October 18, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 18

Stories from the October 18, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Greek Brief: Pi Kappa Phi holds War of the Roses Fundraiser

The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity held its second annual War of the Roses fundraiser this week and plans to donate all proceeds gathered to the fraternity’s national philanthropy. Last year the fraternity held a single War of the Roses event, but because of the event’s popularity, fraternity leaders chose to expand the one event into […]

Late rush helps numbers

This year 100 more women received bids to join Pan-Hellenic sororities than last year and members of the Greek-letter community said they believe the increase is due to the time of year the organization chose to hold recruitment. “Because rush was so late this year, a larger number of girls came out. We took a […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Bioviolence: Preventing Biological Terror and Crime Professor Barry Kellman will discuss his book “Bioviolence: Preventing Biological Terror and Crime.” 4:30 to 6 p.m. Marvin Center, Room 308 Sponsored by the Homeland Security Policy Institute “Blood Diamond” Screening Books for Africa and War Child GWU will screen the 2006 blockbuster “Blood Diamond” starring Leonardo DiCaprio […]

Students tackle immigration

More than 40 students discussed why immigration is viewed as a problem in the United States and how this “problem” can be solved during Monday’s R.E.A.L Conversation discussion. In “Justice or Just Us? The Immigration Question,” students addressed and attacked the plethora of methods suggested by legislators for reducing immigration. Participants also offered their own […]

Campaign manager discusses her Latina heritage

Patti Solis Doyle, campaign manager for Sen. Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign told about 150 students that she is honored to work with the New York Democrat as the first Latina to run a presidential campaign during a speech in the Elliott School Tuesday. “I come from a family where my father completed third grade and […]

GSPM graduates apply lessons

Ian Koski did not expect to be running his own political design company less than one year after graduating from the Graduate School of Political Management in 2004. Today, Koski’s company, On Deck Communication Studio, is a success. His company boasts nearly 30 clients and works with them to create a “visual branding” strategy based […]

Hot Hot Heat fires up

Very few bands consistently create the type of music that makes you want to get up and dance. Even fewer bands have that same kind of “dancey” rock sound while singing about subjects other than going out on a Friday night. Yet, with their latest album, “Happiness LTD” (Reprise) this is exactly what Hot Hot […]

Justin Guiffre: Flexibility for the future

Every year students living in Thurston Hall are given T-shirts that proclaim the infamous sexual habits of the storied dorm. Yet this year’s version reads simply “Future President,” playing on the long running joke that every student at GW will be the next president of the United States. But perhaps this T-shirt holds something more […]

What’s on our iPod: Broken Social Scene presents Kevin Drew

Broken Social Scene presents Kevin Drew: Spirit If… Broken Social Scene-ster Kevin Drew presents a most notable exercise in contrast, calling upon old habits for this freshman solo release- the first in a series of “Broken Social Scene Presents.” efforts, featuring old friends such as Ohad Benchetrit and Charles Spearin from the aforementioned indie-rock mega-project. […]