October 25, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 20

Stories from the October 25, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Greek Brief: Phi Sigma Sigma raises money for battered women

The Phi Sigma Sigma sorority will host its annual Amazing Race philanthropy event this weekend to support My Sister’s Place, a local shelter for battered women and children. “I think that it is great that we can help out women in need of such a support system by working together as a sisterhood,” Phi Sigma […]

What’s on our iPod: Toots & the Maytals

Toots & the Maytals: Light Your Light There is nothing in the world that can stop the legendary reggae singer and his famous band from making new music. On his latest album, Toots brings in two very special guests to compliment his music, with Derek Trucks on the album’s new single “Johnny Coolman” and Bonnie […]


In “RIAA issues an additional pre-litigation notice” (Oct. 22, p. A2), The Hatchet mistakenly classified an e-mail sent to a GW student as a pre-litigation letter. The letter was a Digital Millennium Copyright Act notice. In “Grad programs draw foreign students” (Oct. 18, A6), The Hatchet misidentified the Council of Graduate Schools as the Counsel […]

Snapshot: Bueller? Bueller?

Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor Former Nixon speechwriter and game show host Ben Stein walks by Marvin Center on his way to Nooshi, a sushi restaurant on 19th Street, Tuesday evening. Stein lives in The Watergate.

Campus Calendar

Thursday David Horowitz Conservative author David Horowitz will speak to the Young America’s Foundation as part of the organization’s Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week. 8 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center Room 302 Sponsored by the Young America’s Foundation, GW Chapter Reducing Poverty in Developing Countries: The Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Role in Globalization and Stimulating Growth Ambassador John […]

Crime Log

Assault 10/20/07 – Southwest D.C. – 4:41 a.m. – case closed Two female GW students reported they were at a club in Southwest D.C. when a male groped one of them and lifted up her dress. A physical altercation ensued, and the D.C. Fire Department arrived on the scene. The students had been drinking and […]

Fashionistas fight poverty

Fashion and the fight to end poverty converged in Jack Morton Auditorium Tuesday night when a group of more than 80 students and professionals gathered to discuss fair trade, helping artisan workers and creating sustainability. Fashion Fights Poverty, in partnership with organizations including Aid to Artisans, the Fair Trade Federation and the United Nations Association, […]

University sued over records review

A former student who was assaulted in 2005 is suing the University for failing to review his attacker’s criminal history – which included an alleged stabbing months earlier in Albany, N.Y. Akeem Samuels, 22, was hospitalized two years ago when an argument over a football game became violent outside Exchange Bar on G Street. The […]