October 9, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 16

Stories from the October 9, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW veterans group hosts question and answer forum

GW veterans were questioned on topics ranging from their experience in the military to their adjustment back to civilian life during the first “Ask a Vet” forum Wednesday night. Sponsored by the GWU Vets and Delta Phi Epsilon, the event drew more than 70 people to the Elliott School of International Affairs. The open question […]

Upcoming Games

Men’s Soccer Friday, Oct. 10 at Xavier, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 at Dayton, 1 p.m. Women’s Soccer Friday, Oct. 10 at St. Bonaventure, 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 at Duquesne, 12 p.m. Volleyball Thursday, Oct. 9 at North Carolina Central, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10 at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Debate watch draws 200 Democrats

It was a full house Tuesday night in the Marvin Center as the College Democrats assembled for the second presidential debate held at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. The room, which seats 200, was almost at full capacity as members of the GW community sat to watch presidential nominees Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, and Sen. […]

Nobama vs. Oproma: Students make campaigining cool

Web Extra Let’s face it, Barack Obama has an easy name to pun. Think “Barack and Bowl” and “Obamania.” And this fall, GW’s own political organizations are playing along to get students to vote. Rather than a typical College Democrats versus College Republicans debate, this past week’s fight for potential student voters and campaign money […]

From hell to the District

Richard Lewis is the interview from hell. The 61-year-old comedian – credited with creating the “from hell” adage – mumbles, speaks at a furious pace and often goes off on tangents. Still, not unlike the Lewis on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” this stream-of-consciousness approach has charm. Lewis will take the stage at Lisner Auditorium on Saturday, […]

$5-$10-$20: A weekly entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student.

If you have $5 Manslaughter and humor? See the premiere of beast.Films’ short, “Charlie on Parole,” featuring GW alumnus T.J. Miller (of “Cloverfield” acclaim) this Saturday, Oct. 11 at 10:30 p.m. at the Betts Theater in the Marvin Center. Tickets are $5 at the door. If you have $10 Catch the New Plays Festival, a […]

University to cut CI sessions, hire more Cabinet members

GW officials plan to expand the Colonial Cabinet by six members and cut down the number of Colonial Inauguration sessions from five to four starting next summer, a senior administrator said this week. Robert Chernak, senior vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, said if the plan is approved, there will be an increase […]

City elicits plans for West End Library land development

After nixing the sale of a section of land containing the West End Library to a private developer last year, the city is putting out an open call for developers to propose new plans for the area. The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development is expected to release development plans this […]

Mad libs! For money?

Mad libs and theater? This weekend marks the year’s first public fundraising event for Generic Theater Company, as they perform Mad Libbery on Friday and Saturday at the Lisner downstage. The event will be structured as a series of mad libs, with performers singing popular songs and reciting monologues with words inserted by the audience. […]


In “Virus Hits Georgetown” (Oct. 6, p. 1), The Hatchet erroneously reported that EMeRG aided efforts at Georgetown, based on a Georgetown news release. The group did not respond to the campus. In “Many colleges arm police forces” (Oct. 6, p. 1), The Hatchet attributed two quotations about Brown University to Daniel Carter, senior vice […]