Two GW organizations co-hosted a panel discussion on how Latina women can become successful in the business world while also giving back to the community. The fourth annual “Hispanic Women of Excellence” panel spoke to an audience of about 25 in the Mount Vernon Hand Chapel on the topic of their struggles and how they […]
October 16, 2006
Volume 103, Issue 17
Stories from the October 16, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
As GW searches for a new president, Gallaudet University police arrested more than 100 students and alumni Friday night after three days of the students blockading campus gates in protest of the school’s incoming president. The country’s only deaf liberal arts college had been shut down since Wednesday.
President George W. Bush dedicated the United States Air Force Memorial Saturday, making it the last branch of the U.S. military to receive a memorial in the D.C. area. Built adjacent to Arlington Cemetery, the Air Force Memorial features three stainless steel spires that curve up 270 feet into the sky. It was designed by […]
GWTV may be back on the air, but that doesn’t mean the student organization is back on track. Two years ago GWTV was a student organization producing original content by students with the aid of faculty advisors. For the first six weeks of classes this year, channel six was a blank screen. Some former members […]
GW’s top leadership will look very different beginning this July. Chairman of the Board of Trustees Charles Manatt announced at Friday’s board meeting that he will step down from his position when his term expires at the end of June. University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg announced last April that he will step down from his […]
It’s 9:30 on a Thursday night in the outskirts of D.C.’s Chinatown at RNR Bar & Lounge, formerly known as Coyote Ugly, and people are lugging around cardboard boxes with flyers, setting up a cash register outside, and fixing last-minute details with bouncers and the club owner. They chatter excitedly about who will show up […]
More than 100 people have been nominated to assume GW’s top post after University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg steps down in July 2007. James Ferrare, a consultant with Academic Search Consultation Services – the private firm the University hired to aid in the search – said 102 names have already been suggested for the position, […]
After two straight losses at home, the GW women’s soccer team added an important conference win with a 2-1 victory over St. Bonaventure Sunday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex. With the Atlantic 10 tournament just three weeks away, the Colonials knew that the Bonnies were the first of four upcoming “must-win” games. “We’re […]
Celebrity guests determined the best appetizer, entree and dessert in Georgetown Saturday at the Taste of Georgetown. The festival is an annual celebration of food along Wisconsin Avenue organized by the Georgetown Business Improvement District. Almost 30 restaurants participated in the event, which featured live music, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year proceeds […]
A freshman water polo player was arrested Saturday night by Metropolitan Police on felony charges of possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, said Antoinette Murray, a processing technician in the department’s second district. The student, whose name is being withheld by The Hatchet, was arrested in Thurston Hall and was in jail as […]