October 4, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 14

Stories from the October 4, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

This month in live music

Now that it’s getting a bit colder, many will be heading indoors, checking out movies, sporting events, and of course, fluid related ping-pong competitions. Instead, or perhaps in the meantime, October is jam packed with bands that are sure to.well. jam. Paolo Nutini will be disguising pop music as “thoughtful singer/songwriter tunes” Thursday at 9:30 […]

Greek Brief: Alpha Phi Omega focuses on community service

Since its re-chartering in 2000, Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed service fraternity with approximately 40 members, has grown to become GW’s largest service fraternity. Jonah Olken-Dann, Alpha Phi Omega’s membership director, said GW’s location provides the organization with plenty of projects around the city. “There are tons of opportunities for community service here (in D.C.),” […]

What’s on our iPod: Ingrid Michaelson

Ingrid Michaelson is one of a growing number of singer/songwriters quickly gaining popularity with the help of MySpace. The self-proclaimed indie/pop/folk rocker is currently on tour promoting her sophomore album “Boys And Girls,” a compilation of sweet, poppy and introspective tunes. If you like artists such as Regina Spektor, Corinne Bailey Rae or Rachael Yamagata, […]

Staff Editorial: CCAS Curriculum evaluation vital

The ability to examine and embrace change is a vital element to any successful institution – and GW is no different. Indeed the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences should be encouraged in its plans to revise the school’s General Curriculum Requirements, something that has not been reviewed in eight years. As GW welcomes new […]


In “Kalb presses Couric on Iraq” (Sept 27, p 1. ), The Hatchet erroneously reported that Couric began her career at WRC-TV in Washington. Before Couric worked for WRC, she worked for ABC News and CNN in Washington, and later CNN in Atlanta and the NBC affiliate in Miami, WTVJ.

Campus Calendar

Thursday Turkish Foreign Policy Expert Bulent Aliriza Bulent Aliriza, senior associate director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Turkey Project, will discuss Turkey’s relations with its southern neighbors as part of the Middle East Policy Forum. 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Harry Harding Auditorium, Room 213, 1957 E Street Please RSVP to rsvpesia@gwu.edu Sponsored […]

Brendan Polmer: Take the time to be a good neighbor

While living just off-campus during the summer months in D.C. on the corner of H and New Hampshire, I took advantage of something I’d never had before: a front yard, complete with furniture for sitting or “chillin” as the kids say. On most days upon returning home from work, my roommates and I would pop […]

Snapshot: Pigeon Feed

Media Credit: Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor From left to right, Nathan Gilbert, Bryan Xu and Cindy Shen, feed pigeons on Monday near Capitol Hill. The warm temperatures are expected to continue throughout the next week.