December 11, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 31

Stories from the December 11, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Young Alumni Network kicks off

A new program launched last week is making a push to keep young alumni involved at GW. Last Wednesday, about 200 people attended the kickoff event for the Young Alumni Network, sponsored by GW’s Alumni Association. The initiative plans to inform recent alumni in D.C. and surrounding areas about how they can continue to be […]

Duques to stay open later during finals week

Students will be able to study a little longer during this year’s finals and avoid crowds at Gelman Library due to an extension of hours in Duqu?s Hall. Starting today, Duqu?s will be open from 6:30 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. every weekday until Dec. 20. Saturday, Duqu?s will be open from 6:30 a.m. until 8 […]

Trampled by the Trojans

ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 9 – Finals are this week in Foggy Bottom and a handful of men’s basketball players are beginning with failing marks – on the court, at least. GW’s 76-65 loss to the University of Southern California in the Wooden Classic Saturday won’t count toward any classroom grade, but it was a final […]

Facilitate finals on Mount Vernon

Hey, where are you living this year?” “The Vern.” “Oh, I’m sorry.” Via Facebook and cell phones, e-mail and texting, this kind of exchange was all too common amongst GW students throughout the summer. At the same time, during tours for prospective students, GW portrayed the Mount Vernon campus as a heaven on earth – […]

Veterans featured in documentary on running for congress

A crowd of about 100 people filled the Jack Morton Auditorium Thursday for an advanced screening of “Taking the Hill,” a documentary which follows four U.S. Army war veterans in their quest to become members of the U.S. House of Representatives during the 2006 midterm elections. The screening was sponsored by Discovery Times and the […]

Nicholas Savio: How can we wear the GW logo with pride?

On Nov. 17, three students at Purdue University started a hunger strike demanding that their university adopt the Designated Suppliers Program, a system for protecting the rights of workers who sew University logo apparel. By Nov. 27, that number had risen to 15 students. The hunger strike came after a year and a half of […]

Women bounce back at home

For the No. 19/21 GW (AP, ESPN/USAToday) women’s basketball team, trailing early before pulling out a win has become a trend this season. Three of GW’s victories have come after trailing at halftime, while another saw the Colonials with only a two-point advantage midway through the game. Against Liberty University (Va.) Sunday, GW found itself […]

Holiday Photo Essay

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Andrew Siddons: Live it up for the last semester

Right now, I’m in full existential crisis mode. I have a feeling that if you’re a senior; we’re in the same boat. If you aren’t, good for you, but right now who isn’t overwhelmed with papers, presentations and exams and doesn’t want to strangle the next person who asks you about an internship, writing a […]