November 6, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 23

Stories from the November 6, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW Expat: Winter, beauty in Tibet

Senior Sam Sherraden, an international affairs major and former Hatchet photo editor, spent the summer studying abroad in Beijing, China, and is spending 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 turned onto my back […]

GW alumni, student, faculty candidates ready for elections

Voters across the country will decide Tuesday if a slew of GW students, alumni and faculty running in the midterm elections are best suited to take office. Alumni running for Congress are in some of the most highly contested races. Tim Mahoney, who received his MBA from GW in 1983, is running for U.S. representative […]

Weekly check up: Flu shots

The leaves are changing colors, the temperature is dropping and it gets dark at 5 p.m. We all know what that means: winter is on its way, and so is the flu. But the flu, a respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus, and its painful symptoms such as fever, headaches, muscle aches, cough and […]

New food venues to open late after months of delays

The openings of three campus-dining venues are still expected to be late, with WOW Caf? and Wingery likely opening next semester. The construction of WOW is almost completed, but it might not open until after winter break; Potomac House’s Carvings has also suffered construction and permit delays, but is scheduled to open in late November, […]

A Catholic tie for young females

On a campus where politics is the tie that binds, GW students Michelle Huntley and Emily Karrs use their religion to connect with other students. That’s why they brought a new student organization, the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, to GW. “Our goal is to build a solid community for GW Catholic women. We are […]

Week in Review Slideshow

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Greeks end week of competitive and service-oriented activities

A Halloween-themed Greek Week ended Saturday after days of competition, fundraising and community service events. The week’s events included volunteering with KidFest, Greek Games on Kogan Plaza, trick-or-treating with UNICEF, a skit night, date auction, game night, a party at Heritage and a barbecue on University Yard. Greek-letter governing groups the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Association, […]

Snapshot: Hungry men

Junior John Galmiche, program chair of the Interfraternity Council, serves burgers out to hungry Greek-letter group members Saturday in University Yard. The event ended Greek Week.

Senator calls for comprehensive inquiry into lender practices

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Il., has called on the Department of Education to review suspect practices by lenders involved in the Federal Family Education Loan program. Durbin submitted a letter to the department’s inspector general Oct. 31 requesting that the review be expanded to all entities associated with the program and that all regulations agreed to […]