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.

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 […]

UCC hosts stress and trauma event

Clinical psychologist Mark D. Lerner discussed how individuals can help and support victims of traumatic events at a University Counseling Center presentation Friday in the Marvin Center. Lerner helped write “A Practical Guide for University Crisis Response” and is president of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress He has also worked with the […]

Students may line up for hoops tickets

The University is considering having students line up the day before home men’s basketball games to pick up tickets, the co-president of the Colonial Army said. Frank Dale, the co-president of the student spirit organization, said the administration has not made a decision about whether his organization will be able to gain early entry into […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Washington Internship Program Info Session Come find out about this program combining work and study in D.C. 2 to 3 p.m. Marvin Center 307 Sponsored by the Career Center Ektelon Racquetball Demo Day Whether a beginner or an advanced player, come get some tips and demos of the latest gear. 6 to 8 p.m. […]

Colonials’ troubles continue

The cold and clouds were an ominous sign for the GW men’s soccer team’s Saturday match-up against George Mason. This year’s installment of the annual meeting, which bounces between the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex and George Mason Stadium, found the Patriots with a 1-0 advantage after Mason sophomore Dan Ames tapped in the game-winning goal […]

GW Briefs

Elliott School to add graduate program in Middle East Studies The Elliott School of International Affairs plans to launch a graduate program in Middle East Studies next fall. “We feel that since 9-11, we need more of a focus on the Middle East,” said David Grier, the associate dean for academic programs for the Elliott […]

President to travel for alumni

As University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg prepares to say goodbye to his presidency in July, he is also saying goodbye to as many alumni, in as many places, as possible. Over the next year Trachtenberg will be traveling to 10 alumni receptions within the United States and other events in London and Oxford, England. Trachtenberg […]


The Hatchet erroneously attributed quotes in the Sept. 14 issue to Gary Livacari (“GW Dems offer alternative club,” p. 6). Some of Livacari’s quotes should have been attributed to junior Peter Glessing, the College Republicans Director of Public Relations. In the article on Sept. 5 (“GW Proposes H Street Crosswalk,” p. 7), Sherry Rutherford was […]

The long road to getting GWorld

With 15 food venues under review for becoming Colonial Cash partners, it may be a while before anyone can swipe their GWorld at Trader Joe’s, among other places. University officials say the process to joining the approximately four-dozen D.C. restaurants and food-providers accepting Colonial Cash can be a long one. Ken Pimentel, director of the […]