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.

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 […]

Shaken not stirred

On weekend nights, when GW students dress up and take cabs to their favorite neighborhood hot-spots, they rarely bother to notice who is behind the bar. But look again – the person checking your wristband and twirling glass bottles may very well be in your 8 a.m. calculus class. GW students get involved with bartending […]

Selling sex, door-to-door

There are no pillow fights or popcorn kettles at these slumber parties, but one rule still remains: no boys allowed. Last week junior Sara Yoffe hosted her own slumber party for some girlfriends after contacting Slumber Parties Inc. The girls gathered in Yoffe’s New Hall dorm to gawk over merchandise such as vibrating panties and […]

Weekly Checkup: Toxic Shock Syndrome

Tampons aren’t the only perpetrators of toxic shock syndrome. In fact, one-third of patients diagnosed with TSS are men, said Dr. Cara Sue Schultz an associate university physician at Student Health Service. TSS is a serious but extremely uncommon bacterial infection caused by a bacterium known as staphylococcus, according to “In my 12 years […]