October 5, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 14

Stories from the October 5, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.


Editor’s Note: Foggy Bottom resident Ellie Becker said her quote about GW student behavior was misrepresented in “Zoning hearings extended” (Oct. 2, p. 1). She claims she said “a small minority of students” do not know how to behave, not that “students” in general do not know how to behave. The reporter said he believes […]

Crime Log

Destruction 9/29 – Fulbright Hall – 5:40 p.m. – case closed The University Police Department received a report that a fire alarm had been falsely pulled in Fulbright Hall. Upon arrival, UPD discovered that the plastic cover had been pulled off, which triggered the alarm. A student reported she heard people throwing a baseball in […]

GW Profs work hard at jobs outside of teaching

With more than half of all professors teaching part-time, many maintain places of full-time employment outside GW. Last fall, almost 3,000 of the nearly 4,500 professors taught part-time, according to Office of Institutional Research information. “(My workplace) is totally convenient, at 18th and K,” said Katherine King, a part-time professor for the School of Media […]

GW calls on GumBusters to clean up streets

They ain’t afraid of no gum. With neon green t-shirts asking “Who you gonna call,” a team of gumbusters has been making rounds at GW to keep campus sidewalks free from gum. The University contracted GumBustersDC in September to remove dried gum spots from sidewalks outside Lisner Auditorium, Gelman Library, Kogan Plaza, 1957 E Street […]

Gym rats pick up at HellWell

You can hear it before you can see it. The squeaking of sneakers, the bouncing of balls and the cadence of competitive language fills the air the moment one steps off of the elevator onto the third floor of the Lerner Health and Wellness Center. On the hardwood is a GW athletic match that never […]

Metro opens SmartTrip express lane at selected stations

Metro unveiled new fare gates Monday that only permit riders with SmarTrip cards to pass through in an effort to decrease wait times. The Pentagon City, New Carrollton, Vienna, Bethesda and Anacostia stations are the first to receive the new gates. The “express lanes” will allow 32 riders per minute – 10 more than the […]

GW golf drops Stonehouse tourney

Last year in Toano, Va., at the par-70 Stonehouse Golf Course, recent graduate Brian Carroll finished the Joe Agee Invitational with a score of 210, not only grabbing first place, but also thrusting the GW golf team to a victory as a well. This year, history did not repeat itself despite a pair of eagles […]

Turner to sit out senior year

Corinne Turner, a senior, will not rejoin the women’s basketball team this season, head coach Joe McKeown said. Turner experiencedc decreased playing time during her junior year and has been hampered by injuries during her tenure at GW “She is still part of the program and is still on scholarship,” McKeown said. McKeown said that […]

Org. helps assimilate international students to life in U.S., at GW

The slang, idioms and nonverbal gestures prevalent on college campuses can make learning English extremely difficult for international students. A discussion group sponsored by the Multicultural Student Services Center and the International Services Office aims to ease students into life in America and at GW. The Conversation, Communication and Culture Group is in its third […]