Good luck to Knapp in community relations As a long time involved Foggy Bottom resident, I could not agree more with Robert Lee’s article (September 6, pg. A1) about the positive steps taken by President Knapp toward the Foggy Bottom community. It is a “new ballgame,” as this man, very different from his predecessor, takes […]
September 10, 2007
Volume 104, Issue 7
Stories from the September 10, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Media Credit: Ben Solomon/senior photo editor Sanjaya Malakar performs Sunday night at the Verizon Center during the American Idols Live Tour. Sanjaya performed with American Idols finalists including Jordin Sparks.
GW Welling Visiting Professor and noted expert on the Middle East William Quandt discussed his skepticism about peace between Israelis and Palestinians at the Elliott School Thursday evening. “I’m never going to say (peace) is impossible,” he said. “But I don’t think the recent up-tick in optimism is going to prove warranted.” Quandt referenced optimism […]
Nearly all students living on the Mount Vernon Campus can now access the Internet wirelessly in their residence halls. Every residence hall on the Mount Vernon campus, except Pelham Hall, now has wireless Internet connection capabilities throughout the building, said Robert Snyder, director of Mount Vernon Campus life and marketing. “I think it gives residents […]
Future politicos and government junkies at GW may dream of someday living at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., but for one recent grad, public office couldn’t come soon enough. L. Asher Corson, class of 2007, was elected in late May as chairman of the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission, the highest position within the […]
If you happened to stroll through University Yard last week, you might have stumbled upon four athletic-looking guys jumping around on the grass, muscling their way through sets of push-ups and balancing on inflatable blue spheres. The demo might have looked like it belonged to the ROTC Navy, but then again, there is nothing quite […]
GW added another distinguished scholar to its list of James Clark Welling presidential fellows – Marvin Kalb, former award-winning television correspondent and host of the Kalb Report. The University appointed Kalb as its first Welling presidential fellow of the academic year in early August. Since 1994, Kalb has hosted 56 public affairs forums at the […]
Gordon, who was rescued after being stoned at a squatter camp in South Africa, was recently released back into the wild. Jason, also known as “little peanut,” has recovered from a much needed arm amputation and Blue has found a father figure in Stephen. Gordon, Jason, Blue and Stephen are just a few of the […]
Organic cupcake anyone? How about a glass of fair-trade wine to go with that? At the grand opening of Setchi Ecoboutique in Georgetown this weekend, pastries and alcohol were merely the bait to hook the locals into getting acquainted with their newest specialty-shop neighbor. Setchi, the phonetically spelled Portuguese word for “seven,” is the first […]
FAIRFAX, Va. — For the GW women’s soccer team, the 1-0 loss at George Mason Sunday afternoon was less of disappointment than a learning experience. “We’re actually not (upset about the loss),” head coach Tanya Vogel said. “We got better this weekend. No one outside the team is going to believe that, but our team […]