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.

10 things to do before you graduate

You may have seen the list already, and if you have, you probably think it’s daunting. “101 things to do at GW before you graduate,” proclaims the my.gwu.edu homepage, with a myriad of choices ending in “graduate in the city of presidents.” Well, sure. Assuming you don’t hate it here and transfer to State U […]

From registration to orientation: the making of CI

Not very long ago, freshman orientation at GW was a one-day program where students just registered for classes. That’s a far cry from the laser light shows, horse and buggy rides and casino night activities that now mark Colonial Inaugurations. When Helen Cannaday Saulny accepted a promotion that moved her from the admissions office to […]

WEB UPDATE: Johnny Rockets to replace the Gap

Posted Tuesday, July 25, 9: 15 p.m. Johnny Rockets will replace the 20th street space formerly occupied by Gap, which left the mall after last spring semester. A Gap spokesperson said that once the lease lapsed, the store assessed its financial situation and decided to close. Mimi Somerman, senior vice president of marketing for Johnny […]

CI Guide: A guide to popular professors

When registering for classes, incoming freshman may be able to read a course description to find out what the class is like. But that description does not give any insight into how good the professor of the class is. Many students say the professor makes or breaks a class. A great professor makes a bad […]

WEB UPDATE: Marvin Center food venues to open before classes begin

Posted July 25, Tuesday, 9:20 p.m. Construction that began earlier this month on renovations to Marvin Center food venues is on schedule to be completed before fall classes begin, said Nancy Haaga, director of Auxiliary and Institutional Services. Marvin Center food venues are under new management after the departure of Aramark in June. Haaga said […]

WEB UPDATE: Columbian College selects new interim dean

Posted Wednesday, June 21, 5:35 p.m. The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences has a new interim dean to head the college while a search for a new permanent director continues. Political science professor Lee Sigelman resigned his post as interim dean of the school due to health reasons last week and on Friday, Diana […]

Crime Log

Each week The Hatchet sits down with University Police Department officials and compiles the crime log – a list of instances that resulted in a response from UPD and other authorities that week. Here, The Hatchet has compiled a list of some of the stranger entries that appeared in The Hatchet’s crime log last year. […]

WEB UPDATE: SMPA ends director search

After an 18-month search process, Lee Huebner is set to be the new School of Media and Public Affairs director. Huebner is a professor of communication and journalism at Northwestern University. For 14 years, Huebner served as publisher and CEO of the Paris-based International Herald Tribune. The University also announced that Frank Sesno, another final […]

WEB UPDATE: NBA Draft breeds uncertainty

NEW YORK – This year’s NBA Draft is a melting pot of abnormalities. Connecticut has six players likely to get drafted. For the first time ever, no high school players are permitted. And GW has four players eligible to be chosen Wednesday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden here in New York. Pops […]