September 27, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 12

Stories from the September 27, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Varsity Roundup, Calendar

Sports Calendar Sept. 28 Women’s Soccer Xavier – 4 p.m. – Mount Vernon Campus Volleyball Temple – 7 p.m. – Smith Center Men’s Tennis ECAC Tournament – All Day – Flushing, N.Y. Women’s Tennis George Mason Invitational – All Day – Fairfax, V.a. Varsity Roundup Women’s soccer For the second straight time, the Colonials found […]

Tonic protests dropped

Three of the four complaints levied against Tonic’s liquor license have been withdrawn, leaving owners with one obstacle in the way of an open bar. The remaining protester is Michael Kimmel, a lawyer who represents more than 60 residents of the Letterman House and other nearby buildings. At an Alcoholic Beverage Control Board hearing last […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday mtvU presents: The Devil Came on Horseback Filmmakers Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern follow U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle through the horrors of Darfur in this riveting documentary. A free screening will be followed by a Q & A with Steidle. 8 to 11:45 p.m. Marvin Center; Continental Ballroom Sponsored by Program Board Friday […]

EMeRG, student space to occupy DJ’s Fastbreak building

After years in the basement of Marvin Center, EMeRG, the student-run emergency medical service will likely move its headquarters to the building formerly occupied by DJ’s Fastbreak. DJ’s Fastbreak left its venue on 22nd and G streets last spring after the restaurant’s lease with the University expired. Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou Katz said […]

Snapshot: Hammer time

Media Credit: Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor Sophomore Dan Sutter prepares to smash a car at a Tau Kappa Epsilon event Tuesday night.

Andrew Park: Jena six prompts debate, action

Imagine the following scene: at a public high school the black students sit by the bleachers while the white students sit under a tree. One of the black students wanting some shade under the tree asks the principal for permission to sit there. After receiving permission, the student returns to school the next day to […]

Staff Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

THUMBS DOWN: SA fee rejection A proposition to increase the Student Association fee for both undergraduates and graduates was narrowly defeated Tuesday. Many student organization will be left without adequate funds. The proposal would have brought the amount of funding available to student organizations to nearly $1 million. Student groups, both large and small, will […]

Justin Guiffre: Integrating international students

My first week at GW, everybody was talking about Colonial Inauguration. It is where all the freshmen students had met their friends and been first exposed to GW culture. It has become one of the major selling points of the University, and as the GW Web site explains, “Colonial Inauguration starts your GW years with […]

Schools edit deans list

Students will have to hit the books a little harder if they want to get recognized for it this year. Schools within the University have re-evaluated the criteria and have raised the requirements for the dean’s list designation. “The dean’s list was getting huge, in short,” said Paul Duff, associate dean for the Columbian College […]

Letters to the Editor

Time to take a real stand against the war The Hatchet reported that 150 GW students made it out to the anti-war demonstration on Sept. 15. The report also said that students present were members of either the College Democrats or Students Against the War in Iraq. Let’s re-focus the lens. The College Democrats were […]