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 […]
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.
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. […]
The University created a task force this week to assess the overall freshman experience, including the effectiveness of pre-semester programs and whether students should participate in a mandatory day of community service, a senior administrator said this week. Robert Chernak, senior vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, said the group will consider a […]
Until recently, high school senior Kinley Branch had never even heard of GW. Though the Stone Mountain, Ga., native still hasn’t visited Foggy Bottom, he’ll be spending a lot of time here next year as part of GW’s men’s basketball team, where the 6-5 guard-forward recently verbally committed. Branch is GW’s first commitment this year, […]