Monday Israeli Embassy Speaker Hear about the challenges facing Israel from the director of public affairs for the Israeli Embassy. 7 p.m. 1957 E St., Lindner Commons Tuesday Study Abroad Photo Contest Test your photography abilities against your peers! Bring pictures you took while studying abroad to enter in the contest. Cash prizes are available. […]
September 22, 2008
Volume 105, Issue 11
Stories from the September 22, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
In “SA president presents plan for fund allocations” (Sept. 18, p. 2), The Hatchet erroneously reported the amount of money the Student Association allocated to student organizations in the past and has available to give away this year. The SA had $519,214 to allocate last year and has $638,102 to give away this year.
The opportunity to study abroad does not end with an undergraduate diploma, but it does take on a different form. Many graduate students looking into study abroad programs this fall are finding that a semester overseas is not only a viable option, but a highly advantageous one. Educational opportunities abroad can better satisfy specialized or […]
The prime minister of Kuwait appeared at the Elliott School of International Affairs Thursday to accept the President’s Medal before a group of GW students and international dignitaries. Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and some of his cabinet members were present to accept the award from University President Steven Knapp, University Marshal Jill Kasle and […]
As college kids, we know strikingly little about economics. Now calm down. Before you start rattling off facts about supply and demand, let me just say those aren’t the economics I am talking about. In high school and college economics courses, we learn all about the nature of the U.S. economic structure, about the effect […]
D.C. Councilwoman Carol Schwartz, R-At Large, chastised her opponent last week for his use of College Republicans in his Sept. 9 primary victory. The four-term Republican incumbent, who will now run as a write-in candidate, said 33-year-old Patrick Mara used local CRs who had “no real interest in the District of Columbia” to force her […]
Thank you for writing A big thank you to all of you who submitted letters to the editor and online comments regarding Thursday’s article, “Univ. to phase out unofficial hippo mascot” (p. 1). In light of the University’s response, many of the concerns in these letters have been addressed, so we will not be printing […]
Tensions between Capitol Hill and the D.C. City Council escalated last week as lawmakers tried to settle D.C. handgun restrictions in the wake of the historic overturn of the city’s 32-year-old ban in June. Heads are butting over whether the District or federal government should be in charge of delineating those regulations, resulting in a […]