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.

EMeRG leaders say not getting requested SA funding will put ‘students’ lives at risk’

EMeRG leaders said they are caught in the middle of a political fight between the Student Association and GW administrators that could put students’ health at risk. For the last three years, the SA Senate has not given EMeRG, the student-run Emergencey Medical Response Group, the amount of money its members have initially requested. EMeRG […]

WEB EXTRA: Kendo club hosts tournament

The crack of dueling swords, emphatic stomps and primal yells known as kiai permeated the Lloyd Gym on the Mount Vernon Campus at a Kendo tournament this weekend. Despite being smaller in number and less experienced then teams in past years, students in the GW Kendo Club proved themselves at the first tournament they hosted […]

Hurricane-displaced students adjusting to life in D.C.

Law student Oliver Miller was working with other students on publishing a magazine in New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina destroyed their work. Now he is taking classes at GW’s Law School and has decided to publish the magazine in the District, but with a different focus. “It’s a magazine with sad and funny hurricane stuff […]

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 […]