Thursday, October 28, 2010

Political candidates up their social networking

by Aliya Karim
Hatchet Reporter

Social networking usage by political candidates increased over the midterm election cycle, with candidates reaching out to voters through Twitter and Facebook.

Documentary Center celebrates 20th anniversary

by Kara Dunford

For Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and School of Media and Public Affairs professor Nina Gilden Seavey, the driving force behind a powerful documentary is truth.

University hires director for Greek-letter life

by Madeleine Morgenstern

The University hired a director for GW's growing Greek-Letter life community earlier this week, who said she believes GW could be the "premier Greek community in the U.S."

Indie movie theater to open near campus

by Ben Weinberg
Hatchet Reporter

The West End Cinema - located at 2301 M St. - will offer patrons a similar experience to the Landmark E Street Cinema, serving up beer, wine and non-mainstream films.

Staff Editorial: The joke is long over, please fix Gelman

Every time they swipe past the library turnstiles, students are faced with the dissonance of what a campus study space should be, and the reality of what Gelman actually is.

Matt Ingoglia: Criticizing the wrong issue

The story of Republican Christine O'Donnell's candidacy for Senate in Delaware has been anything but politics as usual in the First State.

Kelsey Rohwer: Halloween brings out the kid in us

Halloween's greatness extends beyond candy and the excuse to wear your underwear on the outside: it takes all the great things about being a kid and gives it a college twist.

Letter to the Editor

Jennifer Wiley comments on her position as a student liaison at GW and working in the library.

Greek apparel more expensive at GW Bookstore

by Julie Douglas
Hatchet Reporter

The GW Bookstore offers Greek-letter apparel on its website, but the bookstore's sample inventory is small and its prices are higher than other online retailers.

Magic lights up Mount Vernon

by Zahra Rehman
Hatchet Reporter

"James and the Giant Peach" was presented by 14th Grade Players this past weekend in West Hall Theater, and explored such themes as sacrifice and friendship.

University revamps Columbian College of Arts and Sciences advising

by Reid Davenport
Hatchet Staff Writer

Incoming freshmen in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences are now assigned professional advisers to guide them through their first year at GW.

Children's art raises awareness

by Andrew Hor
Hatchet Reporter

Early Friday morning, before most college students were awake, children at Bright Beginnings were already up and about creating artwork to be displayed at GW's Hunger Banquet in November.

Police arrest teen allegedly linked to murder of American University professor

by Amy D'Onofrio

Metropolitan police have made an arrest in relation to the murder of an American University professor found dead in her Maryland home Monday.

Quick Takes

Cartoon: How the rest of America will rally

by Colleen Psomas
Cartoonist

$5, $10, $20: Events that won't break the bank

New restaurants coming to The Avenue in May

by Audrey Scagnelli
Hatchet Reporter

Passion Food Hospitality and Chef Jeff Tunks' District Commons and Burger, Tap & Shake, will have a home in a 14-story office building off Washington Circle this spring, part of the Square 54 property.

University fails to aid an ailing Gelman Library

by Nicolas Diaz
Hatchet Reporter

University officials claim that rehabilitating an aging Gelman Library is a top priority, but multiple administrators still won't get specific on how the University plans to secure the necessary funding for repairs.

A high-heeled hustle

by Sydney Green
Hatchet Reporter

Hours of preparation, picture-taking and parading boiled down to a few minutes of pride as more than 100 men ran down 17th Street in Dupont Circle for the 25th annual High Heel Race Tuesday night.

Kappa Kappa Gamma faces hazing allegations

by Madeleine Morgenstern

After several sources came forward, Kappa Kappa Gamma is now under investigation for allegations of hazing and underage drinking.

Crime Log

Alumnus starts write-in campaign for mayor

by Jade Polay
Hatchet Reporter

Ryan Hutcherson, a 2004 graduate, is challenging fellow GW alumnus Vincent Gray with a write-in campaign for the mayor's seat this Election Day.

SnapShot

Home stretch will be crucial for Colonials

by Jake Deitcher
Hatchet Reporter

The women's soccer team needs just two wins to clinch its first trip to the Atlantic 10 Tournament since 2002.

University mulls automating 4-RIDE

by Zach Brewer
Hatchet Reporter

Requesting a 4-RIDE via text message may no longer be a far-fetched idea, if plans to implement a new dispatch system move forward.

Men's water polo falls to Hopkins in home finale

by Louis Nelson

Mistakes can often be a hallmark of young teams, and the men's water polo team, which features six freshmen, four sophomores and just one senior, has made its fair share.

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Sports In Brief

by Louis Nelson