A significant portion of the University’s construction costs this year will be paid for by fund raising, as part of an ongoing strategy to reduce the school’s reliance on debt, a vice president said last week. GW will use more than $98 million in gifted money to fund ongoing construction projects this academic year, up […]
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.
Tired of J Street and missing Momma’s home cooking? Follow these dorm-friendly recipes for a homemade dinner to impress your roommates and friends. No oven? No problem. These recipes are microwaveable. Not only will you be making gourmet food in your room, but you will be reducing energy consumption by two-thirds by not using a […]
FAIRFAX, Va. – Dressed in T-shirts reading “Change Begins at GW” and peppered with Obama-Biden campaign pins, about 25 members of the GW College Democrats headed to the D.C. suburbs on Saturday to “turn Virginia blue.” The CDs trekked from house to house, seeking undecided voters who might make the difference for Democratic presidential nominee […]
Pizza Italia, the well-known freshman hangout across the street from Thurston Hall, is fighting to keep its doors open in light of falling sales, inconvenient construction and the University’s mandatory J Street spending policies, the restaurant’s manager said. Sam Parks, owner of the restaurant on 19th and F streets, said he is worried about the […]
Web Extra Palestinian and Israeli youth met last Tuesday night in the Marvin Center to discuss a peaceful coexistence that would end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Rami Rabayah, a Palestinian youth leader, said peace would not come from the division of resources between Palestine and Israel. “Making an agreement is not about who gets what,” Rabayah […]
ARLINGTON, Va. – The GW College Republicans did not have to work hard to win over resident Monina Nader during their canvassing trip Saturday here. She already displays side-by-side pictures of President George W. Bush and Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain on her refrigerator. But in the battle for votes in the highly contested […]
The University’s Web site will undergo a complete alteration in the coming years as part of a comprehensive effort to make it more navigable and efficient. The changes are aimed at members of the GW community and outsiders, with the first installment set to launch in January. “This is a two- to three-year process to […]
Web Extra The District took a different spin on fashion by going international with only a hint of New York’s traditional savvy and chic at D.C.’s Fashion Week last week. All the way from Kazakhstan, designers Akkenje Devyatko and Kuralai Nurkadilova showcased striking creations Friday night at the National Press Club. “It’s more of a […]
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. […]
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.