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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
Thursday SA Welcome Week Kick-Off Join the Student Association for a night of music and snacks. 7:30 p.m. Marvin Center Ballroom Large Group Worship Show your faith with the Agape Campus Christian Fellowship. 7:30 p.m. Marvin Center 403 Friday Colonial Quest Have an evening adventure with GW staff by following clues and creating your own […]
GW needs a green revolution Sustainability is an issue that touches everyone. There is no denying that our planet is in an environmental crisis. Last year, as freshmen at the GW, one thing that we all noticed was that the University’s attempts at sustainability and green living were poor. Crammed into the halls of Thurston, […]
The Chi Omega sorority will colonize at GW next month after a 40-year absence from campus. The Panhellenic Association, which is the primary umbrella organization for sororities, said last fall that Chi Omega could reorganize on campus. The sorority discontinued its GW chapter in 1968 during a period when there was a waning interest in […]
Drug Law Violation 8/31/08 – City Hall – 1:13 a.m. – case closed An anonymous complainant called the University Police Department to report a suspicious odor coming from a room in the residence hall. Officers responding to the call smelled marijuana, and the room’s five occupants denied smoking or possessing the drug. UPD contacted the […]
Anne Wernikoff/assistant photo editor Universiy President Steven Knapp takes a ride around University Yard Wednesday in a Swiss-made Solar Taxi, an entirely solar powered car, with the initiative director Louis Palmer.
While most of America watched the Olympics on television this summer, 28 GW students had the opportunity to see the Games firsthand, hobnob with Olympians and blog about their experiences. Undergraduate and graduate students in Lisa Delpy Neirotti’s sports management class traveled to Beijing this summer to study the managerial and administrative aspects of the […]