October 29, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 21

Stories from the October 29, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.


In “Prospective GW blood donors lack required nutrients” (Oct. 8, p. A1), The Hatchet misquoted the person who stated that “GW needs to improve dining hall facilities to have a greater range of food options.” Senior Kelly Berwick said this, not Kara Williams.

George Clooney and other actors film movie on campus

George Clooney and other celebrities were on campus this weekend filming scenes for an upcoming film titled “Burn After Reading.” The film is being directed by the Coen Brothers and features Brad Pitt, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand and Tilda Swinton. On Sunday afternoon, McDormand was being towed in a car around the Elliott School area […]

Kidfest a success despite rain

Web Extra Despite showers that pushed the seventh annual Kidsfest indoors, about 50 student organizations welcomed families to a Halloween extravaganza in the Marvin Center Saturday. “Kids Fest is a great way for GW to foster a good relationship with the D.C. community because it’s a great opportunity for parents who work to see their […]

Students, locals shop at church

Students and community members went bargain hunting on G Street last week, at the annual United Church rummage sale. The sale is held annually in the basement of the church on 20th at G streets. Up for sale were used clothing and household goods – all at competitive prices. Students made the majority of customers […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Iraq: Today’s Reality, Tomorrow’s Horizons Join a distinguished panel of Iraq experts as they discuss the country’s future and the possibilities for peace. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Lindner Family Commons, Room 602, 1957 E St. Sponsored by the Middle East Policy Forum and Exxon Mobil Tuesday Francis Fukuyama The famed author and international relations […]

Authors discusss ‘Merchant of Death’ at Elliot School

Web Extra Few people are familiar with Viktor Bout, but his business dealings have influenced world affairs for more than a decade. In sponsorship with the Security Policy Studies Program, the Elliot School welcomed Douglas Farah and Stephan Braun, co-authors of “Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes, and the Man who Makes War Possible” last […]

Sleepless for the big screen

Operating on no sleep and countless cups of coffee while working feverishly to add the finishing touches with a fast-approaching deadline is a situation all too familiar to any college student. The final product a team of GW students rushed to finish recently was not a term paper, but an original film. The group of […]

Class teaches students to observe ER

For a class earlier this year, sophomore Norma Chamma observed emergency department doctors packing boils and suturing wounds. She is not a medical school student and did not paticipate in treating the patient. Chamma is a student in GW’s emergency medical scribe course, which prepares undergraduate students to be assistants in a hospital emergency department […]

RIAA suboenaes GW for names of students

Web Extra The recording industry has subpoenaed GW to reveal the identities of 19 students who allegedly violated copyright laws. The Recording Industry Associates of America has identified a group of anonymous IP addresses connected to illegal downloading. In the spring, the RIAA sent the University letters asking the students to settle on this matter […]

Varsity Roundup, Scoreboard

Scoreboard Women’s soccer Temple, L, 1-0 Saint Joseph’s, W, 2-1 Men’s soccer Charlotte, L, 3-0 Saint Louis, L, 3-1 Women’s Volleyball La Salle, W, 3-2 Temple, L, 3-0 Cross country: A-10 Championships Men: 7th of 14Women: 9th of 14 Varsity Roundup Men’s swimming and diving The men’s swimming and diving team competed in session one […]