December 10, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 31

Stories from the December 10, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Campus Calendar

Monday Computer Game Design and Development Richard “Lord British” Garriott, a world-renowned video game designer, will be discussing game design and development. 7 p.m. Marvin Center 3rd Floor Sponsored by GWU ACM Dream for Darfur Help bring the Olympic Dream to Darfur on International Human Rights Day! Confirmed guests include: Olympic medalist Joey Cheek, actress […]

Motivation, commitment guide women’s squash

It has been a season of firsts for the GW women’s squash team. The Colonials played in seven matches in three days at the Wesleyan Round Robin Dec. 1-2 and defeated No. 22 Connecticut College for the first time in GW women’s squash history. What makes this year’s squad different than previous ones is each […]

WOW Wingery can now serve alcohol

Web update Friday, Jan. 11, 7:18 p.m. The city approved a liquor license for WOW Café and Wingery this week, nearly a year after the restaurant first opened. WOW, located on the top floor of Marvin Center in the Hippodrome, specializes in wings and grilled food. The restaurant applied for a liquor license last summer, […]

BSU president accuses SA of hidden agenda

The co-president of the Black Student Union expressed his dissatisfaction with Student Association election rules on the heels of a walkout by four black SA senators last week. BSU Co-President Charles Basden sent an e-mail to student leaders early Thursday morning urging them to stand up against the Joint Elections Commission charter and keep the […]

D.C. tax office under investigation for missing millions

While most GW students were still roaming the halls of their middle schools, a corruption case with potential to be the largest in local government history was brewing in the District. The D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue has been under been under investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s office in Washington, after it discovered millions […]

Snapshot: Rock Out

Viktors Dindzans/Hatchet staff photographer The band Anarcoustic perform at a benefit show to raise awareness of sweatshop labor at Columbian Square at Marvin Center Thursday night.

SEAS seeks more funding

The School of Engineering and Applied Science needs new facilities so that it can attract more students and cover its overhead costs, according to a year-long review released last week. “One of our top priorities and major finding of the commission was that a new science and education complex would increase enrollment by attracting more […]

Staff Editorial: Enfranchise everyone: time to welcome reform

Instead of welcoming online voting, a handful of student leaders have chosen to make the debate about election reform a race issue. The black Student Association senators stormed out of last Tuesday’s meeting, claiming they weren’t getting enough time to talk. One senator called the executive vice president’s alleged actions racist and on Thursday the […]

Congressional hopeful returns to his alma mater

Not even last week’s snow could keep an intimate group of students, faculty and alumni from meeting at the School of Media and Public Affairs Wednesday night to honor Illinois congressional hopeful John Morris. “None of you can vote for me,” Morris told the attendees, “but I couldn’t run without coming back to where it […]

Diana Kugel: Holding on to the holidays

As people start wandering out of Starbucks clutching holiday-themed cups, and as Kogan Plaza gets its first dusting of snow, it is hard to believe that this is the same place where racial and ethnic tensions had been building so highly all semester. All of that seems to be fading rapidly into the past as […]