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 […]
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.
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.
There was a moment Friday night where Coach Joe McKeown was at a loss for words. For a second, he had no answers. Typically eager to talk about his team, McKeown gasped and looked up at the ceiling. He was asked a routine, clich? question about Friday night’s game with Lake Truck: did he learn […]
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 […]
Monday Protecting Consumers in the Next Tech-ade Come listen to Federal Trade Commission hearings that explore how the globalization of commerce impacts consumer protection. 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Lisner Auditorium Sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission The Rhodes Scholarship: An Insider’s Perspective If you’re interested in applying for the Rhodes Scholarship, come listen to […]
Assistant professor Henry Farrell talks about politics to more than 9,000 people every day. But he’s not running for office or teaching a class – he’s a political blogger at GW. Farrell, who teachers political science and international affairs, is one of several professors who regularly contribute to online Web logs – known as blogs […]