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.

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 […]

Bar Belle: Fado Irish Pub

Fado Irish Pub 808 7th St. NW When in Rome do as the Romans do, and when in Ireland – drink. So when I found myself in an Irish bar in the middle of Chinatown, I decided to do just that! Itching to venture away from the GW campus bar scene, my sister’s boyfriend’s birthday […]

Staff Editorial: Focus on dorm safety must be renewed

The recent string of robberies in GW dorms has been a frightening reminder of the importance of dorm safety and being an alert resident of Foggy Bottom and D.C. as a whole. Communication from the University Police Department through e-mail alerts to the GW community were informative and helped keep residents aware of the latest […]

Lizzie Wozobski: Take a look at CI: Is it time for a change?

As the dust settles on another summer, the memories of carefree times and lounging poolside are fading away as classes and internships take their toll. For freshmen other memories are also receding: the whirlwind two-and-a-half days of Colonial Inauguration has been replaced with the start of a true GW college career. Indeed, this introduction to […]

Staff Editorial: GW FEED must adhere to fundraising procedures

The recent Student Association decision to allocate $6,000 to the GW FEED initiative is cause for concern as it both circumvented the prescribed SA procedure for granting funds and is utilizing those funds for less-than appropriate endeavors. While it is commendable that the SA is working to get involved with larger Foggy Bottom social issues, […]

Sean Redding: The next step for Knapp

Someone’s been working hard on University President Steven Knapp’s public image. The past two weeks of coverage in The Hatchet, Foggy Bottom Current and The Washington Post have been filled with photo-ops of the former Johns Hopkins University provost helping with move-in, reaching out to GW neighbors and checking out his soon-to-be home, just across […]