Students will vote on a student fee increase in a special referendum election before the end of the month, Student Association officials said this week. The increase, proposed last year by then-SA President Lamar Thorpe and passed by the senate last spring, would raise the fee from $1 per credit hour to a flat fee […]
September 6, 2007
Volume 104, Issue 6
Stories from the September 6, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
After 86 scoreless minutes of play, forward Meg Pyle stepped to the penalty mark with a chance to give the GW women’s soccer team the lead and, more than likely, the win. Moments later, the junior did just that, calmly sliding the ball into the lower right corner to beat Marshall University goalie Liz Orton. […]
Thursday Federal Work Study Job Fair If you’ve received a Federal Work Study (FWS) award as part of your GW financial aid package and you are seeking a FWS job, come meet dozens of FWS employers with positions to fill. 1 to 4 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Sponsored by the Career Center Saturday Fall […]
It’s that time again: the dreariest two weeks of the year around at GW. Not the start of class, but rather the annual onset of an affliction known as Gridiron Blues. Symptoms may include, but are not limited to: that heavy feeling in the pit of your stomach when you flip on the TV and […]
Media Credit: Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor Senior Michael Gulick practices for the cheer team with junior Stacie Gobin Tuesday afternoon in University Yard at the student organizations fair. Many different student organizations came out to recruit for the new academic year.
Varsity Roundup: Volleyball The volleyball team defeated University of Maryland-Baltimore County 3-1 Tuesday afternoon at UMBC’s RAC Arena in Baltimore. The Colonials (3-4) dropped the first game 24-30 before rallying to win the next three games 30-28, 30-17 and 30-27. Senior Janine Brown had 23 kills and 16 digs, her seventh-straight double-double of the season. […]
Socially conscience politicos looking for palatial digs in a first-class university city should attend GW, according to The Princeton Review’s Best 366 Colleges guidebook. GW recently received top marks as “most politically active school,” third in both the “dorms like palaces” and “great college town” categories and was called a “school with a conscience.” The […]
Sophomore point guard Travis King will miss five weeks of practice but no game time after suffering a stress fracture to his kneecap in a pickup basketball game Aug. 15. King was playing in his hometown of New Haven, Conn., when he landed awkwardly after shooting a jump shoot. “My knee kind of gave out,” […]
On the heels of former GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg’s tumultuous relationship with the Foggy Bottom/West End community, University President Steven Knapp must work to rebuild elements of a strained connection. Knapp should embrace the opportunity to revamp the relationship between GW and its neighbors for the sake of moving forward. A willingness to communicate […]
In “Student Association: Summer filled with SA successes” (Sept. 4, pg. A1), The Hatchet mistakenly reported that the Student Association stopped co-sponsoring events such as the FRIENDS Block Party in order to cut its budget. The SA still cosponsors events like this. However, the funds come from fundraising and not the organization’s budget.