October 10, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 17

Stories from the October 10, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Congress considers illegal file sharing in dorms

Tougher measures against illegal file sharing are on their way to college campuses, according to speakers at a September congressional hearing on movie and music piracy. The hearings, which included representatives from the University of Florida, the University of Texas at Austin and the Motion Picture Association of America, discussed new technology that could enable […]

MBA program improves ranking to 31

The University’s master of business administration program jumped from a ranking of 37 to 31 in the Wall Street Journal’s business school guide released last month. The rankings are determined by surveying more than 3,000 business recruiters and based on three factors: the perception of the school and its students, the projected future financial support […]

‘Secure’ from past mistakes

Much has already been written of Virginia Commonwealth University’s new addition to its repertoire of options for undergraduate degrees, but not much has been said on how a new degree in homeland security and emergency preparedness fits in with the American value system, as anchored by the Constitution and its emphasis on liberty and limitations. […]

WEB UPDATE: Student arrested in beating of another student

Posted Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6:05 p.m. Updated Wednesday, Oct. 12, 5:40 p.m. A GW student was arrested Tuesday evening and charged with assault with a deadly weapon for reportedly using his feet to inflict serious head injuries on another GW student. The incident, in which student Chad Harris Dauman reportedly struck another student in the […]

Editorial: Emancipate EMeRG

Year after year, student organizations subject themselves to the Student Association’s allocations process hoping to garner enough funding to operate. While every student organization involved in this process adds its own unique aspect to campus social life, events or debate, one organization stands above all in its importance to the campus community: the Emergency Medical […]

Women’s soccer drops two

The women’s soccer team saw their winning ways in the Atlantic 10 abruptly end this weekend, with losses against Dayton and Xavier dropping the Colonials to 1-2-0 in the conference. Two Xavier goals early in the first half resigned GW to their second straight shutout loss at home Sunday. The Colonials found themselves trailing only […]

Jake Sherman: From the sports desk: Rants and raves

Good time’s never been so good? Not this year, Caroline. With the Boston Red Sox out of the picture, the baseball playoffs suddenly became just as riveting as the Washington Capitals-New York Rangers game Monday night. The century-old rivalry between the Red Sox and the New York Yankees is good for baseball no matter what […]