Shooting 2-over-par in a college golf tournament isn’t usually a noteworthy achievement. Doing it in 40 degree weather with 30-mile an-hour winds and drizzle, like GW freshman Brandon Rukin did at the 11th annual GW Golf Invitational at Bear Trap Dunes Golf Course in Bethany Beach, Del., is a much bigger deal. It was such […]
March 26, 2009
Volume 105, Issue 49
Stories from the March 26, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Sophomore Julie Bindelglass was elected Student Association president with 51.87 percent of the vote, narrowly defeating sophomore Nick Polk.
About 500 gallons of heating oil spilled from tanks underneath University Yard over spring break when an electrician forgot to turn off a pump, a University spokesperson said Tuesday. The spill forced the evacuation of multiple GW buildings on March 14. The active pump was refilling a tank on the roof of Lisner Hall with […]
Thursday Drag Ball Dress up in drag and dance the night away with Allied in Pride and professional drag performers. 8:30 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Friday Second Annual Phenomenal Women Awards The University will recognize women at GW who stand out as extraordinary leaders. 6 p.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Saturday Battle of the […]
With just a month of rehearsals remaining before their biannual concert, the GW Pitches a cappella group faces funding problems that may put one of their most anticipated events in jeopardy. The Student Association Finance Committee recently denied a $400 co-sponsorship request, possibly forcing the group’s members to pay out of pocket for the performance’s […]
A poor economic climate and looming financial concerns have negatively impacted Greek-letter organizations’ philanthropy efforts, but students are optimistic that their upcoming fundraisers can still prove fruitful. This weekend, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, a community service sorority on campus, will hold the Battle of the Bands – their largest annual philanthropic event – which raises money […]
At GW, it never rains – it pours. Yesterday, three major upcoming events were announced. This Friday, President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder will be speaking at Lisner Auditorium. Next month, indie rock band Spoon will be headlining the newly coined “Fountain Fling.” And to top it all off, this year’s graduates will […]
GW students and community members will celebrate life on the Mount Vernon Campus this weekend during the second-annual Rock the Vern Weekend. The weekend features the Mount Vernon Semi-Formal, a Rock Band competition and a concert on Sunday with student bands. Jenna Curtis, a member of Mount Vernon Programming Council’s Special Events Committee, said Rock […]
As the biting, icy winds subside and the dark days of winter brighten into spring, GW not only enters a new season, but also a new fiscal era, during which administrators will be forced to make difficult decisions about University funding. But how can administrators provide the nurturing care for GW’s planned growth while also […]
It’s not a sorority. But it is a sisterhood. The Sisterhood at GW Hillel is a new student group where female undergraduate and graduate students at the University come together to celebrate their Jewish heritage through social events. Members describe it as a sorority without the dues or commitment, and it is one of almost […]