November 1, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 22

Stories from the November 1, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Hobbs disappointed with team’s progress

GW Hatchet Video: Predicting the Season play_blip_movie_463983(); We took a chance to chat with students, staff members, area businesses and alumni about their predictions for how well the Colonials will do this season. By and large, everyone thinks the team will repeat the successes from recent years. Wednesday night’s men’s basketball game against the University […]

An eighth swastika found overnight in Mitchell

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 a hate crime? (The Hatchet, Nov. 1) […]

Colonials ranked No. 13 in preseason poll

The women’s basketball team is ranked No. 13 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll, the highest the team has ever been ranked in a preseason poll. The Colonials finished last season ranked 11th after a Sweet Sixteen loss to North Carolina in the NCAA tournament. The Colonials face two teams this season that are ranked […]

This month in live music

Now that midterms are over, there is really no excuse for missing out on the great shows coming to D.C. this November. We all know that the only real way to kick off the month is the Van Halen way, as it seems the classic rock gods have patched things up with frontman David Lee […]

Staff Editorial: Inflammatory acts must be addressed

As much as the topic of race and tolerance has been exhausted recently on our campus, the past week has seen an increase in tensions fueled by the appearance of swastikas at several locations on campus. While it is not yet known who is guilty of this vandalism or the circumstances surrounding it, it is […]

Andrew Alberg: BoSox fan apathetic in victory

The Boston Red Sox, my favorite baseball team, won the World Series Monday night and to be honest, I did not care. Still don’t. I watched the games half-heartedly and played video games between pitches. Winning my game of FIFA meant more to me than a group of 25 people I have never met winning […]

Endowment gets a failing grade

GW lags far behind other universities in social responsibility and measures of sustainability, according to a report released last week. The Sustainable Endowment Institute gave GW a D+ letter grade, down from last year’s C-, in its second-annual College Sustainability Report Card. More than two-thirds of the 200 universities surveyed by the research group improved […]

Letters to the Editor

Don’t bag MPD In reading Monday’s Letters to the Editor (Oct. 29, A4), I laughed at the two letters from students complaining that students were going to start getting ticketed for jaywalking. As a police officer, my job includes enforcing traffic law as much as any other law. I love the argument that police should […]

Stevie Wonder live at the Verizon Center

Web Extra On the night before Halloween, musical-genius Stevie Wonder serenaded a nearly sold-out crowd at Verizon Center in downtown D.C., where tickets ranged from $68-$128. The multi-instrumentalist and singer performed for nearly two and a half hours, playing from his entire musical catalogue spanning over 40 years. Without an opening band, Wonder, who has […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 10/28/07 – University Mall – 12:53 a.m. – case closed University Police Department officers observed a female individual urinating next to a GW building. When they approached her, the woman explained that she could not wait to use the bathroom. The individual was unaffiliated with GW and she was subsequently barred from campus. […]