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.

Calendar

Thursday Ethiopian Cultural Night 8 to 10 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Sponsored by the Organization Of African Students Career Decisions Workshop 1 to 3 p.m. University Counseling Center, 2033 K St. Cost: $40 Sponsored by the University Counseling Center Advanced registration required Wednesday Wacky Wednesday: Board Game Blitz 9 to 11 p.m. Mount Vernon […]

GW Briefs

Fraternity raises money by selling grilled cheese The Theta Delta Chi fraternity raised more than $300 for charity through sales of grilled cheese sandwiches in Kogan Plaza Thursday. With enough bread, cheese and other supplies to make 120 sandwiches, Theta Delta Chi members stood outside in below-freezing temperatures to sell their sandwiches, priced at $1 […]

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 […]