January 26, 2009

Volume 105, Issue 35

Stories from the January 26, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Laura Treanor: Pondering the Pope

This is an abridged version of an article Laura wrote in the April 21, 2008, edition of The Hatchet. When I first got word that the pope was coming to D.C. as part of the first U.S. pontifical tour in over a decade, I decided that I would see him. I did not realize at […]

Women down Duquesne again

In a game where inconsistency was the overwhelming theme, the only constant was the end result. GW beat Duquesne at the Smith Center for the 22nd straight time Saturday afternoon, this time by a score of 85-82. The game started off well for the Colonials (11-8, 3-1 Atlantic 10), who began the contest with a […]

What’s the deal with the locked individual study rooms in Gelman?

Any GW student who has ever wandered around Gelman Library’s upper floors looking for quiet study space has most likely come upon the small offices lining the fourth and fifth floors. The rooms, which seem to always be unoccupied and always locked, are tempting to many students because of the peace and privacy they offer. […]

Claire Autruong: The real face of Facebook

Let’s face it. Facebook really isn’t just for us college kids anymore. Those of us who waited anxiously for our college e-mail addresses back in 2004 and 2005 so that we could make profiles on the new, exclusive college Web site would hardly even recognize that old site today. Facebook has become a new kind […]

Clayton McCleskey: A return to a spiritual path

What do you worship? It’s an important question, but one we don’t think about often. Sometimes, however, life forces us to re-examine what is important, to ask ourselves what is worth worshipping. Laura Treanor, 1989-2009 Friends remember Treanor at memorial service, Catholic Mass Cause of student’s death remains a mystery Treanor was a positive and […]

Letters to the Editor

Inaugural float a waste of resources If there was one good thing to be said about our inaugural parade float, it would be that it provided our school with one of the strongest uniting forces this campus has experienced in recent memory: We are all united in agreement over its complete and total repulsiveness. But, […]

GW Expat: Sharing a dish of Korean culture

SEOUL, Korea Most nights I go to dinner with other students and professors at places that specialize in violently spicy seafood soup, slabs of grilled bacon or red pepper chicken and glass noodles. Seoul has an incredible number of restaurants and it is normal for people to eat out almost every night, especially students, because […]

Cause of student’s death remains a mystery

Four days after the sudden death of sophomore Laura Treanor, the causes of her passing remain largely a mystery to her friends and family. Even as the details of that night emerge, few help explain why the 19-year-old never woke up Friday morning. Laura Treanor, 1989-2009 Friends remember Treanor at memorial service, Catholic Mass Cause […]