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.

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 […]

CMJ Music Marathon 2005: End of an era

NEW YORK – Walking through the doorway of this legendary venue, one’s eye is immediately drawn upward, above eye level, where the stickers begin. Thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of stickers – slapped, neatly affixed, thrown,and otherwise attached – adorn the walls of this rock’n’roll shrine. Before pushing aside a dingy curtain to enter […]

Emily Axford: Fumigating freshmen

Package Services is grossly inefficient. The line serpentines out of the building and onto the street, and as the line grows, my patience shrinks. But I don’t want to complain. I want to finger the problem, then propose a solution. The problem is freshmen. They’re everywhere. I’m stepping on them, swatting them, picking them out […]

RHA holds elections

Some people take it seriously and campaign for better residence halls. Other students use it as a launching pad to get their name out on campus. Either way, each GW residence hall elected leaders to serve on the Residence Hall Association on Monday. An organization serving the 7,000 students living in dorms, the RHA monitors […]

$5 – $10 – $20

An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student. If you have… $5 – The author of “Sex and the City,” Candace Bushnell-just call her Carrie-will be signing her latest book, “Lipstick Fever,” at Olsson’s books in Arlington, Va. Friday at 7 p.m. Use your five bucks for a Metro card out to the Courthouse stop, […]