September 25, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 12

Stories from the September 25, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sororities recruit 336

A sea of colors and a flood of cheers engulfed University Yard Tuesday evening, as more than 300 women united with their sororities for the first time. Although different colored shirts divided the sororities, the crowd was united in celebration as they mingled with their new sisters only minutes after receiving bids. “I am really […]

Donning buff and blue, a long way from home

GW men’s soccer player Luke Wildy’s first visit to the United States coincided with a few other firsts: his first class at GW, his first team practice and his first Atlantic 10 award. The British player is one of many foreign students who have been recruited to play for GW. Athletes representing the Colonials come […]

$1 million raised for arena upgrade

Slightly more than $1 million in donations has been secured so far for renovations to the Smith Center, project director Dan Rocha said Tuesday. Fundraising began earlier this year after the University announced in February that the Charles E. Smith and Robert H. Smith families, along with Robert and Arlene Kogod, had donated $10 million […]

Liquor violations double

Liquor and drug violations on campus more than doubled between calendar years 2006 and 2007, according to University Police Department statistics released this week. Liquor law violations rose from 502 in 2006 to 1090 in 2007. Drug law violations also rose, from 69 in 2006 to 159 in 2007. UPD Chief Dolores Stafford said this […]

The District’s best music venues

The District’s music scene includes much more than big shows at the Verizon Center. Here are some of the more colorful places to take in a concert. Video: Rock and Roll Hotel 9:30 Club Where: 815 V St., N.W. Getting there: Take the Green Line north to U Street and walk a block. The good: […]

Upcoming Games, News, and Notes

Upcoming Games Men’s soccer: Saturday, Sept. 27 at Mount St. Mary’s, 1 p.m. Women’s Soccer: Friday, Sept. 26 vs. Fordham, 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27 at La Salle, 1 p.m. Men’s Water Polo: Saturday, Sept. 27 vs. Bucknell, 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28 vs. Princeton 12 p.m. Volleyball: Friday, Sept. 26, at Duquesne, 7 p.m. […]

Late-night eats

Whether it’s been hours since your last meal or your evening activities have made your stomach grumble, D.C. is chock-full of places to grab some late-night grub. The Diner Location: 2453 18th St., N.W. Hours: 24 hours Price Range: Most entrees are less than $15 Why we love it: Not only is it open 24 […]

Crime Log

Destruction 9/13/08 – Alumni House – 10:36 a.m. – case closed Dirt and mud was found on the front door of the University President Steven Knapp’s residence at 1925 F St. Officers suspect that someone threw the dirt at the door. No subjects or witnesses 9/17/08 – International House – 2:07 a.m. – case open […]

Alumnus turns the Bible green

With his biblically inspired message of conservation, alumnus J. Matthew Sleeth does not seem like the typical environmentalist. But the 1984 graduate of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and author of the introduction to the first-ever “Green Bible” encourages people to change their lifestyles and fulfill the biblical ideal of protecting the earth. […]