Despite rainy weather, representatives from Google Mail arrived in the “Google Bus” on Friday to show students and alumni how to operate the e-mail service. The event, hosted in the Marvin Center, featured free demonstrations on how to utilize new Google applications, such as documents, sites and calendar. Representatives from Student Technology Services were on […]
September 29, 2008
Volume 105, Issue 13
Stories from the September 29, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Judging by the number of students who attended a lecture on how to become a screenwriter Friday, GW students aspire to be more than just senators. Speaker Jason Filardi, a Hollywood screenwriter and 1993 graduate, has worked on such movies as “Bringing Down the House” and the upcoming “Seventeen Again.” The former English major said […]
The Hatchet erroneously reported in “Admins address local noise” (Sept. 25, p. 1) that University Police Department officers will be more likely to knock on a townhouse door, as long as the townhouse is within UPD’s jurisdiction. Since they are not exercising police authority, UPD’s jurisdiction is irrelevant.
A $10 million donation will expand cancer research, care and education at the GW Medical Center, University officials announced Wednesday. The contribution from Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen is the largest individual gift in the history of the University and its medical center. “This is an extraordinary gift from Dr. and Mrs. Katzen which we hope […]
Students might not notice it after an exhausting workout at HellWell, but the domed building on the corner of 24th and G streets is the Friendship Lodge for the D.C. chapter of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. The group traces its lineage back to the international Order of Odd Fellows, which has been active […]
Sarah Binder Political science professor “I don’t think there was a clear winner on either side. McCain had more fluency on foreign affairs and Obama was tough on the economic situation and tying McCain to the Bush administration, but I don’t think there was a knockout winner overall.” James Goldgeier Political science and foreign affairs […]
Monday A Discussion and Film on Lawrence v. Texas Watch a screening of “Overruled,” followed by a discussion with the attorneys who argued the historic sodomy law case before the Supreme Court. 6 p.m. Burns Hall, Room 505 Erev Rosh Hashanah Services Celebrate the Jewish New Year with Hillel. 5:15 p.m., Conservative service at Marvin […]
Rainn Wilson stepped out of his popular “The Office” character Dwight Schrute at Lisner Auditorium on Sunday afternoon to promote a legal advocacy group for women and girls who have experienced gender-based violence or discrimination. Around 600 to 700 tickets were sold to members of the GW community and the general public for the Alumni […]
Junior Kevin Blanchard was on patrol in the Iraq desert in June 2005 when a roadside bomb came up through the floorboard of his vehicle and took out his left leg below the knee. His injury resulted in an immediate airlift out of Iraq. He endured 30 surgeries and 13 months at Walter Reed Army […]
Actress Kerry Washington had offers to attend several conservatory schools for theater, but wanted a liberal arts education that only GW could offer, she said at an Alumni Weekend event in the Marvin Center Saturday. The GW alumna – who starred in such films as “Ray,” “The Last King of Scotland” and “The Fantastic Four” […]