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.

UPD alcohol citations up, SJS violations down

The number of students cited for alcohol-related violations has nearly doubled this September compared to last year, while the number of Student Judicial Services sanctions for alcohol has decreased from 93 to 13, according to University Police Department and SJS statistics. Twenty-four students were written up for alcohol-related violations last September while 45 students were […]

Univ. has no plans for Colonials Weekend music act

The University decided late last week not to offer a headlining musical performance as part of this year’s Colonials Weekend, said Robert Chernak, senior vice president for Student and Academic Support Services. For the past three years, the University has booked both a high-profile comedic act and musical act as main events during Colonials Weekend. […]

Congressman, Journalist discuss Middle East conflict

U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.), D.C. bureau chief of Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz and a fellow from the Middle East Forum discussed conflicts in the Middle East before about 100 people in Funger Hall Tuesday night. The Student Alliance for Israel and the College Democrats hosted a panel discussion called “Hezbollah, Israel and the U.S.: A […]

Area schools beef up preseason basketball events

Last March, it seemed as though D.C. was a hotbed for men’s college basketball. Three District-area universities qualified for the men’s basketball NCAA Tournament, and this year, those three schools have taken different approaches to their Midnight Madness celebrations: one is being televised by ESPN, one is beefing up entertainment and one axed the event. […]