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.

SA releases goals for school year

While many students are taking a break from GW, Student Association President Vishal Aswani is still on campus this summer, taking steps to address campaign promises and goals for his presidency. Aswani, a senior, said he is working hard on a myriad of different projects including the creation of an online test bank and increasing […]

Fenty says Stevens will not be sold

Thursday, June 26 The city will not sell Stevens Elementary School or the land surrounding the 140-year-old building after it closes this summer, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty said Tuesday night at a Foggy Bottom Association meeting at St. Stephen the Martyr Church. The mayor said the city might lease the property at 21st and L […]

Best of the Crime Log

Whether you are allegedly having sex with a tree or urinating in public, remember local police are always around the corner. Here are the most notable run-ins with the law from last year. Assault 10/14/07 – The Dakota – 3:08 a.m. – case closed A male student reported he was asleep when his roommate entered […]

Student e-mail addresses will change with switch to Gmail

Sunday, June 22 All student e-mail addresses will have different domain names when GW switches to Google Mail this fall, the University announced last week. Beginning in August, the student e-mail suffix will change from “@gwu.edu” to “@gwmail.gwu.edu.” Students will have six months to transfer their messages from their Colonial Mail accounts to the new […]

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 […]