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.

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, […]

WEB EXTRA: Suspcious package prompts Marvin Center evacuation

Posted Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10:40 p.m. Occupants of the Marvin Center were sent out into the chilly weather Monday night as University Police urgently evacuated the student center at about 9:23 p.m. because of a suspicious package. Tracy Schario, director of media relations, said a black bag was found inside a BMW car with its […]

Corrections

In the story “Facebook rival has 500 at GW” (Oct 17., p. 3), the name of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg was spelled incorrectly. Freshman Megan Norden was incorrectly identified as her mother, Cindy, in the photo caption for the story “Pulling Away at the Polls” (Oct. 17 p. 7).

Canadian rockers hit ‘Scene’: Album review of Broken Social Scene

Toronto’s Broken Social Scene’s latest self-titled and third full-length album presents an energetic and upbeat aural wonderland to bring delight to the ears of music listeners of all stripes. The album presents a mixture of a wide variety of instruments, and the massive ensemble comprises 18 musicians, many of whom hail from other famed Canadian […]

Calendar

Thursday Movie: “Madagascar” Two free screenings of this summer’s hit animated movie. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Sponsored by the Program Board Friday Ray Valdez Art Exhibit: Native Ceremonies Ray Valdez with unveil his art, followed by a question-and-answer session and a dessert reception. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eckles Library, Mount […]

Thumbs Up Thumbs Down

Disclosing Sex-ed dismissal information Thumbs up to University officials for disclosing the information surrounding former sex-ed professor Michael Schaffer’s dismissal from the University. The almost-scandal fizzled quickly once the facts came out. As is often the case, the perception of the events surrounding Schaffer’s departure after 17 years was much worse than the reality. Colonial […]