Closed-circuit cameras installed by Metropolitan Police this summer in response to a crime wave will remain in use despite a planned late October removal. The D.C. Council approved funds for the surveillance in emergency legislation passed this summer to fight back a sudden increase in crime. According to a press release from Mayor Anthony Williams, […]
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.
CNNMoney.com recently reported GW’s tuition as the highest-priced in the country, but University administrators said the ranking is misleading. For the 2006-2007 academic year, incoming freshmen paid $49,290 with room and board costs, according to GW Media Relations. GW is one of a select few universities in the country with a fixed-tuition plan, which guarantees […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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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, […]
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.