September 13, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 8

Stories from the September 13, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Volleyball: A Captain, klutz and killer on the court

GW volleyball captain Janine Brown is a self-proclaimed klutz. The senior popped her kneecap for the sixth time while warming up for the team’s match against Fairleigh Dickinson last weekend. Just one wound in a long line of injuries. “I’m known on the team as being accident prone,” Brown said. “I’ve sprained my ankle, I […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 9/9/07 – Thurston Hall – 3:13 a.m. – case closed University Police Department officers responded to a complaint about a suspicious odor. When officers arrived, they found four males – all residents of the room – and one female. UPD confirmed the smell was marijuana. The community director was contacted, who then […]

Sports Calendar, Basketball A-10 Schedules

Sports Calendar Sept. 14 Men’s Soccer Loyola of Maryland 5 PM Baltimore, Md. Volleyball East Carolina 7 PM Washington Men’s Tennis UVA Invitational All Day Charlottesville, Va. Sept. 15 Cross Country Navy Invitational 10 AM Annapolis, Md. Volleyball Hartford 2 PM Washington Volleyball Howard 7 PM Washington Men’s Tennis UVA Invitational All Day Charlottesville, VA. […]

Students can now shield their SSN

Students now have the option of removing their Social Security numbers from transcripts, the University registrar announced. The Student Association Senate passed a resolution in February asking the University to give students and alumni the opportunity to eliminate their SSN’s from transcripts after the lobbying of third-year law student Aaron Titus. “It’s very encouraging,” said […]

New film about genocide in Darfur raises awareness

At a D.C. screening of the film “The Devil Came on Horseback,” former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle looked tired, but determined. It was a fitting look after dedicating his whole life to a cause that desperately needed attention. “The Devil Came on Horseback” is the ongoing story of Steidle and his efforts to bring […]

ETS plans to alter GRE again

The Education Testing Service (ETS) announced they will add new types of questions to the math and verbal sections of this year’s Graduate Record Examination (GRE), a change that comes on the heels of a decision made last spring to cancel plans for an entirely new GRE. The math section will now include numeric entry […]

Ross Romano: Golf grading deserves an A+

Golf Digest recently released its 2007-2008 College Guide, in which it ranks the nation’s collegiate golf programs. What makes this notable is the ingenuity of the ranking system, which takes into account five categories: success of golf team, academics, facilities and coaches, the improvement of players over their collegiate careers and collegiate climate. The magazine […]

“Across the Universe:” Film featuring all Beatles music delivers

In essence, the new movie “Across the Universe” is a predictable plot turned amazing. There is nothing wholly unique about the movie’s anti-war message; however, it is displayed using breathtaking music, innovative cinematography and fantastic choreography. “Across the Universe” tells the love story of Jude (Jim Sturgess), a Liverpool dockworker who travels to America in […]

GW mourns lives lost on September 11

Six years after the attacks that catapulted the nation into the war on terror, GW community members held a vigil to the lives lost on Sept. 11 Tuesday evening in University Yard. The Student Association and other student organizations sponsored the vigil, which included remarks from University officials, prayers recited by local religious leaders and […]

What’s on our iPod: Kayne West vs. 50 Cent

Kayne West: Graduation Despite his cocky demeanor, public antics and trash-talking mouth, Kanye West knows how to drop it like it hot. On West’s third effort “Graduation,” the mainstream heavyweight matures his already experimental hip-hop sound with ingenious samples such as Steely Dan’s “Kid Charlemagne” on the song “Champion,” as well as guest spots by […]