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 […]
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.
In the wake of the Virginia Tech tragedy last spring, GW like many area schools was forced to re-examine both its campus safety and mental health procedures. Now after the reports issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia and Virginia Tech, President Stephen Knapp has wisely created a GW task force composed of two entities – […]
Regardless of whether it is your first time at GW, or if you are a seasoned senior, the first month back to school is hectic for everyone. What with committing yourself to way more activities than you actually have time for, meeting new friends and reuniting with old ones and this pesky little thing called […]
GW F.E.E.D. has received a great deal of attention lately, mostly focused on their attempts to get a substantial amount of funding. Lost in this debate, however, has been reflection on theassumption homelessness is not already being addressed. In fact, everything that GW F.E.E.D. attempts to do is already being done on campus and throughout […]
Last Tuesday, the potential progress of student life on our campus was defeated. The GW student body voted on the student fee referendum, which would have raised the student activities fee to a flat fee of $30 per semester for undergraduate students and $20 a semester for graduate students. With a mere 50-vote difference, this […]
In “Tonic protests dropped” (Sept. 27, p. 3), The Hatchet erroneously reported Tonic’s altered hours. Tonic agreed to conclude its outside service at 11 p.m. Sundaythrough Thursday and midnight Friday and Saturday.
Seven GW alumni were recognized as 2007 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award winners at Marvin Center last Friday. The winners came from a variety of backgrounds and fields. “This wonderfully diverse group of alumni is representative of the significant impact GW graduates are having on our nation and around the globe,” University President Steven Knapp said, […]
GW geography professors David Rain and Ryan Engstrom have been chosen as recipients of a $3 million grant given by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The grant, which is to be paid over five years, funds a project entitled “Health, Poverty and Place: Modeling Inequalities in Accra, Ghana Using Remote Sensing […]
GW’s Institute of Spirituality and Health is helping the University at Buffalo incorporate religion and faith into the traditionally science – and fact – based field of medicine. Buffalo has received a $50,000 Templeton grant from the GW program to add a spirituality component to its medical school’s curriculum. The goal of these grants is […]
In the waning days of his leadership, former University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg advised GW administrators against expelling students who were caught drinking at Colonial Inauguration this summer. Trachtenberg said he did not play an official role in determining the punishments for the incoming freshmen but recommended to Linda Donnels, dean of students, that they […]