The Vassar Film Fest, held at the Jack Morton Auditorium last Saturday, Oct. 15, boasted a variety of independent films that covered topics ranging from human trafficking and AIDS in India to spoofing modern paranoia about public safety. The event, organized by the Vassar Club of Washington D.C., showcased five films, two of which were […]
October 23, 2008
Volume 105, Issue 20
Stories from the October 23, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Wouldn’t you love to have a day off this November? As Election Day draws closer, there has been talk of whether college students should be free from classes on Nov. 4. Liberty University in Virginia has actually taken a proactive route by not only dismissing students from class on Nov. 4, but also distributing registration […]
The University recently established an Office of Sustainability to promote environmentally friendly initiatives at GW based on a recommendation from last year’s task force on sustainability. The Office of Sustainability will be used to coordinate the University’s environmentally friendly efforts, University President Steven Knapp said. “The aim is to create an office that can serve […]
It’s 11:30 p.m. on a Friday night and Will Denise is about to score. His shirt is sparkling white. He’s got his boys with him. And don’t worry – he’s got protection. But Denise isn’t at a bar. Or a club. He’s at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Ballston, Va., where he and the rest […]
Correction appended Renowned law firm Hunton & Williams is slated to occupy almost half of the commercial office space available in Square 54, a mixed-use real estate development project next to the GW Hospital. Boston Properties, the real estate developer responsible for the leasing, managing and construction of the space, announced the lease last week. […]
A bill passed this summer by Congress offers veterans more resources to pay for their college educations, alleviating a problem that has been exacerbated by the number of soldiers returning home from Iraq. The Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008, also known as “The New GI Bill,” offers separate funds for tuition, board and […]
If you have $5 See “The Seagull,” a play by Anton Chekhov, performed by the 14th Grade Players this Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Friday at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. If you have $10 Oh, Canada! Catch indie trio Born Ruffians at the Rock and Roll Hotel Friday, Oct. 24. If you […]
Women’s Soccer: Friday, Oct. 24 at Richmond, 7 p.m. Men’s Soccer: Friday, Oct. 24 at Rhode Island, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 at Massachusetts, 1 p.m. Volleyball: Friday, Oct. 24 vs. Fordham, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 vs. Rhode Island, 1 p.m.
It’s been a bad run for the GW men’s water polo team. The Colonials fell to Johns Hopkins 11-8 at the Smith Center on Tuesday, adding another loss to their 7-17 record. The team’s final home game was a sad look at the final stages of a season that held much potential. They began this […]
Theft 10/15/08 – Lerner Health and Wellness Center – case closed A student told University Police Department officers that he locked his belongings in a locker and some of his property had disappeared when he returned. The officers checked other lockers for his property and found his duffle bag, but not his wallet or cash. […]