September 4, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 5

Stories from the September 4, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: West End development gone about in the wrong way

Developments over the summer to sell the land currently occupied by the West End Library and firehouse on an “emergency” basis to a real estate development company is cause for concern not only for neighbors but also for the integrity of the D.C. City Council. The most alarming element is not the actual proposed development, […]

Snapshot: Food Frenzy

Media Credit: Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor Freshmen Jaycee Sternlieb, Molly Lukash, Ashley Soble and Jeriel Kessel (l to r) bring plastic bags filled with groceries back from Safeway. The students purchased their provisions with Colonial Cash.

Lizzie Wozobski: Give a little bit back to D.C.

If I had to wear one of those T-shirts tourists buy off the street corners in big-cities, mine wouldn’t say I Love NY. Do I like New York? Of course. But I love D.C. Anyone can see the beauty and history permeating Washington, both of which add to a unique GW experience. Yet take a […]

Professor pens book on the science behind the Bible

GW Classics Professor Eric H. Cline may have sold more than 10,000 copies of his most recent book, “From Eden to Exile,” but that does not mean he is receiving praise for his publication. “From Eden to Exile” uses known evidence in an attempt to solve biblical mysteries including the Garden of Eden, Noah’s Ark, […]

GW Hillel to offer kosher food

Kosher dining is returning to campus in a new form this year after one-and-a half years without the option in Foggy Bottom. The Colonial Kosher Caf? will begin serving kosher lunches in the next two weeks every weekday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. out of a newly refurbished kitchen in Hillel’s basement. In addition […]

Letter to the Editor

Writer only wrote about bad Some of my violent experiences here in Iraq were mentioned in Jennifer Easton’s article on Army ROTC (Aug. 30, A7), all of which are of course true. But I also wrote about bringing a small child to receive specialized medical care from American doctors and the unimaginable gratitude and joy […]

$13 million for Thurston: Work costs a third of hall’s value

Thurston Hall’s most recent renovation – which has been ongoing for two years – costs more than one-third of the building’s total taxable value and is the largest exterior building renovation in University history, according to a University spokesperson and D.C. land records. The building is valued at more than $28 million, according to D.C. […]

‘Emergency’ West End sale draws ire

The D.C. City Council passed controversial “emergency” legislation this summer to sell the area surrounding the West End Library to a private developer without the approval of community groups. The legislation would allow Eastbanc, a private developer, to purchase a public plot of land on 24th and L streets. Emergency legislation bypasses the Foggy Bottom/West […]

Student Association: Summer filled with SA successes

The fall semester has just begun and almost all of the Student Association’s goals for the school year were accomplished or are nearing accomplishment just four months after the organization’s election. SA leaders successfully lobbied Safeway to join the GWorld program, worked with administrators for the return of the GW Reads free news publication program […]