September 22, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 12

Stories from the September 22, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Towson breaks men’s winning streak

After starting the season with four straight games on the road, the men’s soccer team finally got the chance to play at home against Towson Wednesday afternoon. The Mount Vernon Athletic Complex opener proved to be a heartbreaker as the Colonials were topped 1-0, dropping their record to 3-1-1 on the season, while the Tigers […]

CMJ Music Marathon 2005: The hipster experience

NEW YORK – Where can you find Reverend Run (of Run-DMC fame) promoting both his new reality show and the sweet love of Jesus? Or, where can you hear John Hall, former King Missile lead singer of “Detachable Penis” – now a lawyer – discussing the relative merits of Beyonc?? What about seeing funk legend […]

GW searches for alternate Commencement sites

The class of 2006 will be graduating – the University just isn’t sure where. The May 21 graduation ceremony will not be held on the Ellipse, the National Park Service and University officials said Monday, because the site will be under construction through summer 2006. University officials said they are in “deep discussions” with other […]

University hosts final Square 54 panel

Foggy Bottom residents spoke out about GW’s plans for developing the old hospital site across from the Foggy Bottom Metro at the last of a series of public meetings regarding campus development Tuesday night. Specifics for the site were unveiled at the meeting, where University officials and the site’s architects fielded questions and concerns from […]

CMJ Music Marathon 2005: Best of CMJ

NEW YORK – Arcade Fire In order to catch Arcade Fire in Central Park, you apparently had to sell the soul their record was supposed to save. Well, not really, but you did have to win a ticket lottery. Fortunately, Lady Luck favored The Hatchet, and the most coveted ticket at the Marathon fell into […]

Editorial: To the Mall

An integral part of the GW experience for any student is the utilization of District resources that highlight the unique nature and location of the University. Commencement on the Ellipse has become a cherished tradition for GW undergraduates and graduate students. Unfortunately, due to construction on the Ellipse scheduled by the National Park Service, the […]

Crime Report

Simple Assault 9/18 – 4:30 a.m. – Guthridge Hall – case closed An argument between roommates turned violent when one of the roommates threw an unidentified object at the others. UPD was contacted, but after determining there were no resulting injuries, the situation was left to the Community Living Learning Center staff. Referred to Student […]

Q and Not U

Most of us live out our four years at GW as transplanted students. Plucked right out of high school, we’re thrown into classes, we set up internships, and we’re told to make something of ourselves. Something we’re not often told to do is to make the city ours or become a part of the city. […]

Editorial: No accountability

A computer glitch in the University’s student accounts system seems to have been the cause of a number of erroneous charges generated when students added or dropped classes during the first few weeks of school. While University officials have happily refunded the fees to many proactive students who report the errors, there has not been […]

Most MVC residents chose to live there

For the first time in the five-year history of the Mount Vernon Campus, every freshman living there listed the locale as a housing preference, and more non-freshmen are living there than ever before. “Every freshman on our campus right now selected Mount Vernon as a first or second choice, or were placed on Mount Vernon […]