August 30, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 4

Stories from the August 30, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sports Calendar, Scoreboard

Scoreboard Women’s soccer Aug. 23: William & Mary, L, 3-0 (Exhibition) Aug. 26: UMBC, W, 1-0 (Exhibition) Men’s soccer Aug. 27: VMI, W, 7-0 (Exhibition) Volleyball Aug. 24: George Mason, L, 3-1 Aug. 25: Georgetown, W, 3-0 Aug. 25: American, L, 3-2 Number Crunch 1,516: Attendance at the GW volleyball team’s 3-2 loss to American […]

University hires two new Alumni Relations officials

GW took its first step toward achieving University President Steven Knapp’s goal of increasing alumni relations by welcoming two new administrators upon the beginning of his tenure. Adrienne Rulnick is serving the University as associate vice president for principal gifts in the division of Development, a position recently created, while John Kudless replaced Scott Mory […]

Trachtenberg accepts headhunting job

After more than two decades as a university administrator, Stephen Joel Trachtenberg is joining the private sector to help other institutions find qualified presidents, administrators and professors. GW’s former president accepted a job earlier this month as a top executive at Korn/Ferry International, one of the nation’s largest headhunting firms. He will serve as chairman […]

From Pumpkins to Police, V-Fest to H Street

Ahh, summer in the city. For those of us that stuck around the District during the summer months, we all know that it’s been quite the wild ride. Quite frankly, we’re all a little bit exhausted. We worked hard, we partied hard, we ate well, and we caused trouble wherever we could. But perhaps the […]

Rabid bat found in Funger

Web UpdateSaturday, Sept. 1 11:39 a.m. University Police Department officers found a rabid juvenile bat this week in a widely used academic building. The unconscious bat was found on the fifth floor of Funger Hall, located on 22nd and G streets, according to an online University alert. The alert adds that no one came into […]

GW ranked 54th by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report ranked GW 54th in its annual listing of the nation’s top 100 undergraduate programs, a rank on par with the University’s decade-long, near-50 showing on the list. The University fell from its previous rank of number 52 and shares this year’s spot with Pepperdine University and University of Maryland. GW […]

This month in live music

September means a lot of different things at GW: getting professors to sign you into a class, (maybe) buying books for said class and perhaps lining up that internship your parents keep hounding you about. But above all, it means figuring out a way to work all that “important” stuff around all the concerts that […]

Varsity Roundup

Volleyball The volleyball team opened its 2007 season with a 1-2 record, including a 1-1 record in the D.C. Challenge at American University Aug. 25. The team also lost at George Mason 3-1 Aug. 24 in Fairfax. Senior Janine Brown recorded 26 digs in a 3-0 win over Georgetown and 25 spikes in the Colonials’ […]

College Democrats place second in national contest

Two years ago, the GW College Democrats ran an admittedly disorganized student organization. Now the chapter has turned things around so much so that the group took second place in a national chapter of the year contest earlier this summer. “We did a lot over the past year to revitalize the organization,” said junior Tanya […]

What’s On TV

We are back at GW. Summer is almost over and fall is right around the corner. Soon, leaves will be changing colors, the humid D.C. heat will give way to cooler temperatures, and most importantly, a whole new season of TV will start. Yes, I’m talking about the shows that you can’t bear to miss […]