September 7, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 6

Stories from the September 7, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Facebook changes draw complaints

New features on the popular social networking site Facebook sparked discussion about online privacy on college campuses nationwide Tuesday. A “news feed” on the site’s homepage and “mini feed” on profile pages shows users the most recent actions of their online friends. These actions include new relationship statuses, newly updated photos and RSVPs to event […]

State Plaza Hotel impedes unionization

A Foggy Bottom hotel GW recommends to parents visiting campus was charged with violating federal labor laws Aug. 25. The State Plaza Hotel located on F Street between 21st and 22nd streets was found guilty of coercing employees to oppose its workers’ recent unionization attempt. According to court documents, the State Plaza management fired the […]

Common to rock Fall Fest

For many students, the freshman convocation signifies a formal entrance into the GW community. While perhaps much less of an official or traditional welcome to GW, the University’s annual Fall Fest, or concert on the quad, is also an important, albeit different, major college experience for incoming students. Fall Fest 2006 kicks off Saturday, Sept. […]

WEB EXTRA: Pop-punk marathon hits 9:30 Club

On Sept. 5, the 9:30 Club hosted a pop-punk marathon of five bands from across the country. As the first band, All Time Low, took the stage, a wave of scantily clad teenage girls and spiky-haired teenage boys rushed toward the stage and packed each other as tightly as possible against the rail. All Time […]