September 27, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 15

Stories from the September 27, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Library faces more construction

The University will install a fire-prevention sprinkler system in Gelman Library this year, adding more construction to a building already undergoing renovation for a first-floor Starbucks. The sprinkler system is being installed for safety reasons, University Librarian Jack Siggins said. “What is really driving us here is the need to have some fire protection in […]

Young talent paces runners

The GW women’s cross country team won its fourth consecutive meet Saturday, capturing the GW Invitational for the first time since sharing the title in 1997. The men’s team also had a strong showing, finishing in third place. The successes show how far the teams have come since last summer. As students began to arrive […]

Behavior of McFaddens’s patrons upset neighbors

McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon may have to watch its patrons more closely in response to local community groups’ protest of its liquor license renewal. Members of the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission, who make zoning recommendations to the city, and the Foggy Bottom Association, have cited several problems with the restaurant’s patron conduct. Complaints include noise […]

Colonials’ slide continues

The GW men’s soccer team came into Saturday’s home opener hoping to end a three-game losing streak. However, the Colonials could not muster much offense, falling to George Mason 2-0. GW (1-5-1) missed many scoring chances down the stretch and, as a result, has now dropped four straight games. Head coach George Lidster said the […]

GW searches for VP for Advancement

University officials are conducting a nationwide search for a new vice president for Advancement, whose primary job will be to raise money for GW’s endowment. A committee headed by Board of Trustee member Nelson Carbonell and comprised of other board members and faculty is conducting interviews with assistance from search firm Issacson Miller. The selection […]

Dukes trip volleyball

After sweeping the GW Invitational last weekend to end a seven-game losing streak, the GW volleyball team seemed to be moving in the right direction. However, as Atlantic 10 play began Saturday, the Colonials slid back into early season habits, losing at Duquesne 3-0. “I honestly don’t know what’s going on, I am frustrated,” sophomore […]

Man goes on trial for death of student

Edward Nelson, who is charged with killing GW graduate student Daniel Krug in May 2002, will begin his first-degree murder trial Monday at the D.C. Superior Court. Nelson is accused of entering Krug’s home at 2517 K St. and murdering him during the course of a robbery that was part of a planned string of […]

GW briefs

Aramark’s grand opening set for Sept. 30 After about a month’s delay in the completion of J Street, Aramark’s grand opening of the space is set to take place Sept. 30. During the event, which will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m., students will have the chance to win free meals and T-shirts. Aramark […]

Students tune in on debates, poised to reappear on political radar

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – After months of political warfare conducted through books, movies, ads, attacks, and counterattacks, voters will finally be treated to live face-to-face debates between the vying candidates, and this time college students are paying attention. Republican President George W. Bush and Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry agreed to three 90-minute presidential debates. […]

Calendar

Monday Student Organization Registration Meeting Learn how to successfully register a group 7 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center Amphitheater R.E.A.L. Conversations 7 to 9 p.m. HOVA Capitol Room Sponsored by the Student Association Tuesday Kindergarten on Kogan Finger paint and make macaroni necklaces Noon to 3 p.m. Kogan Plaza Sponsored by Program Board Campout on […]