Anne Wernikoff/assistant photo editor Mark Shenkman presents his American flag collection to University President Steven Knapp and his wife, Diane, at the Luther Brady Gallery Wednesday.
September 11, 2008
Volume 105, Issue 8
Stories from the September 11, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Web Extra A new video game designed by a GW father and featuring GW students will serve as an interactive storyline for collections in the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Ghosts of a Chance – an alternate reality game designed by John Maccabee, whose son is a student in the Elliott School of International Affairs – […]
Men’s soccer: Saturday, Sept. 13 vs. Loyola (Md.), 3 p.m. Women’s soccer: Friday, Sept. 12 vs. Delaware State, 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14 vs. Howard, 1 p.m. Volleyball: Friday, Sept. 12 vs. Delaware State, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 vs. Rider, 5 p.m. News & Notes: The GW women’s basketball schedule was officially released Wednesday. […]
One year ago this week, I was given the news that my mother had been diagnosed with stage II colon cancer. Suddenly, my carefully laid-out academic plan and my goal to study abroad in Africa became nothing more than scribbles in a one-subject notebook. I contemplated how to piece together this devastating news. Everything in […]
The University Police Department installed security cameras this summer in the eight fraternities and sororities located along Townhouse Row, in response to a string of burglaries in 2007. When members of Kappa Kappa Gamma, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Delta Gamma and Alpha Phi returned from winter break in Jan. 2007, they reported a total of 21 […]
The real Sarah Palin Last Thursday, my friend Andrew Clark wrote a column detailing the effects Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin could have on the presidential race (“Picking apart Palin, McCain’s wild-card VP,” p. 4). While he did note some vulnerabilities, for the most part his piece extolled Palin’s virtues as a true conservative, a fresh […]
Correction appended The historic overturn of the District’s handgun ban this summer has had sweeping implications for the city and the nation, but it is unlikely to bring about any changes on the GW campus. The Supreme Court repealed D.C.’s 32-year handgun ban in June, and residents were allowed to buy guns on Tuesday. The […]
New golf head coach Terry Shaffer says the GW administration has been very welcoming since his hiring last week – helping him to get settled, showing him the ropes of the athletics department and even letting him into his office. Which is important, because he has yet to receive a key. “In the meantime, it’s […]
There has always been a sort of distaste for politics in major cities. City bosses manning the controls of unstoppable political machines were once the norm from New York to Chicago and beyond, but after many bitter power struggles, Americans were able to bring these systems under control. Still, it seems that sometimes this long […]