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.

RAND thinktank criticizes Bush

James Dobbins, director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at RAND, a D.C. thinktank, criticized the Bush administration’s invasion of Iraq at a roundtable event held at the Hotel Lombardy last week. “No country is more experienced in nation-building,” Dobbins said. “How can we do it so often and do it so badly?” […]

Weekend wars: Protest on the Mall

Media Credit: Anne Wernikoff/Hatchet photographer Protesters flooded the National Mall Sunday in protest of the Iraq War and the Bush administration’s policies. Protests have flooded the streets and green areas of D.C. this year as debate on the war in Iraq heats up.

Varsity Roundup, Scoreboard

Number Crunch is 6 (The number of consecutive GW men’s soccer games that have been decided by one goal. The team is 3-3 in that stretch.) Scoreboard Women’s Soccer Temple, W, 3-2 Dayton, L, 5-1 Cross Country Men: 9th Women: 3rd Water Polo Navy, L, 11-5 Brown, L, 9-7 Harvard, W, 17-11 Varsity Roundup Cross […]

International exchange students experience GW

Nineteen-year-old sophomore David Apelbaum lives in Mitchell Hall, participates in the student organization STAND and is taking classes in history and international affairs. When the school year ends in the spring Apelbaum will go home like most students, only for Apelbaum, home is in Paris. While studying abroad is a popular path for many GW […]

Comedian Stephen Colbert to perform at Lisner Auditorium Oct. 19

“Truthiness” is coming to GW. Comedian Stephen Colbert, host of “The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central, will discuss his new book “I Am America (And So Can You!)” at Lisner Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. in an event sponsored by the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program. After the talk, the comic news pundit […]

Fabolous to headline Colonial Invasion

Fabolous, the New York rapper, will perform at Colonial Invasion Oct. 26, the Student Association’s executive vice president confirmed Sunday evening. As of Sunday evening, GW had not yet received a signed contract from the rapper. Colonial Invasion, to be held at Smith Center, is GW’s version of midnight madness – a nation-wide tradition that […]

GW alum stars in ABC’s new primetime show

Picture this: A 20-something comedian, who happens to be a GW alumnus, pursues a comedy career in Chicago. Producers for a new ABC sitcom fly out to convince him to sign on for their show. Not long thereafter, he moves to Los Angeles, briefly crashes at the home of a Victoria Secret model and a […]

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 […]