October 24, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 21

Stories from the October 24, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.


Because of incorrect information provided to The Hatchet, the SA brief “Shakour aide sued for not fully releasing financial documents” (Oct. 20, p. 2) incorrectly characterized the plaintiff of a 1997 Student Court lawsuit. The plaintiff was the editor of the now-defunct Independence Magazine, not a Hatchet reporter. A photo caption accompanying the article “The […]

University close to getting suspended funding back at Virginia crash center

In light of GW’s efforts to strengthen internal oversight controls at its National Crash Analysis Center in Virginia and revise its policies for federal grants, the Department of Transportation’s inspector general has recommended that the Federal Highway Administration reinstate its financial agreement with the crash center. The University will push to renew federal funding for […]

WEB EXTRA: Varsity roundup

M. Soccer The Northeast was not kind to GW this weekend, as the Colonials tied Rhode Island and lost to Massachusetts. The Rams’ Jeffery Gonsalves scored the only goal of the game in the 71st minute. Juniors Arturo Pedroso and sophomore Abimbola Pedro had two shots each. Sophomore Greg Yahr had three saves in net […]

GW to hire additional adviser to monitor top officals’ spending

The University will hire an additional financial adviser to monitor top University officials’ spending, said Charles Manatt, chairman of GW’s Board of Trustees, at its first meeting of the academic year on Friday. While the move is not a direct response to former American University President Ben Ladner’s alleged frivolous spending that resulted in his […]

Older students wade through a sea of twenty-somethings

Some students say they feel old when they get to college. But compared to most roaming Foggy Bottom, some students feel really old. This semester 355 part-time degree-seeking and 753 non-degree-seeking students are enrolled in graduate and undergraduate courses. Many are not typical college students, primarily because they are much older than most of the […]


Monday Jerusalem Women Speak: Three Women, Three Faiths, One Shared Vision Three women – a Christian, a Jew and a Muslim – who are living the realities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, will share their experiences and hopes for peace. 5 to 7 p.m. Lindner Family Commons room 602, 1957 E St. Sponsored by the Elliott […]

Trachtenberg says Monumental graduation celebration may be axed

University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said Friday he wants to cancel the May Monumental graduation ball to help pay for a Commencement ceremony that could cost $150,000 more than it has in previous years. The announcement, which was made at Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting, comes nearly a month after the National Park Service confirmed […]

GW Briefs

Duques Hall to get Java City Aramark will open a Java City caf? on the ground floor of Duques Hall this spring, when the new business school home begins holding classes next semester. The coffee shop will be located in between Duques and Funger Hall, but only accessible from the business school or an outside […]