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.

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 […]

Bill would allow DNA collection from non-convicts

A new bill could force suspects arrested or detained by federal authorities to give samples of their DNA for storage in a central database. Current law permits federal authorities to collect DNA samples from individuals convicted of crimes to store in an FBI registry. Law enforcement officials compare DNA in the registry to samples found […]

Hatchet’s new Web site debuts

The Hatchet launched a new version of its Web site this week, enhancing the site’s layout and design to help ease visitor navigation. The site, at the same address, www.gwhatchet.com, will feature a more organized, user-friendly look with drop-down menus and a redesigned masthead at the top of the page. The Hatchet also plans on […]

Natalie Zelt: The SA remains flooded with failure

In an ironic twist of events, Gulf Coast Culture Day – an event created by the Student Association and Program Board to raise funds for hurricane victims – rapidly dissipated after five minutes of light rain. After weeks of planning, the legacy of Gulf Coast Culture Day is the SA’s ignorance in failing to utilize […]