November 30, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 28

Stories from the November 30, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

At Texas A&M, slave video reflects broader racial tensions

A homemade video recently posted on the video sharing site YouTube presented a master and slave scene with a man in blackface being beaten for not following commands. The video was made by three white students from Texas A&M University in College Station. Titled “The Adventures of Jeraboem” and two minutes long, the video begins […]

Sam Salkin: Bring sense to the semester’s end

GW may have the highest tuition in America, but have you ever thought of the true value our tuition brings us? This year’s freshmen will pay $37,820 a year in tuition for the next four years, no small sum; however those students will not have a fall break and many will stay until Dec. 22 […]

WEB UPDATE: Six students arrested for AIDS protest at White House

Posted Saturday, Dec. 2, 1:18 a.m. Twenty students, including six GW students, were arrested at about 4 p.m. Friday for protesting on White House property without a permit as a part of the World AIDS Day rally. The students dressed themselves as needles, pill bottles and doctors with coats stating “Missing Doctors.” They were released […]

Letters to the Editor

Check numbers and facts about adjuncts This might seem a bit technical for most Hatchet readers, but let me correct a few minor factual inaccuracies in Mr. Grossman’s otherwise fine article “Court of Appeals hears GW case against part-time professors union” (Nov. 20, p. 1). At one point in the article, the author writes that […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Blood Drive 1 to 7 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Sponsored by Colonial Donors Friday Free HIV Testing Find out your status on World AIDS Day. 1 to 3 p.m. Marvin Center 301 Sponsored by GW Student Global AIDS Campaign, Student Health and the Student Association World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil Join in the […]

Sophomore arrested for potential marijuana dealing

A 19-year-old sophomore was arrested earlier this month for possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and is scheduled to appear before the D.C. Superior Court Monday. University Police officers received a call about a loud party in JBKO, according to a police report. When officers arrived on the scene, they smelled a suspicious odor […]

WEB EXTRA: Almost The Greatest: Cat Power Delivers Mostly Drama-Free Set

Cat Power is, quite possibly, indie’s most infamous performer. Any fan knows just how far her reputation precedes her. Blame it on the alcohol; blame it on her sensitivity; it has been such a shame to hear indie’s finest female singer-songwriter struggle to perform. Fans love to recall their Cat Power story. It seems everyone […]

Students try to revive GWTV programming

Two seniors are spearheading efforts to revive GWTV – a student organization that has been largely inactive so far this year. After three months of sporadic programming on the channel, seniors Matt Saunders and Curtis Raye have begun recruiting students to join the executive board of GW’s television group. Channel 6 is on the air […]

Court denies GW’s appeal against part-time faculty union

The GW administration was handed another legal defeat this week in the ongoing dispute over part-time faculty unionization. Less than two weeks after a U.S. Court of Appeals heard GW’s case against the creation of a part-time faculty union, the court denied the appeal. It ruled that the University must decide to bargain with the […]