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.

Intriguing Sophomores: What a Difference a Year Makes

Freshman year is about taking risks and getting involved. The following four sophomores had freshman experiences that went above and beyond what they expected. The intriguing sophomores reminisce about their pasts, passions and the part-time jobs they had last year. They also try to give advice and inspire incoming freshmen who desire an atypical underclass […]

The Council on American Politics names two new members

Washington communications experts Michael Deaver and Howard Paster were appointed to GW’s Council on American Politics, an organization housed in the Graduate School of Political Management. As new members of the council, Deaver and Paster will help establish the school’s master’s program in strategic public relations. They will work closely with the program’s co-directors, Don […]

‘Feather’ Phil Grosser, 22, a “character”

Known to many as “Feather Phill,” Phillip Grosser, 22, had a distinct presence on campus, both spiritually and visually. Many of Grosser’s close friends remember him as someone passionate about celebrating and sharing his Christian faith. But even those who did not know Grosser personally could identify him by the feather-adorned hat, a graduation gift, […]

So you’re under 21… but you can still put the “ill” in illegal

New town, new people, new places, new rules. You’ve made it to Colonial Inauguration and now there’s nothing more valuable than choosing the perfect venue to kick-start your college careers, friendships, and relationships. No ID? No problem. Grab that strange new roommate or friend and check out our picks for the G-Dubber’s local scene. For […]

TONIC grand opening sees heavier customer traffic than expected

TONIC restaurant opened May 29 after several months of delays but has recorded heavier initial customer traffic than expected, Manager Kenny Bush said. “It’s been surprisingly busy. We got off to a much better start than expected,” he said of the 21st Street restaurant. “Of course, come August, it’s going to be crazy.” A restaurant […]

Colonial Central to open in August

Colonial Central, a space that is being branded as a one-stop location for student services, will open in August. The space, which is an empty room that formerly housed the District Market, was previewed for University employees and media June 14. The center aims to alleviate the University bureaucracy by co-locating offices and integrating the […]

Campus Calendar: Colonial Inauguration Info

CI 2007 Dates CI One: June 20-22 CI Two: June 25-27 CI Three: June 29-July 1 CI Four: July 5-7 CI Five: July 9-11 Check-In Information Check-in for CI begins at 8:30 a.m. on day one of each session. Sample schedules are available online. Check-Out Information CI will wrap up with closing session on day […]

A sports primer: Your guide to sports

Although basketball is undeniably the most popular sport at GW, there are a myriad of other sporting events going on around Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon throughout the year. Fall Soccer The Mount Vernon Athletic Complex, which is located on Foxhall Road and can be accessed by a short shuttle ride, is home to five […]

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 […]