June 14, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 3

Stories from the June 14, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Capitol Steps: poking fun at politics

Well, they certainly don’t have a problem with running out of material. The Capitol Steps comedy group has been performing political satire for students and parents at Colonial Inaugurations since 2000. “The goal of CI is to introduce GW and city life to students and their families, and the Capitol Steps is a fun, yet […]

WEB UPDATE: GW improves to No. 52

Posted Saturday, Aug. 19, 12:57 a.m. While GW failed to break into the top-50 national universities as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, the University did improve from its 53 spot last year to be ranked 52 this year. GW’s School of Business improved by moving five rankings to sit at 42 in the […]

Sports Notes

King, Opoku join Hollis in recruiting class Point guard Travis King and forward Hermann Opoku, both out of the South Kent School in Connecticut, committed to play at GW next year, rounding out a class that already includes swingman Damian Hollis out of J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs, Fla. Mensah-Bonsu, Pinnock attend pre-draft […]

Whats the deal with… the CI laser light show?

While the three days of Colonial Inauguration may be remembered as a blur of activities, there is one part of orientation that students never seem to forget: the laser light show. CI Director Renee Clement said the laser light show has been a CI tradition since 1997 and was originally created as a part of […]

Greek Briefs

Tau Kappa Epsilon member wins national award Recent graduate Jordan Schwartz is this year’s recipient of the Reagan Leadership Award, a nation-wide honor for outstanding scholarship and leadership given to one member of a Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity each spring. Schwartz applied for this award in early May and was notified the day before Commencement […]

Season-to-season: a GW sports guide

Fall Season Soccer | Both soccer teams play at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex, on Foxhall Road, which can be reached from a short shuttle ride. The men’s squad (6-8-3) failed to qualify for the Atlantic 10 Championships a year after capturing the A-10 title and making a surprising run to the second round of […]

Former Freshman: Making the most of it

Let’s just say these rising sophomores aren’t short on resume-builders. The four students highlighted below didn’t have typical freshman year experiences. From working in GW Hospital’s emergency room to helping manage the men’s basketball team, it’s an understatement to say that these students took advantage of their first year at GW. James Betz Concentration: pre-medicine […]

Campus housing sees changes

Incoming freshmen will have to become familiar with a very different housing department at GW. While this fall marks the debut of the Potomac House, a new 379-bed freshman residence hall, it is just one of many changes to campus housing this summer. The GW Housing Programs, formerly called the Community Living and Learning Center, […]

WEB UPDATE: Seinfeld to perform at Colonials Weekend

Posted Thursday, July 13, 3:51 p.m. Jerry Seinfeld will perform at Colonials Weekend this October, a GW administrator said Thursday. The comedian made famous from the hit comedy show “Seinfeld” will perform at GW’s parents and alumni weekend festivities, said Robert Chernak, senior vice president for Student and Academic Support Services. Chernak said Seinfeld will […]

Roommate experiences: communicating and coping

When junior Geoff Doner came home to his dorm room at the beginning of freshman year, there was a list of rules posted on the front door. The rules regarded cleanliness and roommate behavior, but it was just the beginning for this quad of freshmen. “He was a super nice guy,” said Doner, who met […]