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.

Marine Corps Marathon a solitary journey

Senior Meagan Iosca ran hard at Sunday morning’s 32nd annual Marine Corps Marathon, her first experience running such a long, exhausting and rewarding race. This year’s Marine Corps Marathon, otherwise known as “The People’s Marathon,” started at Arlington Cemetery at 8 a.m. About 30,000 runners from around the world crossed Key Bridge into Georgetown, ran […]

Trying to confront hate

We are two of the Arab and Muslim students that attend GW and have experienced the chaos of preparing for and “countering” Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week sponsored by the Young America’s Foundation on campus. With so many student organizations fighting for the spotlight, it seems we have lost sight of the necessity for direct action to […]

A Fabolous Invasion

GW Hatchet Video: Horowitz Speaks play_blip_movie_456903(); By far the most anticipated part of the Young America’s Foundation Islamo-Facism Awareness Week was a speech by Conservative Author David Horowitz. Horowitz used the speech to criticize the University’s treatment of conservative students and to explain the need for such an event. The speech wasn’t without drama. Horowitz […]

Students chosen as GW’s President and First Lady

Voters named Casey Pond president and Christina “Mo” Vazquez Mauricio first lady in GW’s first-ever President and First Lady Competition. The announcement was made Friday night at Colonials Invasion. The President and First Lady Competition made its debut as part of Sprit Week, which culminated in Friday night’s events at Smith Center. The competition is […]

What’s the deal with… Milk and cookies?

If you give a student a cookie, he is going to ask for a glass of milk. Then he’s probably going to want some books and maybe even a red sofa to lounge in on the sixth floor – or at least that’s what GW’s library staff would like to think. Milk and Cookies is […]

Vanderbilt adopts newspaper program started by SA at GW

If imitation is the greatest form of flattery, then the readership program at GW should be blushing. When members of the student governing body at Vanderbilt University heard of the Student Association-sponsored GW readership program they contacted SA leaders for advice on how to implement the program in Nashville – one that makes free copies […]

Horowitz defends event

Conservative author David Horowitz defended his views and lashed out against GW’s administration at a speech on campus Thursday night, one day after he was booed off stage at Emory University. Horowitz is the organizer of a nationwide event to raise awareness about radical Islamic states – Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week. The week garnered national attention […]

Baseball Bliss: Boston Wins

Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor (from left to right) John Lancaster, David Young and Patrick Pho celebrate the Boston Red Sox 2007 World Series victory at Rhino Bar in Georgetown. The sweep of the Colorado Rockies gives the Red Sox its second title this decade.


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.