February 16, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 42

Stories from the February 16, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB EXTRA: ‘West Wing’s’ Bradley Whitford talks politics at AU

Bradley Whitford, the actor best known for his role as Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman in “The West Wing,” is just as politically fervent and arguably more candid than his character on TV. Before his generally haphazard speech at American University, Whitford sat for an interview. As he entered our little room, his imposing […]

Greek Briefs

Fraternity inducts members in Capitol The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity inducted its new members at a room in the Capitol building last week. Senior Charles Calloway, president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, said that Wilson Livingood, the sergeant-at-arms for the U.S. House of Representatives, arranged the event. Livingood is an alumnus of the fraternity. The sergeant-at-arms […]

Letters to the editor in response to ‘Coulter on Campus’ forum

Downright offensive In last Monday’s Hatchet, Tim Kaldas “explored what it means for the College Republicans to stand behind Ann Coulter’s remarks” (“Proudly presenting bigotry,” Feb. 13, p. 4). The editorial boiled down to one simple argument: The GW College Republicans stand behind principles of racism and bigotry. As chairman of the organization, I was […]

Columbian College to begin search for new dean

Administrators will conduct an extensive national search to find a permanent dean for the Columbian Colleges of Arts and Sciences after this month’s announcement that current Dean William Frawley will be leaving GW to become president of the University of Mary Washington. The first step in the process is to appoint an interim dean, whom […]

Staff editorial: Imagine a better way for the SA

Students have one chance each year to elect from among their peers a representative body tasked with advocating for student concerns and allocating about a half million dollars in student funds. Unfortunately, on both accounts, this representative body – the Student Association – often fails. The latest case of ineptitude – the delays surrounding the […]

A long commute: Some profs. live hundreds of miles from GW

A long walk to an early morning class may be the worst that a student could face on a cold Monday morning. Yet for some professors, a long plane or train ride are what’s in store after they roll out of bed. Christopher Arterton, dean of the Graduate School of Political Management, lives in New […]

WEB EXTRA: Travel writer offers advice to aspiring authors

To be successful, aspiring travel writers need to be determined and must develop their experiential writing skills, a GW alumnus who has been successful in the field told about 70 people in the Marvin Center Monday. Douglas E. Morris offered some secrets to success in the world of travel writing to mostly students in the […]

Calendar

Thursday “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” Catch the latest installment of the Spring Film Series 7 to 11 p.m. Marvin Center Third Floor Continental Ballroom Sponsored by the Program Board Sixth Annual Washington, D.C. Student-Alumni Networking Night Mingle with alumni representing a wide array of industries and professions. GWorld required; RSVP to netnite@gwu.edu. […]

Women look to continue win streak

After two weekend road wins, the women’s basketball team will look to continue its run toward the top of the Atlantic 10 Conference when they host La Salle Friday night, followed by Richmond Sunday afternoon. The Colonials rallied from a 13-point deficit to defeat the Dukes of Duquesne last Friday by two points. Two days […]