September 19, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 11

Stories from the September 19, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

The old man and The Schenley: Sitting in the morning sun

It’s just after 9 a.m. on a Tuesday and the sun is shining, which is about all it takes to make Eddie Bieber happy. Wearing a scruffy pair of Reeboks, khaki shorts and – at least for the moment – a thin white t-shirt, the 93-year-old resident of The Schenley has been sitting on a […]

Katrina refugees say move to Armory is ‘will of God’

New Orleans native Charles Stewart sat on the steps of the D.C. Armory this past weekend, smoking a cigarette, wearing a crisp white Redskins jersey and expressing his thanks for being taken in by the District. “Since I got to D.C., I got the Holy Spirit inside of me. It makes you care about people,” […]

Death of two GW students may be solved

Police believe they have identified the murderer of two GW athletes who were killed in December 1988, FOX 5 reported. Alfredo Prieto, who has been on death row in California since 1992 for an unrelated killing, has been linked to the murders of GW baseball player Warren Fulton and soccer player Rachel Raver, FOX 5 […]

Photo essay: Crossing paths in Mexico

Start the slideshow! One rainy afternoon in Mexico, I ran into a church to take refuge – just as the rain started to clamor hard against the tin roof. I said hello to a few girls arranging flowers under the cross and I sat quietly in the back, happy to be out of the rain. […]

BREAKING NEWS: Seniors will not graduate on Ellipse

Posted Monday, Sept. 19, 5:40 p.m. GW’s Commencement ceremony will not be held on the Ellipse this May, National Park Service and University officials said Monday. The May 21 graduation ceremony will not be held on the historic site because it will be under construction through summer 2006. Tracy Schario, director of media relations, said […]

WEB UPDATE: Main GW Web site goes down

Posted Monday, Sept. 19, 11:45 p.m. The University’s homepage,, has been offline due to a “major hardware problem” since 10:20 p.m. Monday night, according to a message posted on the site. The message, signed “Caldwell,” said the site will not be available during the immediate future, and efforts are being made to have the […]