First in a series exploring the Knapp presidency Steven Knapp does not remember where he read the news and only vaguely remembers when it happened. But it was shortly after he accepted GW’s presidency that media reports in Boston pegged him as a finalist for Harvard University’s presidency. While the Presidential Search Committee at GW […]
November 19, 2007
Volume 104, Issue 27
Stories from the November 19, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Viktors Dindzans/Hatchet photographer Junior Greg Rosen gets a hamburger from senior Jon Kraft during the Colonial Army’s pregame festivities for the Rutger’s game late Sunday night. The Scarlet Knights’ subsequently routed the Colonials, 67-42.
A fraternity unrecognized by the University raised the second highest amount of money of any organization that participated in Saturday’s annual Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Walkathon. About 50 Alpha Pi Epsilon (APES) brothers participated in Saturday’s fundraiser, collecting money from friends and family to “support beneficiary organizations that provide long-term solutions to homelessness in […]
Although she routinely dresses in ceremonial robes and leads important academic ceremonies such as Convocation and Commencement, University Marshal Jill Kasle found herself tackling a new event this fall: the inauguration of University President Steven Knapp. For more than 17 years, Kasle has served as University marshal, a largely ceremonial role that includes planning events […]
Instead of the usual turkey and stuffing, junior Jordan Teller’s Thanksgiving dinner menu will consist of pizza and beer. Teller, who is originally from Los Angeles, will be staying on campus this year for Thanksgiving. Teller, a three-year veteran of WRGW, is not going home because he will be broadcasting the GW men’s basketball game […]
Monday Busted Screening with Q&A Know your rights? Want to? Learn how to deal with police encounters and save yourself some trouble. The film teaches how to deal with stops, searches and warrants. Drinks will be provided. 7 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center 3rd floor Amphitheater Free Sponsored by GW ACLU and GW NORML American […]
Web Extra Integrating community service into the classroom has expanded at GW recently, coming only months after a report suggested GW make service-learning a more central part of its curriculum. “Service and service-learning are becoming more and more common, introducing GW students to the concept of civic responsibility even before they start their college careers,” […]
Racial classifications should not describe identity, said students participating in a panel discussion held by Re:Mix, The Racially and Ethnically Mixed Student Association. Re:Mix held the panel discussion Tuesday night as part of its Mixed Race Heritage Month celebration. Mixed race individuals have parents who are of two different races. Titi Williams-Davies, an MBA student […]
An increased poverty rate in the District has led at least one local charity to step up efforts to feed poor families this Thanksgiving. Bread for the City, a nonprofit organization, hopes to provide 13,000 low-income families with meals this holiday season. They hosted a telethon at the Old Post Office Pavillion Thursday to collect […]
Web Extra Making the new University president sit on the floor and eat with his hands does not seem like much of a welcome, but at the fifth annual Oxfam Hunger Banquet, that is exactly how Steven Knapp was received. Knapp joined fellow GW faculty, staff, students and community members Nov. 13 at the banquet […]