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.

Wireless may soon be all the ‘rave’

In a handful of campuses across the country, students’ cell phones are blowin’ up – not with calls from their friends, but with text messages from professors. A new technology known as Rave Wireless allows students to stay in touch with campus information through their cell phones. With Rave, students can get text messages from […]

I think, therefore I fantasize

At the onset of her fourth year in college, Eve has learned quite a few things about sex. Eve, The Hatchet’s anonymous sex columnist, will share her observations and (sometimes dirty) thoughts about sex at GW with the population that fuels her fire. My name is Eve. I have blonde hair, green eyes and a […]

US Mint Holds Coin Design Competition

The United States Mint has called for students to apply to its Artistic Infusion Program, which was created specifically for outside artists to contribute to the design of the Mint’s coins and medals. Up to six college or graduate-level student designers will be chosen, in addition to 10 new associate designers and 10 current master […]

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 […]