October 11, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 16

Stories from the October 11, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sports Calendar

Oct. 12 Volleyball – Dayton – 6 p.m. – Dayton, Ohio Women’s Soccer – Charlotte – 7 p.m. – Charlotte, N.C. Women’s Tennis – ODU Invitational – All Day – Norfolk, Va. Men’s Tennis – ODU Invitational – All Day – Newport News, Va. Oct. 13 Cross Country – Carnegie Mellon Invitational – 10 a.m. […]

Conservatives call for retribution

The Poster Controversy Seven students take responsibility in controversial poster campaign Conservatives call for retribution A portrait of the poster’s creators Flier scandal draws media attention from across the globe Student Association holds forum to highlight racial and religious intolerance Opinions Staff Editorial: Fliers fuel unnecessary controversy instead of healthy debate David Ceasar: Finding responsible […]

Correction

In “AIDS walk raises $6 million” (Oct. 8, p.5), The Hatchet erroneously reported the total amount raised by the AIDS Walk Washington. The walk raised nearly $1 million, not $6 million as the article’s headline indicates.

Greek Brief: Sorority promotes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Sigma Psi Zeta sorority plans to promote Domestic Violence Awareness Month this month. This month-long series of events is one of the sorority’s most important service events and it will culminate with a fundraising dinner Oct. 30, Sigma Psi Zata president Mei Loo said. “Basically, by the end of the month, everyone on campus […]

A portrait of the poster’s creators

The Poster Controversy Seven students take responsibility in controversial poster campaign Conservatives call for retribution A portrait of the poster’s creators Flier scandal draws media attention from across the globe Student Association holds forum to highlight racial and religious intolerance Opinions Staff Editorial: Fliers fuel unnecessary controversy instead of healthy debate David Ceasar: Finding responsible […]

David Ceasar: Finding responsible rhetoric

Five words. That’s what greeted GW’s early-risers on Monday morning. That’s what brought the mass media machine of our nation’s capital to Foggy Bottom. And that’s what ignited ethnic and political tension on another college campus, in the wake of serious conflict afflicting other schools in weeks past. Jewish, Muslim and Christian students with differing […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Fall Film Series: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Come watch the fifth installment of the Harry Potter series starring Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman and Ralph Fiennes. Free for all GW students. Must have valid GWorld to enter. 7 to 11:45 p.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Sponsored by Program Board Mars Hill […]

Flier scandal draws media attention from across the globe

The Poster Controversy Seven students take responsibility in controversial poster campaign Conservatives call for retribution A portrait of the poster’s creators Flier scandal draws media attention from across the globe Student Association holds forum to highlight racial and religious intolerance Opinions Staff Editorial: Fliers fuel unnecessary controversy instead of healthy debate David Ceasar: Finding responsible […]

Letters to the Editor

Posters, satire aimed at Islamo-Fascism week I hope that by the time this issue of The Hatchet is printed nobody takes the anti-Muslim posters at their face value. They are not advocating hatred towards Muslims. In reality, the posters are obviously intended to attack only the Young America’s Foundation and their ultra-right philosophy. Unlike posters […]

Staff Editorial: Fliers fuel unnecessary controversy instead of healthy debate

A group of seven students posted inflammatory fliers Monday morning with the intention of spreading awareness about another student group’s upcoming event. It is unknown if they strategically played to people’s emotions or could not have fathomed the reaction across this campus, but regardless, the words and images should be condemned for their extremism. Unfortunately […]