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.

SA Notes

Thorpe continues push to put condoms in residence halls Student Association President Lamar Thorpe has made the “Condoms in Residence Halls” program one of his main undertakings this summer as he begins his term. In addition to meeting with student leaders and University officials at GW, Thorpe, a senior, has also met with students who […]

WEB UPDATE: Taxi runs into McFadden’s Restaurant, injures four

Posted Wednesday, June 28, 6:48 p.m. Four people were injured Tuesday night after a taxicab ran onto a sidewalk on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of a bar popular with students. An injured McFadden’s employee was taken to the GW Hospital and a former employee of McFadden’s who was also outside when the accident occurred was […]

Three new groups join campus

Urban campuses might be known for having more subdued fraternity and sorority scenes, but GW’s list of Greek-letter groups is growing. Three new chapters, fraternities Sigma Chi and Kappa Alpha Order and sorority Pi Beta Phi, will hold recruitment events for the first time this fall. About 15 to 18 percent of the student body […]

Ten tips for getting the most out of CI

It’s four years packed into three days. Are you wondering how you could possibly make the most of your time at Colonial Inauguration? The Hatchet is here to help with 10 simple tips to keep in mind while you are hopping from activity to activity. 10. Wear sunscreen It’s a simple tip – but seriously, […]

The year in review: highlights and headlines

September Katrina refugees come to campus Following Hurricane Katrina, GW announced that displaced students from the region could enroll in courses at GW. Eighty-two undergraduate and graduate students accepted the offer. Due to space constraints, the students were not offered University housing. Smoking banned in residence halls In September, the University banned smoking in all […]

WEB UPDATE: Pinnock emotional, ready for his future

With no less than his future on the line, former GW guard Danilo (J.R.) Pinnock sat in front a television screen in his hometown of McDonough, Ga., with his family and agent and watched the NBA Draft Wednesday night. All the work, traveling, ups and downs of the month since he announced that he was […]

Staff Editorial :Issues overview

The hectic buildup to college life can often result in an exclusive focus on housing selection, class registration and other short-term issues concerning incoming freshmen. Students and parents should be aware, however, of several larger issues affecting GW. Concerns over student services: Ongoing student complaints over poor delivery of non-academic services became readily apparent several […]

CI Guide: Separating truth from myth

As freshmen arrive at GW, many will hear some outrageous pieces of information about GW. And let’s face it – freshmen are the easiest targets for falling victim to misinformation. This truth-finding, myth-cracking guide will guard freshmen against being too gullible. GW is the most expensive school in the country Myth: Well, not quite. GW […]