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.

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.

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 […]