October 22, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 19

Stories from the October 22, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Women’s soccer drops 3-2 decision to Richmond

Richmond goalie Kate Hudson dives to save a shot by junior Keara Mehlert during the Spiders’ 3-2 win Saturday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex.Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor Down two goals at two different times in the game, the women’s soccer team’s game Saturday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex against Richmond appeared […]

Weekend woes aplenty for men’s water polo

For the men’s water polo team, this weekend was a series of unfortunate events. First was a schedule packed with six games in three days, leaving the squad exhausted. Sophomore John-Claude Wright was so tired from his four-goal performance during the Colonials’ 9-8 loss to No. 16 Bucknell Sunday morning that he slept right through […]

Scoreboard, Number Crunch

Number Crunch: 7 (The number of games the men’s water polo team has lost by one goal this season.) Scoreboard Water polo Harvard, W, 9-6 No. 11 Navy, L, 16-4 No. 15 Air Force, L, 6-5 Brown, L, 10-3 No. 16 Bucknell, L, 9-8 No. 20 Princeton, L 9-7 Women’s soccer Richmond, L, 3-2 Men’s […]

GW drops straight sets to Billikens

The GW volleyball team was about to lose its third straight game – and the match – to Saint Louis Sunday at Smith Center, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at them. Always outwardly optimistic, the Colonials (11-13, 3-5 Atlantic 10) had little to keep positive about in losing 17-30, 18-30, 18-30 to the […]

GW Expat: Hungary in Translation

BUDAPEST, Hungary We were late. Thanks to our reliance on a single cell phone with a faulty battery, my flatmates and I slept in for far too long and had to skip breakfast in our rush to get out the door to make the boat to Visegrad, a historical town north of Budapest. Sprinting by […]

Peace for the Middle East

Junior Adi Timor grew up living very close to Palestinians, but it wasn’t until she came to study in Washington that she actually met one. Timor, who was born and raised in Israel, met Rawhi Afaghani, a Palestinian who grew up in the West Bank, at a conflict resolution workshop at George Mason University. At […]

Sex Column: “Measuring what matters”

We’ve got a secret surprise hiding under our covers this year. The Hatchet will bring you an anonymous columnist, Delilah, to report on sex at GW. Editor’s note: Names have been changed to protect the naughty. I’ve heard it so many times. At parties, on the way to the gym, eating carry out with my […]

Young and the faithful

Staying hip isn’t always easy, especially when you are a 2,000-year-old religion on a college campus. To keep students interested, a few religious organizations – such as the Jewish Student Association – are attempting to preserve an old world practice, while adding a touch of new world flavor. “One of our priorities is taking a […]

Weekly Checkup: Confronting the Cold

With the winter season comes shorter days, colder winds and a whole new assortment of health issues to go along with it such as dry skin, breathing problems and even depression. Often times the cold weather might not be what causes illness, but it can be the way people live during the winter months that […]

Grassroots movement goes off-campus

GW students have many different ways to spend a weekend. When going to parties, exploring the city, or studying, there is rarely a dull moment. Yet almost every weekend some students choose to cram onto buses, drive for hours and sleep on school gym floors, just to knock on the doors of hundreds of strangers. […]