October 2, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 13

Stories from the October 2, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Zoning hearings extended

The D.C. Zoning Commission tentatively scheduled another hearing for the 20-year Campus Plan Thursday in order to hear testimony on GW’s enrollment numbers. Zoning Commission Chair Carol Mitten said the date may change from Oct. 11 if it conflicts with the schedule of D.C.’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Director Bill Crews. The additional […]

“Fifteen miles on the C & O Canal…”

Seniors Dan Kirkwood and Tommy Siegel, like many students at GW, have government jobs – but unlike most, theirs entail wearing clothing from the 1800s, playing the banjo, speaking in colonial accents and knowing a lot about American history. Kirkwood and Siegel work for the National Park Service as historical re-enactors and give boat tours […]

Week of October 2 Slideshow

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Sex column: Is that a flask in your pocket, or are you just flaccid to see me?

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. Editor’s note: names have been changed to protect the naughty. The first […]

Education Dept. to determine college performance by tracking students

Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings on Sept. 26 announced plans to overhaul post-secondary education nationwide by revamping the financial aid process and holding college and universities accountable for student learning. Her announcement came on the heels of a report released the previous week by a 19-member higher education commission formed last year. The report stressed […]

Weekly check up: Appropriate gym use

You run four miles, do 30 minutes on the stationary bike, lift some weights, take an aerobics class and finally emerge from your workout four hours later. Sound familiar? If it does, you may spend an unhealthy amount of time at the gym. College students are one of the biggest at-risk groups for gym overuse. […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Security, Stability and Reconstruction: the Iraqi Police Mentoring and Training Program Hear Billy Kearney speak about his experiences as a former training program manager in Basra. 5 to 6 p.m. 1957 E Street, Room 213 Tuesday Making Study Abroad a Reality Come receive student insight about ways to finance your study abroad plans. 6 […]

Hornberger leads young squad

Jack Hornberger did not always plan on playing water polo. The Houston, Texas native played football, but an injury forced him to give up the gridiron. A friend’s mother insisted that the 6-foot-1 Hornberger try water polo. He was reluctant, but after nabbing All-American honors in high school twice, he visited GW. “My recruiting trip […]

GW Briefs

University to define how to use proposed science center The University is in the process of defining how an on-campus science center will be utilized across the science and engineering departments. As one of the focuses of the 20-year Campus Plan, the science center would be located on I Street between 22nd and 23rd streets, […]

Prof. debuts CNN documentary

Emmy award-winning journalist Frank Sesno is finishing some projects before beginning teaching at the School of Media and Public Affairs this spring. One of those projects, an in-depth documentary on Donald Rumsfeld, the U.S. Secretary of Defense, debuted Saturday night on CNN. Sesno has been working on the documentary since April. “The most controversial, outspoken, […]