September 29, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 14

Stories from the September 29, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

SA Notes

Traverse returns to the Senate “Big Ben” is back. Thanks to a Student Association Senate vote Tuesday night, former SA presidential candidate and senator Ben Traverse will be rejoining the body he has served on for the last two years. “I look to continue tackling student rights issues, whether it be alcohol policy or medical […]

Student entrepeneurs set up free iPod site

Junior Evan Madow may not be a regular at the online poker tables, but he certainly knows how to reward those who are. From his home in Baltimore this summer, Madow launched, a Web site where users can sign up to win free iPod MP3 players just by playing online poker. Madow’s site is […]


Thursday Fall Career Fair Meet employers from a variety of career fields recruiting for full-time, part-time and internship positions. 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Marvin Center Continental and Grand ballrooms Sponsored by the Career Center GW Hurricane Katrina relief fundraiser Join fellow students for $2 beers and appetizers to raise money for Gulf Coast hurricane victims. […]

Greek Briefs

National leadership society seeks to expand The Omicron Delta Kappa Society, a national leadership honor society begun in April 2005, is looking to expand its membership this year. Senior Ross Mankuta, a member of the society, said the organization prides itself on being composed of individuals who have made significant contributions to the University community. […]

SA sets up student advocacy center

In an effort to provide assistance to students with issues ranging from housing concerns to judicial processes, Student Association President Audai Shakour opened the Student Services and Advocacy Center last week. The program has been introduced under the direction of former Residence Hall Association Vice President and SA presidential candidate Jon Ostrower, a senior. Ostrower […]

More than just ‘Violence’

After a lackluster summer film season, it’s up to fall to offer some movie redemption. The end of August and the majority of September are referred to as “dumping grounds,” where the studios dump all their movies that don’t fit in either the packed summer season or the end-of-the-year Oscar season. Occasionally, a few films […]


Due to an editing mistake during the production process, The Hatchet reported that a limited number of class sections were being offered in GW’s Slavic and German languages department. The romance language department was also affected, as was reported in the article.

FBI turns to colleges

This fall, the FBI will begin looking to college campuses in the effort to protect national security with a new program announced last week. On September 15, FBI Director Robert Mueller announced the creation of the National Security Higher Education Advisory Board, a group of 16 presidents and chancellors from major American universities that will […]

Love is dead

The characters in the latest Tim Burton film are dead, and other aspects of the film aren’t too lively either. “The Corpse Bride” is the latest addition to Burton’s long repertoire of imaginative and typically melancholic inventions and his second legitimate animated (or rather, “claymated”) film. The film is clearly dependent upon drawing most of […]

Roast this!

Sporting a full-length fur coat at the Comedy Central roast of Pamela Anderson, a charity event that benefited People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Jeff Ross assured Anderson that his attire was “100 percent puppy.” A regular at the Friar’s Club Roasts, Ross’ gift of making fun of celebrities has landed the sly comic […]