September 11, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 7

Stories from the September 11, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Welcome Week kicks off year

A performance by hip-hop artist Common at Fall Fest Saturday capped off nine days of Welcome Week activities. Welcome Week offered students shopping trips to Target, a student organization fair in the Marvin Center and the transformation of the Smith Center into a dance club. “We are really pleased and excited about how Welcome Week […]

Varsity Roundup

Volleyball The volleyball team finished third out of four teams at the Hokie Invitational in Blacksburg, Va., Sept. 7-8. Virginia Tech (6-3) and Appalachian State (5-4) swept the Colonials before GW beat Liberty (0-7) 3-0. Senior Juliene McLaughlin had 19 kills in the win and 18 kills against the Hokies. GW (7-2) next plays at […]

5 years later

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Born to be at GW

Most freshmen are enthusiastic about coming to college. Emily Brooks has taken the excitement to an entirely new level. A week into classes, Brooks, a small but largely ambitious 18-year-old blonde-haired Tennessean, has already organized dinners for her classmates during Colonial Inauguration, declared her ambitions to run for a freshman non-voting seat in the Student […]

Snapshot: Chain Gang

Demonstrators dressed as Vice President Dick Cheney, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, President George W. Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice protest against the Bush administration Sunday afternoon on the National Mall.

University department takes over inspections

GW will not hire an outside contractor to conduct health and safety inspections of residence halls this year, according to University officials. This year the University’s Office of Risk Management will conduct the searches, a change from last year when GW hired outside contractor HRH Mitigation Incorporated to inspect residence halls. Rooms will continue to […]

WEB UPDATE: Jamie Foxx plays basketball at HellWell

Posted Sept. 12, 2006, 6:21 p.m. Oscar-winning actor and comedian Jamie Foxx was seen practicing basketball with GW students Tuesday evening at the Lerner Health and Wellness center third floor. Foxx began playing at about 6:15 p.m. More details and photos coming soon. Check back at gwhatchet.com.

WOW waits on liquor license

Students will have to wait until at least December to drink alcoholic beverages on the fifth floor of the Marvin Center. The University and Sodexho, which manages food services in the Marvin Center, have not yet submitted an application for a liquor license from the city because operational details of the Southwest style restaurant that […]

GW Briefs

First female space tourist a GW alumna Anousheh Ansari is about to make history hundreds of miles away from where she went to graduate school in Foggy Bottom. Hundreds of miles above Foggy Bottom, that is. The GW alumna is set to become the first woman, and only fourth ever, space tourist when a Russian […]

WEB UPDATE: Hundreds gather at GW’s Sept. 11 vigil

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