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.

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 […]

Snapshot: Frightening Facepaint

Media Credit: Anne Wernikoff/Hatchet photographer Senior Kelly Leon (left) paints the face of 8 year-old Tiara Diggs (right) at Kidsfest Fest Saturday afternoon.

University: Seventh swastika not yet hate crime

Web Update Tuesday, Oct. 30, 7:53 p.m. Related articles: New swastika found in New Hall (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 9:42 p.m.) Racial slur found on New Hall door (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 9:51 p.m.) FBI called in to assist with swastika investigation (Hatchet Web Update, Nov. 2, 5:10 a.m.) News Analysis: What is […]

Students work philanthropy fashion show

Fashion, it turns out, is a fighter. As GW senior Catherine Pitcher walked down a lighted runway in a champagne-colored dress on Friday night, she was fighting poverty at the same time. Pitcher was one of several GW students working both behind the scenes and modeling at the Fashion Fights Poverty show, an event designed […]

Vet blasts military racism

Veteran of the Iraq War and graduate student Adam Kokesh spoke about racism plaguing the war and the American military at a speech at Marvin Center Friday. Kokesh was one of the students who claimed responsibility three weeks ago for hanging posters designed to mock Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week, a conservative event. The posters, which many […]