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.

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 […]

UPD arrests suspect for residence hall thefts

A five-day long crime wave in Ivory Tower and New Hall ended Wednesday afternoon when the University Police Department apprehended a juvenile male in the Medical Faculty Associates building on Pennsylvania Avenue. UPD stepped up its investigation Wednesday afternoon to catch the alleged thief, who they identified from residence hall security cameras and eyewitness accounts. […]

Letters to the Editor

Questioning war doesn’t mean questioning troops I read Frank Broomell’s opinion piece (Sept. 9, pg. 4) with some confusion. Retain respect for the troops? I didn’t even think there was an issue in this department. The American public at large has been incredibly supportive of our soldiers in Iraq even as support for the increasingly […]