October 20, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 20

Stories from the October 20, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

The life of a rivalry: is GW vs. Georgetown dead?

Some universities have rivalries. Others have war. Last month Emory University’s Student Government Association President Amrit Dhir, donning fake military apparel, declared “war” against Washington University in St. Louis during an emergency government meeting in hopes of increasing school spirit and creating an official rivalry. Even though Washington University’s Student Union has expressed no interest […]

$5 – $10 – $20

If you have $5 It’s official – The new baby panda has been named Tai Shan, or “peaceful mountain.” Even though the little guy will not officially debut until December, the zoo is hosting a talk at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday to discuss care for young “butterstick,” as he was previously nicknamed. Though Tai Shan […]

WEB EXTRA: Rocketman: space expert John Logsdon calls GW home

On a rainy afternoon, John Logsdon sits in his office on the fourth floor of the Elliott School of International Affairs building. His workspace is lightly decorated with models of the Space Shuttle and the Saturn V rocket that first took men to the moon and other pieces of space memorabilia. If his office does […]

SA Notes

Shakour aide sued for not fully releasing financial documents Former Student Association insider Brandon Sherr, a junior, filed suit against SA President Audai Shakour’s top financial aide on Sunday in an effort to receive the Shakour administration’s financial documents, which Sherr claims are public information. In late August, Sherr requested to view financial records from […]

Greek Briefs

Beta Bowl raises $1,800 for charity The Beta Theta Pi fraternity held its fourth Beta Bowl soccer tournament on Sunday to raise money for Martha’s Table, a volunteer organization that assists low-income and homeless children and families in D.C. “Beta Cup 2005 was a huge success this year,” said Beta Theta Pi President Eric Jesse, […]