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.

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 […]

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 […]