November 11, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 28

Stories from the November 11, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Calendar

Thursday Idealist.org Nonprofit Career Fair Noon to 4 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Sponsored by the Career Center, Office of Community Service, Student Activities Center “The Goat” Thursday – 7 to 10 p.m.; Friday, Saturday – 7 to 9 p.m., 10 p.m. to midnight Lisner Downstage Tickets: $3 for students, $5 for non-students Sponsored by […]

New clubs offer fondue, boxing

Fondue does not just mean food for one new student organization – it means a roundtable discussion in current events. The Fondue and Foreign Policy Club is just one of nearly 50 new clubs this year, bringing the total number of student organizations to nearly 400, Student Activities Center Director Tim Miller said. Clubs making […]

SA Notes

Senate doles out extra allocations to groups The Student Association Senate voted Tuesday night to give $12,210 to 24 student organizations that had not yet received allocations along with other groups last month. The allocation represents a $2,900 decrease in funding from money given to those groups last year. Jordyn Cosme (U-At Large), chair of […]

Women’s basketball beats physical UMMC squad by 15

The GW women’s basketball team closed out its preseason with a 70-55 win over UMMC Ekaterinburg Wednesday night at the Smith Center. Seniors Jessica Simmonds and Anna Monta?ana powered the Colonials, scoring 22 and 14 points, respectively. Monta?ana added 12 rebounds and nine assists, one dish away from a triple-double. However, the win did not […]

GW monitors shut down townhouse

Students kicked out of an off-campus townhouse last month because of safety concerns have continually re-entered their former home, prompting GW and area residents to work together to ensure they stay out. After complaints from GW and area residents, inspectors from the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs last month visited the house at 1016 […]

Crime Log

Destruction 11/2 – Public Property – case closed Unknown vandals sprayed graffiti on the GW sign outside of the former Quigley’s pharmacy on 21st Street. No suspects Disorderly Conduct 11/4 – 1957 E St. – 2:50 p.m. case closed A student discussing his grades with his adviser became loud and aggressive when he was told […]

Top officials say students should not sit on Board of Trustees

Opposition from GW’s top two officials will effectively kill Student Association senators’ efforts to put a student on the Board of Trustees. University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg and Board of Trustees Chairman Charles Manatt said they do not support a bill that will be voted on in the Senate next week. If the bill passes, […]

Editorial: Incorrect interference

This past weekend, the unrecognized fraternities Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Alpha Mu were ejected from the Kappa Kappa Gamma charity kickball event for breast cancer prevention and awareness. This page agrees that in order for University recognition to be significant, certain restrictions must exist on the official interaction between recognized and unrecognized Greek-letter groups. […]

Making cents on the street

Jose Castillo was fired from his job at the Chicago Police Department more than 20 years ago. Since then, he has bounced between D.C. and Chicago, struggling to find housing. “It’s a big business to keep people homeless,” laments Castillo, a father of three who now calls the streets of D.C. his home. He said […]