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 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. […]

GW Dictionary

Like every school and organization, GW has plenty of slang terms and phrases that make little sense outside of Foggy Bottom. Let this companion to Webster’s English dictionary serve as your guide to avigating the bizarre world of Thrustin’, The Vern and much more. 4-RIDE: GW’s free shuttle service. It runs from dusk to dawn […]

Drugs in the Dorms

University officials said this spring that drug distribution violations rose during this past academic year. While many of the students arrested for dealing marijuana were prosecuted in District court, they faced severe consequences within the University’s own judicial processes. The University’s punishment for drug distribution can be as severe as expulsion, and several vocal students […]

Basketball Notebook

Hobbs to coach, Adair and Hollis invited to U-19 tryouts GW head men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs will serve as an assistant coach on this summer’s U-19 USA Men’s Basketball team, which will participate in 2007 FIBA U19 World Championships, held July 12-22 in Novi Sad, Serbia. Rising sophomore forward Damian Hollis will tryout for […]