September 2, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 6

Stories from the September 2, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Varsity Roundup

Men’s Crew Team names Myhr assistant coach Former Georgetown freshman heavyweight coach Gregory Myhr was hired as men’s head crew coach on Thursday. The former University of Wisconsin standout rowed for Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Md. As a collegiate rower, Myhr was captain and MVP for the Badgers in 1992. He stayed at […]

Invitational starts season

In the world of college sports, there are many definitions of a successful season. A solid recruiting class, the loss of seniors, a coaching change; all these things can impact the way a team sets their goals and milestones for the upcoming year. For GW volleyball coach Jojit Coronel, the recipe for success has remained […]

Column: Overcoming Israeli extremism

In the human psyche, colors enjoy the rare ability to both influence and portray mood. After a two-week trip to Israel in mid-July, the color orange no longer elicits the general happiness associated with my favorite fall hue. Orange – the color adopted by Israeli opponents of the Gaza Disengagement – now weds itself to […]

Column:

There is no doubt in my mind that disengagement from the Gaza strip was an absolute necessity for the future of Israel’s security. The program of dismantling Jewish settlements in occupied territory marks a historic step for both peoples involved – the chance for Palestinians to develop a state while Israelis focus on more important […]

Column: Israeli security, Palestinian failures

There is no doubt in my mind that disengagement from the Gaza strip was an absolute necessity for the future of Israel’s security. The program of dismantling Jewish settlements in occupied territory marks a historic step for both peoples involved – the chance for Palestinians to develop a state while Israelis focus on more important […]

Greek Briefs

Police respond to fight over fake gun at Phi Sigma Kappa house Metropolitan Police were called to the Phi Sigma Kappa house at 601 21st St. Wednesday when an anonymous caller reported that someone was seen walking down the street with a toy hand gun. GW media relations said several University Police and MPD vehicles […]

Column: The view from the ground

R’ANANA, ISRAEL – While the disengagement anywhere was difficult to watch, it was even more so in the settlements where there was minimal disobedience. It involved settlers crying, police crying, soldiers crying and yes, even a few from the media seemed to be moved by what was going on. The sights and scenes during the […]

Calendar

Saturday Best Block Party Ever Join 30 student organizations for a party with music, dance and a festive atmosphere. Noon to 6 p.m. 2127 G St. Sponsored by Multicultural Student Services Center Sunday Fall Fest Rob Randolph and the Family Band to headline this free concert featuring complementary food and giveaways. 3 to 9 p.m. […]

Katrina’s other impact

Hurricane Katrina has destroyed thousands of homes and the lives of millions of people, leaving upward of $25 billion in damages. The most terrifying consequences, however, may be the awareness this natural disaster gives about the pathetic state our country is in with regards to poverty, the environment and cuts in federal funding. New Orleans […]

September promises diverse D.C. concerts

From folk to classic rock, hip-hop to alternative, there’s a live show that will cater to everyone’s musical taste this month. For those new to the District, the city and its surrounding metropolitan area have always been a favored stop for musicians on tour. Larger acts such as Elton John and the Coldplay usually opt […]