November 13, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 25

Stories from the November 13, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Greeks buy dates at auction for charity

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Mu Beta Chapter “brought sexy back” with a date auction in the Marvin Center Friday night. The second annual auction featured 30 participants from eight of the nine National Pan-Hellenic Council chapters and one Multicultural Greek Council chapter. Contestants included students and alumni, as well as Greek-letter group members […]

GRE and LSAT to see formatting changes

The standardized test for most graduate students will nearly double in length next year and the law school entrance exam will see minor changes. Students taking the Graduate Record Examination, a test most graduate programs nationwide require for admission, will have a completely new exam beginning next September. The Law School Admissions Test will make […]

GW Blind Date: A chatty dinner date

Awkward silences were nonexistent on a date between Michael, a junior, and Adam, a sophomore, at Firefly restaurant in Dupont Circle as they talked non-stop about home towns, studying abroad and the GW social scene. Michael I have been on a blind date before, when I was in high school in Los Angeles. Adam and […]

Weekly check up: Dangers of piercings and tattoos

Piercings and tattoos are popular tools for self-expression among college students, but if you’re not careful, these body decorations could become ugly scars or painful mistakes. According to a study published in September in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology, 24 percent of surveyed participants between the ages of 18 and 50 had tattoos, […]

Elliott’s 25 push men to win in Boston

BOSTON, Nov. 10-During the second half of GW’s men’s basketball game against Boston University, senior guard Carl Elliott was knocked hard to the floor after a rough foul while driving. Rather than get in the face of the culprits, Elliott briefly lay on the hardwood floor, then smiled a big toothy grin, got up and […]

What’s the deal with… GW’s yearbook?

For the past few weeks, the Cherry Tree staff has been sitting in the lobby of Ivory Tower taking senior portraits. While snapping photos, they are also spreading the word – it’s not uncommon for students to wonder what the Cherry Tree even is. Many students around campus were unaware that GW has a yearbook […]

Depth needed in post players

While the GW women’s basketball team has received the strong play that it expected from its guards through the season’s first two games, the Colonials likely would not have made it look so easy last weekend without the balanced attack of its post players. The team’s innate need for solid efforts from forwards Chantelle John […]

Under the covers: Navigating GW’s sex scene

At the onset of her fourth year in college, Eve has learned quite a few things about sex. Eve, The Hatchet’s anonymous sex columnist, will share her observations and (sometimes dirty) thoughts about sex at GW with the population that fuels her fire. Editor’s note: names have been changed to protect the naughty I have, […]

Moore back in Dec.

BOSTON, Nov. 10-Sophomore Cheyenne Moore, who is sidelined with a fracture of his left tibia, said before Friday night’s game that he is rehabbing in hopes of coming back by mid-December. Moore said he recently rode on a stationary bike pain-free, something he was unable to do immediately after the injury. Moore transferred from Clemson […]

Playing it safe off campus

It’s 2 a.m. and you just left an off-campus nightclub – any number of nightmare-like situations could ensue. How do you get home? Has your friend had dangerously too much to drink? Where do you go from here? The solution to your problem could be on one convenient card, small enough to fit into your […]