November 8, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 24

Stories from the November 8, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

$5 – $10 – $20: An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student

If you have $5 In a marriage of Scotland’s two best-loved exports, Scotch whisky and golf, The Glenlivet brings to Georgetown a tradiational Scottish links course in the stylish shopping district of M Street. Featuring nine holes sloped with water hazards, bridges and sand traps, The Glenlivet City Links lasts for ten days in D.C. […]

Law professor talks Web privacy

Law professor Daniel Solove encouraged audience members at Borders Monday night to Google themselves, in an effort to promote awareness about the lack of privacy online. Solove, who specializes in privacy issues, recently published “The Future of Reputation,” about the voyeuristic nature of the Internet and its impact on modern society. At the Borders book […]

Students campaign for state elections, see results

It is not yet 2008, but both the College Republicans and College Democrats traveled to key states in recent weeks to work for candidates in state legislative and gubernatorial contests. One of the battleground states this election cycle is Virginia, where students from both the CRs and CDs traveled last weekend, helping candidates in local […]

Blogosphere responds to confession

For the second time this semester, a controversy at GW was all the talk of the blogosphere. Freshman Sarah Marshak’s confession of drawing swastikas on her own residence hall door provoked responses from bloggers nationwide. Conservative blogs were up in arms about what they perceived as Marshak’s attempt to be seen as a victim. “It’s […]

Pageant raises thousands

The Mu Delta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha held its sixth annual Miss Freshman Pageant at Marvin Center Sunday, showcasing five ladies from the class of 2011. Tiffany Shaw won the title of Miss Freshman and $1,000 in scholarship money. She also received the top fundraiser award for raising almost $1,500 for the Level Ten […]

Basketball Preview: Great expectations for women’s team

Big things are expected to emerge from Foggy Bottom this winter. After reaching the Sweet Sixteen and finishing last season as the 11th ranked team in the nation, the women’s basketball team lost just one player to graduation, creating little turnover in a perennially successful program. Coaches and media unanimously project the No. 14/13 (AP, […]

School of Business risks rank

Business Week magazine will pay special attention to GW when calculating its annual business school rankings because of a controversially worded letter from University administrators encouraging students to participate in the magazine’s survey. The magazine sent individual e-mails to all seniors in the School of Business last week, asking them to participate in an online […]

Town hall tackles hate crimes

More than 120 students and administrators gathered at Marvin Center Tuesday night to call for student-led action in response to the symbols of hate that have appeared around campus. University President Steven Knapp attended the town hall meeting, which came a day after the University officials confirmed that freshman Sarah Marshak was the perpetrator behind […]

Basketball Preview: Our Predictions

The expectations for the men’s and women’s basketball team this year are, to put it mildly, different. In our opinion, the women’s team is Elite 8- bound. Coach Joe McKeown and his team have built up to this year ever since people realized Kim Beck would be something special. They have offense and defense, big […]

Letters to the Editor

Avoiding anger in face of hatred I would like to reply to those who argue that we should pile anger upon hate in dealing with racist acts across campus in the Nov. 5 Letters to the Editor. Yes, we should universally disapprove and condemn racist acts across campus. Should we involve the Federal Bureau of […]