October 20, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 19

Stories from the October 20, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Delta Tau Delta to recruit after four-year suspension

Officials from Delta Tau Delta have started recruiting students to help recolonize the fraternity at GW, four years after the organization was suspended for hazing. DTD – which leases its old house at 2020 G St. to the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity – was disbanded in February 2004 when Student Judicial Services sanctioned members for […]

Making time for meditation

Walking in step with their breaths in a circle along the walls of the Health and Wellness Center, students begin their Mindfulness Meditation class listening only to the creak of the floor and the chime of a bell. In an environment where exams, papers and internships dominate students’ lives, it can be difficult to find […]

Snapshot: Presidential Power

Jonathan Ewing/Hatchet photographer University President Steven Knapp tests his grip at a GW Physical Therapy booth during the Foggy Bottom/West End Neighborhood Block Party Sunday afternoon at the Eye Street Mall.

Writer addresses annual YAF event

Author and activist Nonie Darwish spoke about the threat of radical Islam on Thursday as part of the Young America’s Foundation Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week. Speaking to about 150 students in the Jack Morton Auditorium, Darwish discussed the origins of Islamic and Sharia law, the Sharia culture in the Middle East and her fears that radical […]

Skipping town: GW TRAiLS combats urban malaise by getting outdoors

Video: Rock climbing with GW TRAiLS Climbing rocks. It’s not just what members of GW TRAiLS do with their weekends. It’s also how they feel about it. Puns aside, the growing group of adventurers has set out to fix problems most GW students can likely identify with – crowded classrooms, desolate dorms and the need […]

Virginia Wei: Editing the Writing Center

Whether you are a chronic procrastinator or a perfectionist, at some point in your academic career you will likely experience overwhelming panic upon realizing that you have a paper due and that you need desperate help. The GW Writing Center is a great resource when this dreaded time comes, but there are some serious flaws […]

Senior Day gets physical

Women’s soccer coach Tanya Vogel always wants her team to win. But Sunday’s match against Charlotte meant something more: It came on Senior Day, which would be the last time her seven seniors played at home. But the game was not to be and the Colonials fell to Charlotte 3-0 Sunday afternoon on Mount Vernon. […]

Varsity Roundup

Volleyball GW’s women’s volleyball (11-8, 4-3 Atlantic 10) kept on rolling this weekend, winning its fourth and fifth straight matches Saturday and Sunday, respectively. The Colonials won a two-hour match against Temple 3-2 Saturday and followed up with a convincing 3-0 win over La Salle less than 24 hours later. Both matches took place at […]