September 24, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 11

Stories from the September 24, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Juliette Dallas-Feeney: Facing the faults of Facebook

If you are like one of the 26,715 registered users in the GW community, by the time you have picked up this copy of The Hatchet today, you have likely checked your Facebook account at least once. Even though it is one of the most impersonal forms of communication possible, millions of people still use […]

Women’s soccer wins after layoff

Just before junior Keara Mehlert helped lift the GW women’s soccer team to a two-overtime win over the University at Buffalo Saturday, players on the bench shouted “believe.” They believed, and they won their first game in two weeks and improved their record to 4-2-0 on the season. Mehlert finished the game in the 103rd […]

Emily Enberg: “Would you like fries with that?”

Is it that hard for you to remember “Where is your supervisor?” Everyone has sat through that uncomfortable moment when a person near you yells at the waiter. Recently, I’ve noticed a lot of complaining at the restaurants around GW, most notably at J Street. Is the service really that bad or are people just […]

Varsity Roundup, Scoreboard

Number Crunch: 13 (The number of seconds it took GW men’s soccer to score its first goal in its 2-1 loss to Rider University Saturday afternoon.) Scoreboard Softball Sept. 22 L, 6-2 vs. Georgetown L, 7-5 vs. UMBC Men’s Soccer Sept. 22 L, 2-1 vs. Rider Volleyball Sept. 21 L, 3-1 vs. Fordham Sept. 23 […]

Letters to the Editor

Invoking Hitler in RAC election unacceptable A Jewish student running for president of the Fulbright Hall Residential Advisory Council (RAC) recently posted flyers throughout his dorm with images of Adolf Hitler in hopes of gaining a leadership position within the GW community. It is unacceptable for anyone to insinuate racial or ethnic slurs or discriminate […]

Softball loses twice to begin preseason

Two local teams had the GW softball team’s number Saturday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex, as Georgetown and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County defeated the Colonials in their opening games of the fall preseason. The Hoyas took the first game 6-2 while the Retrievers won the second game 7-5. Coach Kim Staehle said […]

Snapshot: Honest Abe

Media Credit: Ben Solomon/senior photo editor Washington Nationals fans surround the team’s mascot and cheer for the players at the team’s last game at RFK Stadium Sunday. The Nats beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3.

Alumnus awarded scholarship to study in Africa

The second time is always a charm, or at least it was for GW graduate Donald Goodson. Goodson, who graduated from GW in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in international affairs, spent his years in college working hard to study the African continent. When he applied in his senior year for the Fulbright scholarship, an […]

Ross Romano: Nats move from halfway house to home

Congratulations D.C., the adoption process is almost complete! Less than seven months from now, on Major League Baseball’s 2008 opening day in April, the Washington Nationals’ new home will open and the Nats will officially become a member of the city’s family, rather than living in the dreadful limbo that has defined their existence since […]

What’s the deal with… …the cans at 2000 Penn?

“A beacon of hope has arisen among a sea of cans. A strong -willed fighter has emerged whose single goal is to destroy this wicked monster. A robot in disguise that is our saving grace. He is energized to transform hungry stomachs into full bellies.” This may sound like a quote from the recent Transformers […]