October 1, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 13

Stories from the October 1, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Minister talks small states

The foreign minister of Liechtenstein spoke about multilateral organizations and whether small states – such as Liechtenstein – can play a role in global issues at the Elliott School of International Affairs Wednesday. Claudia Fritsche and Roland Marxer, Liechtenstein’s ambassadors to the United States and United Nations respectively, joined Rita Kieber-Beck – the foreign minister […]

Tuition dollars fund expansion

As the University embarks on some of the most expensive building projects in its history, it is increasingly reliant on tuition dollars to fund that expansion – something University President Steven Knapp said he would like to alleviate. Last year tuition represented 56 percent of the total operating budget, almost 20 percent higher than other […]

Under the covers: “The art of approaching”

We’ve got a secret surprise hiding under our covers this year. The Hatchet will bring you two anonymous columnists – a guy and a girl – to report on sex at GW. This week Samson’s on top. Next week Delilah gets her turn. Editor’s note: Names have been changed to protect the naughty. Perhaps the […]

The college mattress-off: single versus double beds

Jessica Gordon, a freshman living in a Madison double, falls out of her dorm bed sometimes. Gordon is not alone with her qualms about life with a twin bed. Freshman Brianna Sacks, also accustomed to a queen bed, said, “It would be nice to have more space to move around.” GW is the only school […]

Story Time: It’s a Big Big World

Media Credit: Anne Wernikoff/Hatchet photographer Snook, from the PBS children’s show “It’s a Big Big World” entertains kids at the National Book Festival on the National Mall Saturday.

Student fashionista designs new threads

Music will blast, models will strut and junior Monet Flowers’ clothing line, Umami, will make its debut on the streets of GW. Or at least, that’s what Flowers said she is planning. Flowers’ fashion line is called Umami: The Fifth Sense, deriving its meaning from a Japanese concept that suggests that your taste buds actually […]

Saumya Narechania: Searching for “No-Spin Zone”

Chad Johnson announced that he has 16 touchdown celebrations planned for this season. Considering he missed an opportunity to use one of them this past week, and since the Cincinnati Bengals increasingly resemble their 1990s version, he might not get a chance to use all of them. It must be fun though to think to […]

Birds in Smith Center cancel blood drive

Web UpdateMonday, Oct. 1 7:12 p.m. The University canceled a Red Cross blood drive in Smith Center early Monday afternoon due to the presence of several birds in the arena. Glynnis Hope Langley, a Red Cross nurse, said Food and Drug Administration regulations prohibit donated blood from coming into contact with livestock. “For the safety […]

Jake Sherman: Inside Our Pages

Foggy Bottom is a place of change. As the mantra states, “Something happens here.” Politicians come and go in Washington, buildings are erected on campus, professors change and theories in academia shift. The Hatchet tries to cover it all – but we are changing too and we want you to come along. As you pick […]

Letters to the Editor

How far is left? Lara Masri, a graduate student and member of the Campus Anti-War Network, recently penned a letter to the editor criticizing the GW College Democrats (Sept. 27, p. 4), who organized a turnout of 200-plus for the anti-war protest on Sept. 15, for not participating in the “true, anti-war rhetoric the demonstration […]