October 18, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 21

Stories from the October 18, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Coggins’ looks to expand to other DC-area locations

In a market saturated with upscale sandwich shops such as Au Bon Pain, Cosi and Potbelly, Coggins’ Sandwich Manufactory is planning to expand from its first location in Ivory Tower. Ron Boatright, manager of Coggins’, said the restaurant has already secured a location in the Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, Va. The lease, which has […]

When music meant tunes, not lawsuits

Basking in the soft glow of their home computer screens, young adults throughout the nation heralded the birth of the technological age by saluting the headphone-toting Napster cat and rushing their music savings to the bank. Beginning in 1999, the allure of innovative music downloading services quickly spread throughout the United States, allowing many to […]

Lawten powers GW on senior day at MVC

The GW women’s soccer team shut out its opponent in the last home game of the season Sunday at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex. The Colonials beat St. Bonaventure 2-0 Sunday after tying Duquesne 1-1 Friday. In front of over 100 fans on senior day, GW’s three seniors (Kelly Lawten, Lindsay Bruno and Tara Quinn) […]

The Pita Pit petitions to stay open later

The Pita Pit owners are pushing to keep their venue open until 4 a.m. as University officials evaluate student support for the Ivory Tower sandwich shop. More than 500 students have signed a petition to keep The Pita Pit open two hours later than its current closing hour, 2 a.m. The Pita Pit owner Daniel […]

Soccer team ends long slide

The GW men’s soccer team ended its 10-game winless streak with a 3-1 victory over St. Bonaventure Sunday. The win came after a 3-1 loss to Duquesne on the road Friday. Sunday, the Colonials (2-8-3, 1-3-2 Atlantic 10) were finally able to cure their offensive woes. They got ahead early and never looked back, as […]

CLLC director pushes for all-arts Mitchell

With about 150 of Mitchell Hall’s 300 residents participating in arts Living and Learning Communities, leaders of the dormitory are pushing to transform and promote it as an entirely arts-oriented space. Ryan Ketac, Mitchell’s Community Living and Learning Center director, is in charge of an arts program that encompasses six separate LLCs ranging in concentration […]

Column: Basketball, my saving grace

Thank God for basketball. Thank God for basketball. Thank God for basketball. I’m trying to get a few more positive words out of my mouth. But I can’t. After my impromptu therapy session of banging my head against the wall, nothing insightful is coming out. Ah October, what a beautiful month. The leaves are turning […]

Volleyball’s skid hits six with two losses in Ohio

The GW volleyball team traveled to Ohio with the intent of capturing two Atlantic 10 victories against Dayton and Xavier. But despite hard-fought matches, the team could not find its way. The Flyers and the Musketeers both shut out the Colonials. The losses extended the Colonials’ losing streak to six games, as the prospect of […]

Colonials Weekend draws thousands to Foggy Bottom

Foggy Bottom overflowed with students, parents and alumni that came together to reunite with each other and the University as part of Colonials Weekend. A variety of events were available to participants, including auctions, guest lectures, tours of the University and a live jazz brunch. The University has hosted Colonials Weekend since 2002, when officials […]

Board fixes frosh tuition earlier than usual

The GW Board of Trustees broke with precedent and announced tuition for next year’s freshman class at its fall meeting Friday. For the second straight year, the board approved a fixed pricing plan that will require incoming freshmen to pay the same tuition during their entire stay at GW. The $36,370 price tag, which may […]