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.

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 […]

CI Guide: Registration changes for freshmen

Incoming freshmen will get to do all the things at CI that upperclassmen did, except for one thing: register. The University has restructured Colonial Inauguration to leave out class registration. Members of the class of 2010 choose their classes and register online before coming to CI. In previous years, students registered for classes on the […]

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 […]