September 20, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 10

Stories from the September 20, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Campus Calendar

Thursday Ivory Tower Blood Drive Help the thousands of people who need blood every day by giving the gift of life. One pint can save three lives. 1 to 7 p.m. Ivory Tower Community Room Sponsored by Colonial Donors Fall Film Series: I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Two straight and single Brooklyn firefighters […]

Political student groups debate war in Iraq

The College Democrats and College Republicans clashed over hot-button issues surrounding the Iraq War Tuesday night in a crowded Marvin Center Amphitheatre. The debate, moderated by political science quarterly The GW Discourse, covered topics including the progress being made in Iraq and the best policy options for the future of that war-torn nation. Early in […]

Snapshot: Career Shopping

Media Credit: Anne Wernikoff/Hatchet photographer Graduate student Stacey Perkings discusses potential job opportunities with Katrina Thornton from the Target Group Wednesday at Marvin Center.

Crime Log

Lewd Acts 9/13/07 – University Mall – 4 p.m. – case closed University Police Department officers received a report of a suspicious individual touching his genitals next to the Foggy Bottom Metro stop. Officers responded and interviewed the man, who was sitting on a park bench. The individual claimed he was merely scratching his genitals. […]

Obama holds rally in D.C.

Amid loud music and a young, energetic crowd, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) addressed issues including political views on the environment, health care, education, the war in Iraq, nuclear weapons and taxes at a campaign rally Tuesday night. More than 600 people gathered in an empty parking lot on 11th and H Streets, […]

Greenspan dishes about new book at Lisner

Web Extra The American economy’s explosive growth and low inflation since the early 1990s is due, in part, to the end of the Cold War, said former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan in front of a sold-out audience in Lisner Auditorium Monday evening. Greenspan retired from his 19-year position as chair of the U.S. Federal […]

D.C. vote bill dies in U.S. Senate

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), above right, expresses his disappointment that a bill to give the District a voting representative stalled in the Senate. Ben Solomonsenior photo editor A bill to give the District a voting representative in Congress stalled in the Senate Tuesday afternoon, likely ending its chances of being passed before the end of […]

‘Good Luck’ for Alba and Cook

Web Extra Somehow during a teleconference promoting their new movie “Good Luck Chuck,” I realized that I forgot to ask stars Jessica Alba and Dane Cook a question. “You skipped George Washington!” to which the eloquent Jessica Alba replied, “George Washington, god damn you!” “Good Luck Chuck” is a romantic comedy due out Friday. The […]

Former CIA deputy speaks at Elliott School

Former CIA Executive Deputy Director Martin Petersen discussed his Cold War-era career – defined by a clear-cut enemy – in contrast to the culture of intelligence gathering today, a period where international threats are more difficult to identify, during a speech Monday night at the Elliott School of International Affairs. “(The Soviet Union) was a […]

Millionaire entrepreneur alum speaks as part of series

Web Extra Students who want to be successful in business and cyberspace should look no further than Matt Moog, a 1992 GW graduate, entrepreneur and founder of Viewpoints.com. Moog spoke to students Wednesday evening as part of the Alumni Association’s “How Do I Become A…” lecture series and detailed his career as an entrepreneur and […]