Web Extra American hosted four other D.C.-area universities Saturday night to discuss the possibility of reducing Metro fares for college students and improving safety on campuses. Student leaders from GW, American, Maryland, Marymount University and George Mason attended the D.C. Metro University Student Alliance meeting. “We are from three different jurisdictions representing students,” said sophomore […]
January 28, 2008
Volume 104, Issue 36
Stories from the January 28, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Being a GW student means having one’s finger on the political pulse a little more than many of our college counterparts at other schools around the country. Even if politics is not our passion, we cannot help but be politically aware as we glance at the Washington Monument from our classroom. Whether we are dressing […]
Web Update Tuesday, Jan. 29, 11:34 p.m. During the No. 16/13 (AP, ESPN/USA Today) GW women’s basketball team’s game against Dayton, one of the 801 fans in attendance held up a sign that said “countdown to 500…499” on it. The sign represented the number of career wins for GW head coach Joe McKeown, with number […]
At the start of every semester, I keep trying to get back that feeling I got at Colonial Inauguration. I try to get back the excitement of staying up all night getting to know my new neighbors. And I try to get back that motivation to explore D.C. Why was freshman year so much more […]
Students will be able to use a University e-mail system with extra storage space at more places around campus by September. The University plans to add several more wireless hot spots around the Foggy Bottom campus and release a revamped e-mail system within the next several months, said Ron Bonig, vice president and chief information […]
PITTSBURGH — Ten minutes into the GW men’s basketball team’s game against Duquesne Saturday night, Karl Hobbs dismissed his team’s play with a brisk wave of his hand. Duquesne’s Shawn James had just scored two of his 21 points, his team was down 34-12, and Hobbs turned his back toward the court and waved his […]
While most college students see their spring break as a time to get away from academia, several new classes offered this semester incorporate a trip abroad – taken during spring or summer break – as part of the course requirements. These classes are what the study abroad office calls “Short-Term Abroad” courses. Most meet regularly […]
After a pair of lethargic victories and a conference loss, Saturday’s GW women’s basketball team’s match-up with a hot Charlotte did not seem like what the doctor had ordered. Instead, the Colonials wrote their own prescription. GW (16-4, 4-1 Atlantic 10) ran Charlotte out of Smith Center by a score of 76-54 Saturday, outplaying the […]
PITTSBURGH — For the second time in as many games, GW men’s basketball coach Karl Hobbs received a technical foul in the second half of a road loss. This time, it was because he made a comment to an official during a 92-67 loss to Duquesne. Hobbs is known for his animated sideline behavior, including […]
Our choices: Hillary Clinton and John McCain.