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.

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 […]

Pakistani ambassador criticizes democrats in Elliott School speech

Web Extra Pakistani Ambassador Mahmud Ali Durrani criticized America’s inconsistent friendship with its South-Asian ally in front of a crowd of about 200 people Tuesday night at the Elliott School of International Affairs. He said the relationship between Pakistan and the United States has been tarnished because of the war in Iraq. “The war is […]

What’s on our iPod: Hot Hot Heat

Just in time for their long-awaited North American tour, Canadian indie rockers Hot Hot Heat have released their third major album. Long-time fans of the band will be satisfied with danceable and clever tracks like “My Best Fiend” and the lead-off single “Let Me In,” but there is nothing repetitious about this album. This is […]

Fourth annual D.C. Shorts Festival highlights artists

Like many of the films it features, the D.C. Shorts Film Festival has a fantastic director and an intriguing story, breaks new ground and reaffirms old friendships – and is over all too soon. The festival, which screened 89 short films over the competition weekend of Sept. 13, culminated in an awards brunch Sept. 16. […]

Water polo beginning to make its move

With a significant win against Santa Clara and a one-goal loss to No. 11 Bucknell already under its belt this season, the men’s water polo team is off to a promising start, just as it was last year. What head coach Scott Reed hopes to avoid is a repeat of the team’s seven-game losing streak […]

Canadian rockers Metric return to 9:30 Club

Ask any college student how they feel after spring break and the answer would probably be refreshed. Maybe a little hungover, but refreshed nonetheless. Whether it is the traditional pilgrimage to some uproarious student-infested beach or something a little more low-key, times are spent traveling to new places and exploring new things. Most importantly, there […]

Hobbs’ contract extended until 2012

GW men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs signed a one-year extension that will keep him under contract until July 2012. Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz said that the contract was a reward for Hobbs, who has led the Colonials to three straight NCAA tournaments and a 114-65 record during his seven-year tenure. “He’s done a great […]

Bar Belle: Madam’s Organ

Madam’s Organ 2461 18th St. N.W. All right GW. I need some advice. What do we think about redheads? I’ve been considering a new look for a while and after this weekend’s outing to Madam’s Organ saloon in Adams Morgan, I’m leaning towards the Lohan look. A local fixture on the 18th Street strip of […]

Staff Editorial: GW must investigate labor accusations

Allegations that Boston Properties, the developer GW has contracted to work with on Square 54, utilizes less-than-commendable employment practices should be cause for more than just casual concern. Instead of relying on secondhand, potentially biased information from outside organizations, GW should initiate its own in-depth analysis of the situation. Over the summer, representatives of the […]