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.

Inside our pages: From the editor’s desk

At least once every few weeks, I get an e-mail from an alumnus that goes something like this: Jake, My name is (insert name here). I was a student (sometime in the past eight years). I was wondering if you could remove this article from GWHatchet.com. It has my name in it and (I can’t […]

WEB UPDATE: Loading dock fire prompts International House evacuation

Posted Saturday, June 23, 6:30 p.m. A burning trashcan outside International House prompted the evacuation of residents late Saturday afternoon. Seven D.C. fire trucks arrived on Virginia Avenue between 22nd and 23rd streets and quickly put out the blaze, which burned in the loading dock. Foggy Bottom’s own Engine 23 was the first to respond […]

Jumpstart your job search

Sophomore Vanessa White used to work off-campus to help pay for her tuition. She had to take the Metro to and from her job, pay for transportation and worry about walking home late at night. With her on-campus job at Ticketmaster she does not have to worry about extra costs or safety. “It’s more convenient […]

WEB UPDATE: GW gets UCLA, but slim pickings at home

Posted Thursday, July 12, 9:43 p.m. Updated Friday, July 12, 12:52 p.m. GW’s Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz would like to get one thing straight with fans of the school’s men’s basketball team: he, too, wants to see good teams come play at Smith Center. Unfortunately for GW and its fans, that has become nearly […]

Staff Editorial: Examining the issues of a GW experience

As the college careers of members of the Class of 2011 are set to begin in a few months, there are vital issues that will impact their time at GW that have been debated long before they submitted applications to Rice Hall. Another round of dining changes, possible academic restructuring and the beginning of President-elect […]

WEB UPDATE: President-elect Knapp to live in Alumni House

Updated Wednesday, July 11, 11:56 p.m. Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2:38 p.m (Breaking News) Incoming University President Steven Knapp will live in Alumni House following a restoration of the 158-year-old building, University officials confirmed Wednesday. Knapp will be the first University president to live on campus since the University relocated to Foggy Bottom in 1912. […]

Weekly Checkup: Mononucleosis

On sultry summer nights in the District, we are all tempted to relax and get in touch with our romantic sides. On a college campus on these tempting evenings, students need to balance work, sometimes classes, and their personal life, which could culminate in catching mononucleosis for a month, whether it is with a significant […]

WEB UPDATE: Smashing Pumpkins return to D.C.

Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2:35 p.m. After years of pouting and heartache, 90’s alt-rockers the Smashing Pumpkins have returned to the spotlight in an attempt to appease their adoring fans by releasing their new album “Zeitgeist” (Reprise records) and going on tour. Last Tuesday, the day of “Zeitgeist’s” release, hundreds of Pumpkins fans stood in […]

David Ceasar: Looking back to move forward

The Class of 2011 is coming to GW at a historic moment. And the sooner the freshman class takes that to heart and appreciates the significance of such timing, the better. The potential for significant change to this University is on the horizon, and as the first group of Colonials under a new president, you […]

WEB UPDATE: Student leaders allegedly sexually abused sophomore, report says

Posted Sunday, July 29, 2:30 p.m. Last year’s Student Association President Lamar Thorpe and current SA Finance Chair Richard Fowler allegedly sexually abused a female sophomore, according to a witness’ account and a University Police report obtained by The Hatchet. Both students have categorically denied the incident’s occurrence and that there is a case before […]