October 27, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 21

Stories from the October 27, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Halloween party draws hundreds of local children

Hundreds of children from the D.C. area and their families got an early start on trick-or-treating at Kidsfest in the Marvin Center Sunday afternoon. Students donned costumes and handed out candy from different booths that filled the Grand Ballroom. The day was designed to help families celebrate Halloween in a safe and secure environment during […]

Preservation board rejects townhouse renovation proposal

The Historic Preservation Review Board did not accept a proposal submitted for a seven-story addition to a historic townhouse near 20th and H streets, city officials said last week. The design – submitted by the Health Services for Children Foundation – would have added office space for the nonprofit organization, but it has faced community […]

Snapshot: First Notes

Related article Stephanie Covello/Hatchet photographer A young boy in an alligator costume tries to blow a horn at a booth run by the GW Band at Kidsfest in the Marvin Center Sunday afternoon. Related article.

Season starts with Invasion

Thursday night at Smith Center was the dawn of a new basketball season – and a new George. A formal passing of the “golden hatchet” from the old Little George mascot to the new George – a more aggressive incarnation of the school namesake – was a highlight of the annual Colonials Invasion event, which […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Understanding the Global Financial Crisis Enhance your knowledge of the global financial meltdown. Listen to several notable panelists discuss and explain answers about the issues. RSVP to ciber@gwu.edu 6:15 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Tuesday Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile Listen to a classical and country music battle between the champion of the double […]


In “Huton & Williams law firm to lease space at Square 54 property” (Oct. 23, p. 2), The Hatchet misspelled the name of the law firm. The law firm is Hunton & Williams.

Varsity Roundup

Men’s water polo The men’s water polo team finished its disappointing regular season with two losses, dropping its record to 7-19 overall and 1-7 in the CWPA’s Southern Division. The Colonials lost to No. 15 Princeton 17-7 Saturday, then followed it up with a 13-8 loss to No. 18 Brown the same day. Both games […]

Dominating GW dining

You probably would not recognize Paul Park if you passed him on the street, but he is all over campus. In Ivory Tower, the Law School, the Potomac House, and on E Street, Park has four businesses that make him GW’s own food mogul. Park epitomizes the ultimate GW entrepreneur. He is the only owner […]

Tracking global trends

Sophomore Irina Tisacova traveled more than 5,000 miles to Washington, D.C., to pursue her college education here. She is one of 1,772 international students that enrolled at GW last year and the only one from her home country of Moldova. Among institutions of higher education, GW is considered to have a very international flavor. It […]