Finally Congress and President George W. Bush have done something we can get behind. Last week President Bush signed the College Cost Reduction and Access Act into law. It is the largest investment in financial aid by the government since the G.I. Bill during World War II, and after college costs rising 35 percent over […]
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Sponsored […]
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 […]
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.
For the third time in two games, the GW men’s soccer team scored less than five minutes into the game. But it was the other 85 minutes in the Colonials’ 2-1 victory over Longwood University Wednesday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex that may be the most memorable from the game. The Colonials (5-3) […]
Org. funding still an issue In a recent letter to the editor (Oct. 1, p. 4), Jon Gottschalk makes some observations on funding for the College Democrats that require further review. Jon suggests that the College Democrats should “try first asking for support from their members then from an increase in funding from the student […]
Varsity Roundup Water Polo The Colonials dropped a 13-6 decision to No. 17 Johns Hopkins Tuesday afternoon in Baltimore. Sophomore Jean-Claude Wright had a hat trick, while sophomore Marshall Friedman also tallied. GW (6-7, 0-3 CWPA) will travel to California this weekend to play in the annual University of the Pacific Invitational. Golf The golf […]
Imagine this newspaper’s headline six months from now: Hanson to headline Spring Fling. While this might seem unlikely now, something like it may be closer to reality than you think. Thanks to the unnecessary expenditure of signing rapper Fabolous to perform at this year’s return of Colonials Invasion, along with other useless expenses associated with […]
University President Steven Knapp announced the creation of a sustainability task force Tuesday that will look at GW’s impact on the environment. The task force will consider implementing academic programs and University policies that address environmental issues. But Knapp said the University may have to look for outside sources for funding of some of the […]
The University and XM Satellite Radio are teaming up to produce a nationally broadcasted program about the 2008 presidential election that will feature GW professors and students. The first edition of “Politics: From the Nation’s Capital” aired on Sept. 24 and will continue to air weekly for the next 18 months on XM Satellite Radio’s […]