It’s 0700 hours on a Friday morning and freshman Chris Brinlee has already been up for an hour and a half doing physical training. His weekly drill session followed by an hour-long lecture is about to begin. Brinlee is a freshman scholarship recipient in GW’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps. A high school cheerleader, member […]
September 25, 2006
Volume 103, Issue 11
Stories from the September 25, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The Hatchet misattributed quotes to the chairman of the NIH Federal Credit Union in “Univ., NIH warns of phishing e-mails” (Sept. 18, p. 11). Chairman Lindsay Alexander’s statements about the phishing scam and the credit union’s response were taken from a fraudulent e-mail.
Monday Grad Schools Day Meet with representatives from more than 300 professional and law schools from around the country during the Graduate and Professional School Fair. 3 to 7 p.m. Smith Center Sponsored by the Career Center An Evening with Mary Beth Cahill Join the GW College Democrats in welcoming one of the Democratic Party’s […]
Amid the groans of exertion and shouts of frustration, something remarkable was taking place on Georgetown’s tennis courts. GW was slowly capturing both the men and women’s singles tournaments, defeating, most notably, Georgetown and Marist College (N.Y.). Junior Kendall Swenson steamrolled her way to the finals where she managed to snag the tournament in two […]
Pulitzer Prize winner Martin Sherwin to teach at GW Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Martin J. Sherwin will join GW as a visiting scholar in January, the University announced last week. Sherwin will teach at both the Elliott School of International Affairs and the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences on courses in history and international affairs. […]
Imagine students tailgating in the parking lot, bundling up to keep warm on chilly autumn afternoons with fellow boisterous fans, feverishly anticipating the home team sprinting onto the field. A staple of many college campuses, the atmosphere around collegiate football is tough to duplicate. GW has not experienced anything similarly vibrant in 40 years. GW’s […]
The Arabic program has nearly tripled the number of classes offered in the last three years to keep up with increasing interest in the language. Nearly 300 students are enrolled in Arabic courses in the Classics and Semitics department this fall. It offers 19 Arabic language classes this semester, an increase from seven in 2003. […]
Senior Sam Sherraden, an international affairs major and former Hatchet photo editor, spent the summer studying abroad in Beijing, China and will spend the fall semester further north in Harbin, China. Twice a month, he will share his experiences and observations from East Asia as one of GW’s many expats. I came to Harbin to […]
The archbishop of Washington spoke to a packed Alumni House Thursday about the Catholic Church and its views on stem-cell research, war and Islam. The Newman Catholic Student Center invited the Rev. Donald Wuerl, who is a former college religion professor, to speak as part of a coffee house discussion series they host regularly called […]
Sometimes junior Ahmad Rasheed gets urges to just stop walking and break out into dance. And whenever that happens he does just that – and he never has a problem attracting an audience. Rasheed, a bioinformatics major in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in GW’s eight-year medical program, said his passion for dancing […]