Monday, October 11, 2010

Fallon excited for Colonials Weekend

by Matthew Kwiecinski
Hatchet Reporter

Comedian Jimmy Fallon, whose Colonials Weekend performance is less than one week away, said this will be the first time he will do two stand-up shows in a row, and is excited for the experience.

Former press secretaries share stories

by Rob Reeve
Hatchet Reporter

Former White House press secretary Marlin Fitzwater shared memories from his time in the White House and the two rules he followed during his tenure.

Stepping to an old-fashioned beat

by Catherine Munkittrick
Hatchet Reporter

For the past 15 years, the ballroom dance team has trained students in various types of ballroom dances to compete at the local and national level.

Politics program ranked in top 25

by Danielle Solinski
Hatchet Staff Writer

Although a leading research organization gave the GW Political Science Department doctoral program a top-tier ranking last week, missing information does not reflect the department's growth.

Staff Editorial: Addressing an irresponsible leader

The responsibility is great for Greek-letter life leaders right now, as the position of director of Greek-letter life remains vacant.

Gardening in the city

by Samantha Zeldin
Hatchet Reporter

The Foggy Bottom garden is home to a variety of fruits and vegetables, including eggplants, jalapeño peppers, squash, broccoli, tomatoes, zucchini, arugula and kale.

Hatchet Expat: Living like the locals: magpie season

by David Besnainou
Hatchet Staff Writer

During my time in Surfers Paradise, Australia, I've been learning to live like the locals. This became increasingly apparent during my last beach trip.

Women's soccer wins seventh straight

by Elizabeth Traynor

Sophomore Adriana Moya ran to her teammates, rushing to celebrate GW's 1-0 win over the Spiders and the overtime goal that had ended the game.

Late goals topple Colonials at Richmond

by Louis Nelson

The loss was GW's sixth in its last seven games and it was the seventh time this season that the Colonials have been held to one goal or fewer.

Sports In Brief

by Louis Nelson

Staff Editorial: Make more study zones available

As midterm season creeps toward its peak, students will find the cubbies are occupied, outlets are in use and desks are crowded at Gelman Library.

Logan Dobson: The costs of lower printing costs

At first glance, reducing the cost of printing makes sense. But do we really think that GW isn't going to get its money?

The District: A city with brains

by Jeff Richards
Hatchet Staff Writer

Washington is the city everyone loves to hate, and those who perpetually rag on the District can add another gripe to their list: D.C. residents are probably smarter than you.

Gabrielle Friedman: Less aid? Not GW's fault

It is not news to anyone on this campus that GW is an extremely costly university. But some students have been up in arms about this year's financial aid allocations.


Bradley Dlatt: Something happens here, but when?

Over the past seven days, GW has played host to several events that showcase a diverse array of interests, talents and experts. Unfortunately, many students do not know when events like these take place.

The message on the wall

by Sara Fischer


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awards GW a $4.25 million grant

by Kara Dunford

The five-year grant will finance the creation of a National Cancer Resource Center, which will offer support to cancer patients and their families.

SA senators seek to lower printing costs

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

Capitalizing on their access to key administrators, three Student Association senators are looking to make printing cheaper for students.

Board of Trustees to vote on SEC

by Gabrielle Marush

The University's highest governing body will decide the fate of the Science and Engineering Complex Friday, effectively voting on GW's future as a research University.

Foreign student enrollment rises

by Priya Anand

The number of international students at GW has grown 12 percent over the last five years, a figure University administrators attribute to GW's growing reputation as an international student-friendly university.

Fraternities seek to remove IFC president

by Madeleine Morgenstern

Seven fraternity leaders are attempting to strip the president of the Interfraternity Council of his title, accusing him of abusing the power of his position and charging him with failing to carry out basic job duties.

Sororities compete in War of the Roses for charity

by Sarah Ferris
Hatchet Reporter

Students plunged Tim Miller, the interim director of Greek-letter-life, into a dunk tank during a charity event in Kogan Plaza hosted by the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.

University reevaluates e-mail policies after gaffe

by Amy Rhodin

The e-mail, sent at about 4 p.m. Friday to 7,200 students, was sent by a mid-level manager, and was not approved by the proper University administrators.

Obama to hold town hall in Marvin Center

by Madeleine Morgenstern

President Barack Obama will hold a "Moving America Forward" town hall meeting in the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Producers discuss ecological restoration at documentary viewing

by Erica Obersi
Hatchet Staff Reporter

Despite the large-scale damage, the Earth's ecosystem is salvageable, students in a community service group on the Mount Vernon Campus were told Thursday night.

Student launches self-defense classes

by Miranda Green

Over the past five months, eight separate cases of hate crimes against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the Dupont Circle neighborhood have been reported.

Panel speaks to issues within China

by Emily Cirillo
Hatchet Reporter

Experts on the economic development of China discussed widespread issues happening within the country during a panel discussion at the Elliott School of International Affairs Friday.

Wild Art: Countering Capitalism

Panelists discuss Latino voter issues

by Sarah Ferris
Hatchet Reporter

Local leaders encouraged students to stay active in politics as they discussed major issues facing Latino voters this election season, during an event Oct 7.

Colonials Corner

by Louis Nelson