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.

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 […]

D.C. rescinds approval to sell land

The D.C. City Council voted unanimously to withdraw its approval of a bill to sell public land in the West End area to a private developer. A motion requested by councilmembers Carol Schwartz, Kwame Brown and Jack Evans tabled the legislation indefinitely. A spokesperson for Councilmember Evans said the bill would most likely expire at […]

Under the covers: “Getting the digits right”

We’ve got a secret surprise hiding under our covers this year. The Hatchet will bring you an anonymous columnists, Delilah, to report on sex at GW. Editor’s note: Names have been changed to protect the naughty. As a foxy 20-something, I have a lot of numbers to keep track of. Like the number of credits […]

Former GW student fights drug charges

A former student convicted of drug charges lost an appeal in D.C. Superior Court, stating the evidence used in his case was found in an unconstitutional search by University Police Department officers. Jason Limpuangthip, 24, was convicted in 2005 of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of psychedelic mushrooms, […]