June 20, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 3

Stories from the June 20, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

The Hatchet’s guide to art classes at GW

Whether you’re an experienced artist, actor or musician or just starting out and need to fulfill that creative GCR (general curriculum requirement), there’s an arts class for you at GW. Best Fine Arts Classes Photography: Whether you’ve dabbled in photography before or have no clue how to point a camera, you should check out the […]

Snapshot: Making memories

Colonial Cabinet members film their introduction video for the incoming freshman Class of 2011 outside the 2109 F Street residence hall in mid-June. Photo Credit: Alex Ellis/assistant photo editor

Eddie Bieber, 96, was a campus icon

Eddie Bieber, whose shirtless appearance outside The Schenley residence hall earned him the nickname ‘Old Man Schenley’, died May 31 at GW Hospital. He was 96. Bieber spent nearly one month in the hospital due to complications from a hip injury before his death. A native Washingtonian, Bieber lived in the same apartment in The […]

The Best of the Crime Log

The Hatchet publishes a crime log from the University Police Department each Thursday in the newspaper’s metro section. Below is the best of the log from the last academic year. Disorderly Conduct 2/11/07 – Thurston Hall – 2:58 a.m. – case closed A University Police Department officer requested to see a student’s GWorld card in […]

Faith Forum: Faith and values at Lisner

Below, Democratic presidential candidates John Edwards, Sen. Hillary Clinton (N.Y.), and Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) stand with the Rev. Jim Wallis and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien at a faith, values, and poverty forum at Lisner Auditorium June 4. Read the full article here. Photos by Alex Ellis/assistant photo editor

Committee to review University Writing classes

The University Writing Program faculty responded last month to concerns about consistency among its introductory course curricula and subject matter by creating a committee to review each section’s syllabus and assignments. “The faculty serving on this committee will be able to mentor faculty from across the program to continue to develop even stronger and better […]

The dangers of drinking at CI

It is not uncommon for incoming freshmen to drink during their first nights as college students in Foggy Bottom, but many students do not seem clear on the consequences of their actions at Colonial Inauguration. Technically, the penalties for drinking at CI and during the academic year are the same, but the University can, and […]

Diana Kugel: Inaugurating the Class of 2011

Chances are that if you are reading this at CI, you are probably going on maybe four hours of sleep, so I won’t take it personally if you don’t make it past the third paragraph. After all, there is only so much “Go GW!” spirit that any individual can take in 48 hours before they […]

Colonial Cash, J Street to change

Drastic changes to the Colonial Cash system that require students to spend predetermined amounts at GW eateries will allow the University to finance sweeping changes to J Street. Nancy Haaga, managing director of Campus Support Services, said the changes to many of J Street’s venues are in response to parent and student concern about a […]

A national champ

The first time Jennifer Bodine rode a bike, it got the best of her and she broke her 5-year-old leg. Decades later, the GW first-year graduate student is showing the bike who is boss. In May, Bodine won a major race at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships in Lawrence, Kan., in thrilling fashion. […]