The athletics department announced Wednesday that sophomore basketball player Xavier Alexander had “voluntarily withdrawn” from the University – making him the fourth player to leave the program since last March. “I don’t think is the start of a trend, but I’ve been wrong before,” Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz said Wednesday, noting that the decision […]
January 15, 2009
Volume 105, Issue 33
Stories from the January 15, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Last semester, I bought a new textbook for $120, but a friend who had taken the class before promised that it could be sold back for around $70. I fantasized about being handed three crisp Jeffersons and a Hamilton. But guess what? A new edition was coming out, and my $120 new book was worthless. […]
On Inauguration Day, many of us will be lining the streets to watch the parade, while others will simply be busy avoiding the influx of an estimated four million visitors. But what may not be at the top of most people’s agenda is perhaps one of the most interesting aspects of this inauguration: On Jan. […]
For the fourth consecutive year, the University’s Commencement ceremony will take place on the National Mall. Although GW has filed the appropriate paperwork, the Park Service has not yet confirmed the event. University Spokeswoman Tracy Schario attributed this to presidential inauguration activities. “Our plan is to use the National Mall,” she said. Set for Sunday, […]
CRIME LOG Destruction 12/21/09 – Thurston Hall – case closed Someone drew an obscene picture on a resident’s door in Thurston. No suspects or witnesses Unlawful Entry 12/29/09 – 12:30 p.m. – Burns Law Library – case closed University Police Department officers responded to a call that there was a man in the law library […]
Correction appended The School of Medical and Health Sciences submitted the required plan to remove its probation in late December, a spokeswoman for the school said this week. The submission was two weeks ahead of the deadline set by the accrediting body, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, said Deborah Hudson, assistant vice president of […]
Harry Bergman/Hatchet photographer Sophomore Shelby Hickman waves to a student wearing a bear costume promoting GW TRAILS Wednesday afternoon.
On Tuesday, President-elect Barack Obama will deliver a highly-anticipated inaugural address that will likely go down in history, and three former presidential speechwriters said in a panel discussion Thursday they have high expectations. The fifth and final installment of the “What Do We Do Now? A Workbook for the President-Elect” series featured Raymond Price, Walter […]
A New York man pleaded guilty Monday to attacking an bar employee with a bottle at McFadden’s Bar and Grill last month. David Casagrande, 21, was arrested on Dec. 13 on charges of assault with a deadly weapon for attacking Michael Stiltz, 23, who court documents state is an employee at McFadden’s. Around 1:30 a.m., […]