June 13, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 3

Stories from the June 13, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

A month by month look at last year’s news

September SA, officials question homelessness initiative over funding During the first Student Association meeting of the year, the senate tried to allocate $6,000 for T-shirts, buttons, banners and other material to promote a local homelessness campaign called GW F.E.E.D. The legislation for the initiative was later vetoed by SA president Nicole Capp – the only […]

GW alumna dies in Iraq

Monday, June 30 A GW alumna who dedicated her life to humanitarian work died after a bomb blast in Sadr City, Iraq last Tuesday. Nicole Suveges, 38, a 1998 recipient of a master’s degree in international development from the Elliott School of International Affairs, was one of ten people killed in the blast. She was […]

Freshman killed by motorist in New Jersey

Thursday, July 10 An incoming freshman died in his hometown of Moorestown, N.J., on Tuesday when an elderly woman hit his bike with her car – just four days before his 18th birthday. Will Christianson, 17, had been on campus only a week earlier for the fourth session of Colonial Inauguration. Those close to him […]

Alex Byers: Say it ain’t so, Joe

Say it ain’t so, Joe. Say you’re not leaving Foggy Bottom for suburban Chicago. Tell us you’re coming back to GW and turning your brand new roster into a third-straight Sweet 16 appearance. Coming back to take new names like Tara Booker and Tiana Myers and put them on the same level as Beck, Joens […]

Bozeman prepares for life at the top

Monday, June 30 By his own account, Mike Bozeman has not missed a beat in adapting to his new position as head women’s basketball coach. He just moved down the hall to the bigger office overlooking 22nd street and picked up where his predecessor and mentor, Joe McKeown, left off. McKeown stepped down in early […]

Man falls from GW Hospital ledge, sustains serious injuries

Sunday, July 20 A man fell from a GW Hospital window ledge Saturday afternoon and landed on the edge of an inflatable mat about 40 feet below, after threatening to jump for four hours. The young black male, who has not been identified, was in “very critical” condition after respondents took him inside the hospital […]

SA senator has a ‘skeleton’ in the closet

In politics, a skeleton in the closet can be career ending. But for graduate student and Student Association Sen. Chris Hedquist, his skeletons have enabled him to travel the world, gain celebrity abroad, win medals and even acquire his own Wikipedia page. Hedquist, who serves as both the vice president of the GW MBA Association, […]

Community group appeals 20-year Campus Plan

Tuesday, July 8 The Foggy Bottom Association filed an appeal with the D.C. Zoning Commission last week, challenging their approval of the University’s 20-year Campus Plan. The development agreement outlining and limiting the scope of the University’s expansion in Foggy Bottom over the next two decades was approved in late 2007. It has been a […]