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.

Campus Myths: Fact or fiction: presidents on campus

The United States Secret Service performs many important functions: presidential protection, the investigation of counterfeit currency and – picking up Lindy’s hamburgers? Jim Eckels, the owner of Lindy’s Red Lion on 20th and I streets, confirmed the rumor that President Gerald Ford would send some of his black-suited cohorts over to I Street to bring […]

SEAS hires new dean from U. Texas

Friday, July 25 Renowned aerospace engineer David Dolling will assume the deanship at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences on Sept. 1, University officials announced last week. Dolling is currently an associate dean for academic affairs and professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin. He will replace former […]

Longtime Foggy Bottom resident dies at 88

Monday, July 14 Lucille Molinelli, a prominent Foggy Bottom resident known for her passionate and thoughtful relationships with the neighborhood and the University, died June 22 in her F Street residence. She was 88. The Michigan-native moved to Foggy Bottom in 1948, eventually becoming one of the most longstanding and venerable members of the community. […]

Where to Work: Campus jobs abound for GW class of 2012

Capitol Hill internships generally don’t pay the bills. And for those students who want to make some cash on the side, the right job might be just around the corner. In addition to the on-campus jobs publicized at Colonial Inauguration and throughout the year, some of the most popular student jobs are at the Health […]

Scarborough stresses modesty at GSPM graduation

Wednesday, July 30 MSNBC television host and former Republican congressman Joe Scarborough advised graduates of the Graduate School of Political Management on Saturday afternoon to be humble while pursuing their professional goals. Scarborough, also a former attorney and editor of The Florida Sun, cited his own experiences as models for others at the school’s graduation […]

New A-10 commissioner brings TV experience

The Atlantic 10 Conference chose their fifth commissioner this June, and her background in television could bring some new exposure to a league largely ignored by the major networks. Bernadette McGlade, the former associate commissioner of women’s basketball for the Atlantic Coast Conference, will replace Linda Bruno, who resigned in December after 13 years on […]

GW members of AKA celebrate sorority’s centennial in Washington

Sunday, July 20 Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha at GW helped their sorority kick off its centennial celebration at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in D.C. last Monday. The GW chapter of the nation’s first black sorority, recognized this spring as the undergraduate chapter of the year for the second straight year, presented various […]

Where to Go: Discovering the District

Washington, D.C. is full of some of the best hotspots in the nation. And the best part is you do not have to be 21 to experience them. Here are some conventional and not-so-conventional places you can explore in the District. The tourist attractions The National Mall, the Washington Monument, the White House, the Smithsonian […]

Students travel to Beijing to examine business behind the Games

Thursday, August 7 Twenty-eight graduate students traveled across the globe this week to witness the Olympic Games in Beijing, hoping to learn more about the enormous financial and marketing forces behind the historic event. Led by professor Lisa Delpy Neirotti, who teaches “International Experience: Behind the Scenes of the 2008 Olympic Games,” the students will […]