November 20, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 28

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

Letters to the Editor

Sex column irresponsible at best I am writing in response to The Hatchet’s continually disappointing and usually appalling sex column, most recently “enriched” by an article about anal sex (“Overcoming a sexual taboo,” Nov. 17, p. B1). It’s amazing to me that as a generation that was born amidst the AIDS epidemic and the explosion […]

Personal account: The good, at CNN

School was the furthest thing from my mind as I enjoyed the last days of summer lounging by the pool and goofing around with friends back home in Boulder, Colo. Then, two weeks before returning to GW for my sophomore year, I received an e-mail from my media history professor informing students about an internship […]

Students prepare for Relay for Life

Relay for Life, a 12-hour overnight walk to raise money for cancer research, will commence its second year at GW this April, but the Program Board staff is already hard at work preparing the event and hosting kickoff parties. About 100 students gathered in the Marvin Center Tuesday to kick off the event, urging students […]

Men’s basketball nosedives in second half, falls to Auburn

Saturday, November 22 AUBURN, Ala. – It wasn’t as if the GW men’s basketball team surrendered its 15-point halftime lead to Auburn all in one fell swoop. The Tigers’ Quartez Robertson scored off an offensive rebound to get Auburn going in the second frame. But one basket? That’s manageable. After all, GW’s large advantage at […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 11/13/08 – Lafayette Hall – case closed Two male roommates were arguing when the one hit the other. The victim reported the incident to the University Police Department, but declined to press charges. Referred to Student Judicial Services. 11/16/08 – Madison Hall – case closed A female student reported that she had been […]

A face-off between friends

The two-game, two-year series between GW and Binghamton is over and Karl Hobbs couldn’t be happier. Hobbs bested former assistant and current Bearcats head coach Kevin Broadus in GW’s 71-57 win Wednesday night at the Smith Center, but his personal connection to his counterpart prevented him from savoring the outcome. “The one thing that’s very […]

University unveils new housing policy for inauguration

The University will require students to register all overnight guests who will stay at GW during the week of the presidential inauguration by Dec. 12, according to a special policy announced on Friday. Seth Weinshel, assignments director of GW Housing Programs, opened the first-come, first-serve registration process Friday by sending an e-mail to all 7,000 […]

The school of Leibovitz

American photography legend Annie Leibovitz wants her most recent book, “Annie Leibovitz at Work,” to serve as a teaching mechanism for young photographers. We asked Leibovitz to teach us a few things. She spoke with Hatchet Arts on Monday from her San Francisco hotel room. See her at Politics and Prose in D.C. Tuesday, Dec. […]

Few attend public hearing for UPD reaccreditation

Two people, both administrators, spoke at a public commenting session Monday evening about the University Police Department, as part of the force’s reaccreditation process. UPD will find out in early 2009 if it has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, an independent accrediting body. Representatives from the CALEA monitored UPD […]