September 18, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 9

Stories from the September 18, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

A day in the life …

Every date throughout the year has some significance – from historical moments to celebrity news to sports trivia. Read below to find out what important events occurred throughout history on September 18: In 1793, the first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building was laid by then-President George Washington. In 1851, the New-York Daily Times, which […]

Computer whiz to restauranteur

At Wasabi Sushi, there’s no waiting for a waitress to come and take your order. Your food is ready the moment you sit down – you just have to catch it before the person sitting next to you grabs the prawn cucumber pesto roll you wanted. Food moves fast at this 17th and I Street […]

Students help plan SAC events

When junior Molly Nelson participated on the Project Exploration trip as a freshman in 2004, she didn’t know that two years later she would be almost single-handedly coordinating the trip. The same goes for senior Sara Neumann who planned and coordinated Experience D.C., the new co-curricular program that debuted this year one week before fall […]

What’s the deal with… Ivory’s tight security

Ivory Tower is the premier upperclassman dorm, but some residents walk into their building and have flashbacks of freshman year – yells by a University Police Department officer to swipe your GWorld and groups of people forming a line to sign in their guests. Why is Ivory – usually full of only juniors and seniors […]

University, NIH warn of phishing e-mails

The University and the NIH Federal Credit Union warned students and other account holders of receiving scam e-mail notifications meant to look like official bank communications. The University has sent two mass e-mails – the most recent was last week – to students alerting them about the dangers of following the fraudulent e-mails’ instructions, said […]

A photo finish

When graduate student Heather Bradley started a program in El Salvador that helped orphan children take photographs, she never imagined the United Nations would exhibit the children’s work. Bradley, who got her undergraduate degree last May with a major in Latin American studies and women’s studies, first traveled to San Salvador two years ago with […]

GW slides past Vermont in overtime

When head coach Tanya Vogel glanced down the sideline at the visitors’ bench during the GW women’s soccer team’s 2-1 overtime victory over Vermont Sunday, the scene reminded her of her GW dorm room 15 years ago. The metal benches and soccer players may not have been the dorm d?cor back then, but one thing […]

Five Duquesne players shot

Five Duquesne basketball players were shot Sunday morning on the school’s Pittsburgh campus, putting two of the players in critical condition, according to The Associated Press. Sam Ashaolu and Stuard Baldonado are the most severely injured of the five, the AP reported. Shawn James, the nation’s leading shot blocker at Northeastern who transferred to Duquesne […]

Varsity Roundup

Volleyball The volleyball team dropped three straight games at the Wake Forest Black & Gold Challenge in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sept. 15-16. Friday they fell 3-2 to Wake Forest, followed by 3-0 defeats at the hands of Winthrop and then Davidson on Saturday. The Colonials (7-6) had just 49 kills in their first game, compared to […]

“Family Guy” creator visits GW

Seth MacFarlane, creator, producer and voice of the popular animated series’ “Family Guy” and “American Dad,” shared jokes and wisdom with a crowd of fans at the Smith Center Saturday night. Audience members filling about half of the Smith Center were treated to a preview of Sunday night’s “Family Guy” episode and were able to […]