September 4, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 6

Stories from the September 4, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

City to change Mall area

Proposed plans for Northwest D.C. Connect the Kennedy center to the White House with parks down E Street Decking over the Potomac Freeway creating new riverfront space Link the Kennedy Center to the Lincoln Memorial Opening new areas for parks, offices, shops and residential use An expansive and ambitious new city plan could lead to […]

U.S. Institute of Peace to open near campus

One of the last available spots along Constitution Avenue will be the new home of the multi-million dollar headquarters for the United States Institute of Peace. The USIP building, which is funded by $100 million from Congress and $85 million from private sources, is set for completion in 2010. The institute is a nonpartisan, federally […]

Volleyball looks to revisit A-10 tournament

One year ago, no one on the GW women’s volleyball team had any Atlantic 10 tournament experience, and the Colonials had failed to qualify for the conference postseason for three consecutive seasons. But that drought ended last year with an appearance in Charlotte, N.C. as the tournament’s sixth seed. Their stay in the South did […]

Ron Browz anticipates release

New York-based rap producer Ron Browz has worked with Nas, 50 Cent, Ludacris and the late Big L. This month he will release the remix of his first solo track, “Pop Champagne,” which boasts collaboration with Jim Jones and Missy Elliot. On the track – both the original and remix – Browz experimented with Auto-Tune, […]

Men’s water polo set for success

The dream team is back. Or at least the GW men’s water polo team version of it. Last year when the Colonials took third place at the Collegiate Water Polo Association’s Eastern Championship, it was a cause for celebration. It was the best season in the history of the program, and it left the team […]

Staff donations to Obama rise

University employees donated overwhelmingly to Barack Obama’s presidential campaign this year, with the Illinois senator receiving more than 68 percent of all GW contributions, a Hatchet analysis of campaign filings found. Faculty and administrators who listed GW as their employer in federal election documents donated $41,795 to Obama in 2008 – about twice the amount […]

News and Notes, Upcoming Games

News and Notes Men’s soccer freshman Yoni Berhanu has been named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week. Volleyball freshman Alyssa Valentine has been named the Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week. Hadley Zeavin was named the women’s basketball director of basketball operations on Wednesday. The GW men’s basketball game against Dayton has been moved […]

Washer and dryer fees increase by 25 cents

The price to use washing and drying machines in most residence halls rose by 25 cents this August, due to the mounting cost of water and electricity in the District, a University official said this week. Students must now pay $1.50 to use each appliance in all residence halls except 1957 E Street, 2109 F […]

Bedbugs reported in 2034 G Street and other residence halls

Bedbugs are reportedly in several residence halls on campus, and officials said they likely originated from a group of freshmen who attended an engineering trip last month. University spokesperson Tracy Schario said only one student was confirmed to have been bitten by the insects, but about a dozen may have been exposed to them. The […]