January 31, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 39

Stories from the January 31, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Corrections

The article “Police investigate abduction” (Jan. 27, p. 1) mistakenly stated that a freshman who claims he was abducted was dropped off at 18th and G streets. He was actually returned unharmed to 18th and F streets. The article “Frosh fears retaliation” (Jan. 27, p. 1) stated that Student Judicial Services Director Tara Woolfson did […]

Confronting Homelessness

siness suits and boardroom meetings lay the problems that face many urban areas. Unlike most other cities, however, D.C. is home to both the nation’s most powerful individuals, as well as some of the most disempowered – the homeless. Located in the very heart of this complex framework, GW’s campus lures students from across the […]

University beefs up research policies

A new policy for dealing with research misconduct will provide uniform standards for people involved in University-sponsored research, administrators and faculty said last week. A pair of resolutions passed by the Faculty Senate on Jan. 21 bring GW’s “Policy and Procedures Regarding Allegations of Research Misconduct” in line with preexisting federal standards for academic integrity […]

Column: An open letter to President Trachtenberg

President Trachtenberg, As a “stakeholder” in your University, I have some concerns that I want to share with you. I would have come to your office hours, but you only hold them once a month. I would have asked you a question at one of the town hall forums, but my questions were screened out. […]

“Crossfire” will be gone by semester’s end

“Crossfire,” the CNN debate show that has called the “hottest school for political junkies” home for three years, will go off the air within two months, a producer said. From that point on, the debate program will exist as a segment within “Inside Politics,” which is expected to come to GW. “‘Crossfire’ will continue from […]

Column: Should we support our troops?

Who among you do not support our troops? If asked on the street, in the classroom or on the news, you would be hard pressed to find a single hand go up. Whether liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican, there is almost unanimous consent in American political discourse that our soldiers not only need our […]

Run to benefit student mental health programs

Some GW students regularly run at the Health and Wellness Center and around D.C. to get in shape and have fun, but they can soon run to help prevent suicide. Run 5-4 Life, founded by sophomores Sarah Brown and Lauren Furmanek, is one of GW’s newest student organizations; the co-founders are working to prepare for […]

Column: Confront language barrier

You passed the SATs, graduated in the top ten percent of your high school class, built up a resume of leadership positions, community service hours and even threw yourself into cello lessons to mix it up a bit. You got the big white envelope, not the little one, packed your things, moved yourself 3,000 miles […]

Campus Snacks moves headquarters

Students have more late-night munchies to choose from now that Campus Snacks has moved from its Foggy Bottom headquarters to an off-campus space that is nearly three times as large. The food delivery service, now headquartered at 1776 G St., is known for its selection of ice cream, baked goods, drinks, kosher and health food […]