks.

Dining changes anger students

by Sarah Scire

Dining officials vigorously defended J Street changes and Colonial Cash spending requirements last week before a town hall meeting with students.

Campus Dining: Small businesses still surviving

by Hadas Gold

Small businesses owners on campus said they are surviving - despite a large number of national chains - because of their superior food, service and atmosphere.

Varsity Roundup, Scoreboard

Al Khalifa talks women's rights

by Diana Gore
Hatchet Reporter

The President of the United Nations General Assembly said Friday night that women in the Arab world must correct their self-image through education in order to gain greater equality with men.

GW prepared in case of emergency

by Robert Lee

The sixth anniversary of Sept. 11 rekindles the question of whether a city school such as GW is prepared for and safe from another attack on American soil.

Park police arrests GW student

by Nathan Grossman

U.S. Park Police arrested Iraq War veteran and GW graduate student Adam Kokesh Friday in Lafayette Park for hanging signs advertising an upcoming anti-war protest.

Student note-takers available for hire

by Aya Mueller

If you are worried about failing that Friday 8 a.m. multi-variable calculus class you registered for mistakenly, a sophomore student is offering help - for a price.