Students voiced their frustration on topics such as academic advising and communication with administrators during a town hall meeting Tuesday night in Jack Morton Auditorium. University President Steven Knapp, Board of Trustees Chairman W. Russell Ramsey, Board Vice Chairman Nelson Carbonell and Student Association President Nicole Capp sat before an audience of about 100 students […]
January 17, 2008
Volume 104, Issue 33
Stories from the January 17, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 19 — Twice this season the GW women’s basketball team has hit big shots when it needed them at the end of a game. At Temple Saturday afternoon, the Colonials could not make the magic happen a third time. No. 13 GW fell 68-66 to the Owls, ending its 19-game regular-season Atlantic 10 […]
Attempted Theft II 1/12/08 – 1957 E Street – 12:30 a.m. – case closed An employee was riding in the elevator late at night when the doors opened and he saw a younger male holding a floor lamp. The suspect dropped the lamp and entered the elevator, riding it to a lower level than the […]
Samuel Snyder was a code-breaker in World War II, a pioneer in the computer world and someone the National Security Agency considers an integral figure in the modern computing industry’s development. One of GW’s most distinguished alumni, Snyder died Dec. 28 at 96 years old. At the height of the depression, Snyder, a native Washingtonian, […]
Roger Whitaker, the founding dean of GW’s College of Professional Studies, announced that after serving seven years as CPS dean, he would step down on Aug. 1. Following a year-long sabbatical, he plans to return to GW as a faculty member at the Graduate School of Education and Human Development. “Simply put, the lifestyle of […]
For fans of the men’s basketball team, the best part of the season has finally arrived: Atlantic 10 play. Regardless of how the squad finished its out-of-conference schedule, the conference season is always exciting. The past three seasons, GW has been one of the top dogs. But this year is different, raising the question: where […]
The student election oversight board set the last two days in February for contests in the Student Association, Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board. Elections are slated to run from 9 a.m. on Feb. 27 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 28. Runoff elections for the SA presidential race have been tentatively set for two […]
Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco gets real cool on his latest sophomore release from Atlantic records. Smart rap lyrics and clever beats and hooks help make “The Cool” a completely listenable hip-hop album through and through. Lupe’s first single from the album, “Superstar” (featuring singer/songwriter Mathew Santos) demapds to be played more than once upon first […]
In “The Hoya fights for independence” (Jan. 14, p. 1), The Hatchet misstated when Georgetown applied for a trademark. They filed the application in August 2006. To submit corrections for the record, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Hatchet welcomes comments and article inquiries, and can be reached at (202) 994-7550.
Get your agendas out and pencils ready, oh sweet, hip and sophisticated GW kids. Between a hefty-tight schedule of drinkin’ brewskies, engaging in too-long conversations on the street with people you vaguely know about your respective breaks and hitting the books . hard, you could use a change in routine. Live shows this month are […]