November 12, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 25

Stories from the November 12, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

SEAS dean resigns unexpectedly

The dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences publicly announced his plan to resign early this month, but the dean did not cite a reason for his decision and SEAS faculty are suspicious about his motives. Timothy Tong announced his plans for a June resignation at a meeting of the school’s National Advisory […]

Alex Eisner: Voice your views

I was sitting in class recently and the lecture lent itself to a rather charged debate about the definition of terrorism, what makes a terrorist and whether or not their actions/beliefs are delusional or psychotic. I enjoy causing heated discussion in class simply because people tend to drop the politically correct crap and say what […]

Roommate love in Kogan

If your roommate could have a free round-trip ticket to any destination in the world, where would it be? How many times a day does your roommate check his or her e-mail? When is your roommate’s birthday? Sophomores Jonathan Miller and Luke Fisher, roommates in JBKO, were able to answer these and other questions during […]

Snapshot: Hungry Hippo

Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor Students watch as facilities workers reassemble the HippoVideo kiosk in Ivory Tower’s basement food court. The kiosk’s original location was in the entrance of Gelman Library.

Letter: Ignoring hate crime issues

By John F. Banzhaf III, professor of public interest law: Despite The Hatchet’s extensive coverage of swastikas being drawn on whiteboards, several very important issues have been overlooked, if not misrepresented. First, an article entitled “What is a Hate Crime” (Nov. 1, p. A1) implied that a particular D.C. criminal statute may have been violated. […]

Weekly Checkup: Energy Drinks

When students bounce from class to student organization meetings to parties, energy drinks are an easy way to stay awake. But recent studies show that frequent consumption of drinks such as Red Bull is not only unhealthy but also dangerous in certain situations. The use of Red Bull with vodka or Yagermeister mixes a depressant […]

SPHHS celebrates 10th anniversary, hopes to aquire new facility

The School Of Public Health and Health Services is looking toward the future as it celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. One of the school’s major goals for the upcoming years is to acquire a new facility separate from the School of Medicine in Ross Hall where SPHHS is currently located. “(We want) a home […]

Letters to the Editor

GW apathy goes past classroom behavior I firmly believe that Diana Kugel (Nov. 8, p. A4) is being too nice to the GW community. Diagnosing the sheer lack of respect and interest of GW students as an American affliction overlooks the fact that, as a whole, GW students are not typical American students. We – […]

W. Basketball: Colonials survive close call in Charlottesville

Web Update Tuesday, Nov. 13, 1:38 a.m. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Nov. 12 — Virginia had just hit a three pointer and the ranked GW women’s basketball team was up one point with two seconds left in the game. Senior Kim Beck was fouled, put to the line and missed the front end of two free throws […]

Police make major drug bust in Ivory Tower residence hall

Police confiscated a significant amount of marijuana from a room in Ivory Tower last week, according to police reports. The University Police Department responded to an anonymous tip Nov. 2 regarding a student selling drugs in the residence hall. A community director performed an administrative search, and called the Metropolitan Police Department after finding drugs. […]