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.

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. […]

Georgetown bars: a lively night out close to home

The Guards The Guards, though located in Georgetown, attracts plenty of GW students. This 40-year-old bar has a historic feel with its old stone fireplace and wooden ceiling. While The Guards does not offer the cheap drink specials that are staples of many popular student bars, the ambience more than makes up for it. The […]

Grad school updates MBA

The School of Business has reinvented its graduate program to emphasize ethics, leadership and globalization – as part of an effort to create a new kind of businessperson, administrators said. “We are not content with teaching business the way it always has been taught,” School of Business Dean Susan Phillips said in a news release. […]

Happy Hour Guide

During the week there’s no better way to catch up with friends and relax after classes than by meeting up at a local watering hole. All of these bars are within walking distance of campus and offer some great deals on food and drinks. Tonic 2036 G St., N.W. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1/2 […]

Biden courts D.C. Jews

Sen. Joe Biden, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, spoke to a Democratic Jewish organization in Northwest D.C. Tuesday, highlighting his ties to the Jewish community and attacking Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain on issues ranging from the economy to rising higher education costs. The event, which was held at the Washington Hilton, was part […]

Sen. Byron Dorgan touts Obama at CD event

Web Extra Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., brought campaign rhetoric to GW Wednesday night in an appearance before GW College Democrats. For more than an hour, Dorgan discussed a number of foreign and domestic issues including the current economic crisis. He also repeatedly attacked the Bush administration, and emphasized his support of Democratic presidential nominee Sen. […]

Students protest China

Members of the GW STAND, a student organization advocating against genocide in Darfur, vehemently chanted “Disarm Darfur!” at a rally in front of the Chinese Embassy Wednesday to protest China’s arms sales to Sudan. In addition to STAND, the protest included members from the Darfur Interest Group, International World Relief Service and several religious groups […]