October 8, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 15

Stories from the October 8, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Presidential candidates speak at Mayflower

Republican presidential candidates gathered in downtown D.C. Friday morning to praise tax cuts, limited government and conservative financial policies. Thousands packed into the Mayflower Hotel on Connecticut Avenue to see the candidates, who were speaking as part of the Defending the American Dream Summit – a Republican conference. The event was hosted by the Americans […]

Women’s soccer shuts out Bonnies

The GW women’s soccer team outlasted fellow Atlantic 10 strugglers St. Bonaventure 2-0 Sunday afternoon to snap a three-game losing streak, claiming their first conference win of the season. Each team entered the game winless in three conference matches after GW lost 3-0 to Duquesne just two days before. GW’s 3-0 start to the season […]

Anti-Muslim posters cause stir, administrative response

Breaking NewsMonday, Oct. 8 3:36 p.m. University officials are investigating several hundred posters hung around campus this morning attacking the Muslim community. The posters, on standard letter-sized paper, read, “Hate Muslims? So do we!!!” Below the statement is a picture of a Muslim man next to a diagram describing a “typical Muslim.” Some features mentioned […]

Students begin to flock to Lisner events

Students last week wrapped around Lisner Auditorium to buy tickets for upcoming shows – a rare sight on 21st Street. The sudden increased popularity of the venue is because of several national celebrities that will be appearing in the next month – including comedian Stephen Colbert. Lisner officials said this recent shift is not evidence […]

GW Expat: PDA, European-style

VIENNA — “Look at that! Could you ever imagine doing that? That’s so inappropriate,” my friend Emily said as we stood outside a restaurant in Vienna, Austria. We were initially looking at the menu but were quickly distracted by the rather extreme public display of affection occurring in one of the booths closest to the […]

Seven GW students admit to hanging controversial posters

The Letter The Poster Click here for a PDF of the exclusive letter to The Hatchet from seven students Tuesday night admitting to hanging hundreds of controversial posters around campus early Monday morning. Breaking NewsTuesday, Oct. 9 9:35 p.m. See our previous articles here (Oct. 9, “After meeting, mixed views on anti-Muslim posters”) and here […]

Student Assocation increases co-sponsorship fund

The Student Association will set aside more than $170,000 for co-sponsorships – the most the SA has ever set aside for the fund – according to a database analysis of 19 years of SA allocations by The Hatchet. Any registered student organization can request additional money to fund an event through the SA’s co-sponsorship fund. […]

Varsity Roundup

Number Crunch: 2 (The number of wins GW’s men’s water polo team has in its last nine games. All seven losses during the streak have been against ranked teams.) Varsity Roundup Men’s Soccer After leading 3-2 at halftime, the GW men’s soccer (5-4-0) team lost 4-3 to Coastal Carolina University Friday in Conway, S.C. Sophomore […]

Dance professor wins citywide award

An assistant professor of dance at GW was given the D.C. Metro Dance Award for outstanding overall large producion last month. The professor, Dana Tai Soon Burgess, also choreographs and directs for his dance company, Dana Tai Soon Burgess and Co. “It doesn’t change what I think about art, but it’s a nice pat on […]

Falling into this fashion season

As New York Fashion Week unfolded, thousands flocked to observe what we’ll be wearing come spring. I prefer, however, to focus on relevancy – to bring the news we need to know now and provide insight on what to wear in the with approaching fall season. While the past several seasons providing ever-inundating frocks and […]