September 6, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 7

Stories from the September 6, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Colleges to mark Constitution Day thanks to new law

Schools across the country receiving federal funds, including GW and neighboring universities, are preparing to commemorate the ratification of the Constitution this September because of a new law. Last December, Congress passed a bill proposed by Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.) that requires schools to celebrate the newly enacted Constitution Day. According to the bill, any […]

It ain’t Long Island: Meet Jake Stoehr

Forget the first 10 people you met at GW – not everyone is from Long Island. Or New Jersey, for that matter. Or even Pennsylvania. Though many times you may hear students asking one another “Nassau or Suffolk County?” GW really does attract students from interesting locales all over the country and the globe. Meet […]

GW loses Invitational

For the first time since 2002, the GW volleyball team lost its own invitational after falling in a third and deciding match to Towson. The Colonials (2-2) swept Iona College and Delaware State before falling to the Tigers in straight games. After picking up two wins in the tournament, the Colonials (2-2) are in blue […]

What’s the deal with… children on leashes in University Yard?

You’re throwing a Frisbee with your roommate. They’re rolling a ball to their line buddy. You’re on your way to anthropology. They’re taking a break from the alphabet. From nearby daycare centers, they travel to University Yard – typically by way of wagon or leash. Randa Steblez, director of the Owl School, a daycare center […]

Men’s soccer splits at D.C. College Cup

The 2005 men’s soccer season opened Sept. 2 against American in the first game of the 2005 D.C. College Cup, a tournament it failed to win. The GW squad endured 110 minutes of arduous play on Georgetown University’s North Kehoe Field to leave with a 1-1 tie. The squad took its energy into the next […]

GW Expat: My landlord, my general

As the general lay on my bed with a gun resting on his chest, holding court in my bedroom, I began to wonder what I had gotten myself into. After a week in Cairo, and after seeing endless apartments, my roommates and I were about to sign our first lease on an apartment. Moktar, my […]

Column: Scheduling success

After reading every message board complaint and being stopped on the street by people that only talk to me about GW basketball, about the supposed lackluster nature of the 2005-2006 GW men’s basketball schedule, it was time. Time to attempt to explain the logic behind Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz and head coach Karl Hobbs’ […]

Randolph caps Welcome Week

It may not have been the best week ever for everyone on campus, but this year’s Welcome Week did offer quality entertainment and good times to new students and upperclassmen alike. The annual 10-day event aimed at offering students everything from free club dancing in the Smith Center to a student organization open house in […]

Taskforce continues work on four-by-four

As the new academic year begins, University officials continue to examine the possibility of switching student courseloads to a four-class, four-credit system. Administrators created a task force last spring to consider implementing the four-by-four system, but according to a July letter to the GW community from the Office of Academic Affairs, the committee made up […]

James Madison drops women’s soccer in overtime

After leading for most of the contest, the GW women’s soccer team dropped a 2-1 overtime decision to James Madison on Sunday afternoon. The Colonials (1-3) struck first, as Shari Taylor put the team on the scoreboard with an unassisted goal in the sixth minute. Taylor, who typically plays the role of a defender, manned […]