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.

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.

Men’s soccer: Early goals lead GW over Lancers

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) […]

Letters to the Editor

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 […]