October 13, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 17

Stories from the October 13, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Men’s soccer winless in two physical Ohio matches

In their two games in Ohio this weekend, the GW men’s soccer team managed 30 shots overall. Of those 30, only nine were on goal. Of those nine, only one was successful. And that one was off a penalty kick. For head coach George Lidster, that’s just not good enough. “We’ve dried up in front […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Award-Winning Author Suhayl Saadi Hosts a Fall Reading Asian-Scottish author Suhayl Saadi will discuss his books, British society and his experiences as a writer. 8:15 p.m. 801 21st St., Room B07 Presidential Debate Watch Party Join the CDs and CRs to watch the third presidential debate this election season. 8 p.m. Jack Morton Auditorium […]

Staff Editorial: It’s called class, not CNN

“Before we start today’s lecture, did anyone catch how ridiculous Palin was in last night’s debate?” If your professor started off class with a comment like this, chances are he or she offended someone. As much as everyone might be buzzing about the latest news story, professors need to think twice before opening up a […]

Snapshot: Fervent Fenty

Jonathan Ewing/Hatchet photographer Mayor Adrian Fenty and city leaders speak at 18th Street and Columbia Road on Friday about an outbreak of crime in Adams Morgan. Fenty said there would be an increased police presence in the area.

Ross Griffith: Stick a fork in J Street

As a senior, I am really tired of the food on campus and I remember when I used to really like it. No doubt a representative of Dining Services could reel off figures about an increase in the number of options or highlight facts about J Street Café, but that does not change the reality […]

Women’s soccer tops Duquesne

Women’s soccer team co-captain Stephanie Covello has known her team was capable of this all season. She had seen the Colonials’ progress. With every game, they were playing better and better. And Sunday, GW showed the promise Covello spoke of – defeating Duquesne by a score of 4-0. “This was definitely one of our best […]

Alex Eisner: Where have all the Republicans gone?

It all started when I was walking to class one morning and saw a person wearing a shirt that read “Proud Democrat.” That’s no big deal for a high percentage of GW students. But being proud to be a Democrat is like being proud to be Caucasian or proud to have brown hair: It does […]

Volleyball wins in Southern swing

The Wright brothers may have been first in flight in North Carolina – but the GW volleyball team was first on the court this weekend as they tackled Charlotte and North Carolina Central to tack two wins onto their record. GW defeated both teams by a score of 3-0, reinforcing the team’s season goal of […]

GW e-textbook sales are in top 20

Electronic textbook sales at GW rank in the top 20 out of more than 2,000 colleges and universities nationwide using e-textbooks in classrooms, according to an analysis of sales by CourseSmart, an e-Textbook distributor. The University ranked 19th behind universities like Texas A&M and San Diego State University. “Students spend a lot of energy looking […]