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.

‘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 […]

Will Dempster: Collapsing under ineptitude

American democracy is rotting at its foundation. The efficacy of U.S. government is decaying to the point where it faces a severe crisis of legitimacy. While politicians of both parties toil in inside-the-beltway frivolity, Americans now suffer needlessly under the weight of their government’s sheer ineptitude when its help is needed most. Accordingly, American government […]

Softball collects two wins

On the coldest day of the school year to date, the GW softball team kept warm by running the bases and making plays in the field. The Colonials followed up an 8-0 win over overmatched Georgetown with a 5-1 victory over Howard on Sunday in the GW Fall Opener at Mount Vernon. The games took […]