Small fraternities took on fewer new members than large fraternities, said Inter-Fraternity Council executive board members upon the conclusion of the organization’s fall recruitment period. IFC Vice President of Recruitment Kenneth Gold said large fraternities such as Pi Kappa Alpha and Sigma Phi Epsilon took on a large portion of the 185 men who pledged […]
October 15, 2007
Volume 104, Issue 17
Stories from the October 15, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The number of applicants for prestigious student research grants has more than doubled since the University created an office dedicated to aiding in the application process. There were 305 applicants for national undergraduate fellowships last year, more than double the 2003-2004 academic year’s amount, said Francis DuVinage, the director of the Center for Undergraduate Fellowships […]
The Organization of African Students raised almost double the amount it raised last year at its fifth annual date auction Friday night. OAS, a GW student group dedicated to increasing awareness of African issues, drew more than 100 students from GW, Georgetown and Howard to the event. Profits from the date auction will go to […]
Last weekend, in an attempt to see if the sorority life was for me, I decided to attend formal fall recruitment. I hadn’t gone through recruitment as a freshman. Admittedly, I was skeptical about sororities. I had just graduated from an all-girls high school, which I loved, but I was ready for a different experience. […]
I know I wrote my previous piece on the media but I have a new complaint. Don’t worry just yet, though; I’m not Al Gore – I do more than one issue. And I’m not John Madden – I can talk about different aspects of the same issue. My latest complaint with the modern media […]
Monday> R.E.A.L Conversations Presents: The Immigration Question R.E.A.L Conversations and the Multicultural Student Services Center presents a discussion on immigration entitled “The Justice of Just Us.” 7 p.m. Marvin Center 405 Sponsored by the Multicultural Student Services Center Tuesday Patti Solis Doyle Join Patti Solis Doyle, campaign manager of Hillary Clinton for President, as she […]
Like many student organizations at GW, the College Democrats are disappointed with our final budget allocation from the Student Association. More importantly, however, we are frustrated with an allocation process that is not transparent and fails to allow student organizations to voice their grievances adequately. Though the SA has taken great strides to build a […]
Media Credit: Victoria Villalobos/Hatchet photographer On Saturday night, in honor of Colonials Weekend, GW students and their parents danced the night away to live Latin music during “La Fiesta” held in the Marvin Center’s Grand Ballroom.
Since the beginning of the 2007 academic year, a seemingly inexplicable wave of racism and hatred has swept institutions across the country. And as the GW community harshly learned last week, not only can an instance of intolerance happen anywhere, the repercussions can be far larger than anyone imagined or intended. From Jena, La., to […]
The GW men’s soccer team won yet another close game, this time beating Richmond on senior Greg McKay’s goal less than eight minutes into overtime. McKay’s highlight-worthy goal broke a scoreless tie and induced a mobbing from his teammates. The game was GW’s fourth overtime win this year and its fourth win in its last […]