I had high hopes for last week’s Colonials Invasion. I couldn’t wait to join up with a couple thousand of my fellow students, sing the fight song, maybe get some free stuff and get pumped about this year’s basketball season. Unfortunately, all I got was a pathetic attempt from the University to foster school spirit. […]
October 30, 2008
Volume 105, Issue 22
Stories from the October 30, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
National Education, an educational lending company, was unable to secure funding for loans promised to more than 180 GW students, leaving them searching for a new lender in the middle of the academic year, University officials said this week. Dan Small, the executive director of financial assistance, said that out of about 4,000 lending companies […]
When Maura Myers, head coach of the GW women’s squash team, makes a prediction about the season, she’s probably right. Plenty of coaches have big plans. But Myers has a track record of getting the job done. Last year, Myers said she believed the team had the ability to jump divisions from D to C, […]
Hatchet Arts presents a two-part playlist channeling the spirit of the College Democrats and College Republicans. And to think, they compiled these tracks without once referencing “Let’s Get It Started” by the Black Eyed Peas! Bravo, young intellectuals! College Democrats 1. Eddie Vedder – No More 2. The Beatles – Revolution 3. India Arie – […]
University and local leaders banded together this week to protest a decision to transfer Lt. Phillip Lanciano – the Metropolitan Police Department officer assigned to the Foggy Bottom area – to another police district. Lanciano served as a local Police Service Area lieutenant, working frequently with community members and the University to alleviate crime in […]
Chi Omega, the newest Panhellenic Association sorority on campus, finished its colonization recruitment Saturday with a total of 119 new members following a week of meetings and interviews. Ann Boarman, director of communications for Chi Omega’s national organization, said the Chi Omega recruits were impressive. She said she was very satisfied with the new members […]
As the cold weather sets in, it is hard to grasp where the empathy has gone. After walking a friend to a work-study job last Thursday, I was met by music at Franklin Square on 13th and K streets. A large crowd of people had gathered, some with signs, some shouting and others just looking […]
Web Extra Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., assembled a panel of experts to help clear up D.C. residents’ concerns about the economic crisis during a forum Tuesday night on Capitol Hill. The congresswoman said the nation’s legislators “are all just feeling (their) way” in the financial crisis. W. Chris Smith, a property developer in the […]
Sarah Koss has studied biology, conducted lab research and published work in The Journal of Neuroscience. And now, she creates art. Her wall drawing, the centerpiece of a recent show in the newest gallery in Smith Hall, shows this understanding of science and the human condition. The first-year graduate student created the larger-than-life piece with […]
Hatchet staffer Alex Abnos spent last week at the annual CMJ music festival in New York City. We present you a scrapbook of quotes and photos he collected. So many memories!