August 27, 2009

Volume 106, Issue 4

Stories from the August 27, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

SMPA prof. to lead release of journalism encyclopedia

A new “encyclopedia of journalism” is being released under the direction of School of Media and Public Affairs professor Christopher Sterling, and will include contributions from several other professors and SMPA graduate students. The encyclopedia will be a six-volume set of books covering print, broadcast, Internet journalism, U.S. and international perspectives, history, technology, legal issues […]

Get Your Game On

Some of the best action in Washington, D.C. can be found far from the Senate or House floor and at the numerous sporting events that the District has to offer. D.C. has all you need when it comes to getting your game on. Washington Capitals A member of the National Hockey League’s Eastern Conference, the […]

Sports in Brief

Rowing coach leaves Greg Myhr, GW’s men’s rowing coach for the past four years, has accepted the head coaching position at the University of Pennsylvania, GW’s athletic department announced this week. The Colonials finished this past season ranked 15th nationally and were named the third-most improved squad at the 2009 IRA Championships in June. A-10 […]

Standout Stadler, a team player

The Hermann Trophy is a big deal. Given annually by the Missouri Athletic Club to the nation’s top collegiate soccer player of each gender, past winners include Claudio Reyna, Alexei Lalas, Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly – prominent fixtures on the U.S. soccer scene and some of the nation’s most prominent faces in the sport. Being […]

Farmers’ markets offer fresh, local food options

Tired of getting all your groceries from Safeway or Trader Joe’s? Farmers’ markets around the city are great places to find local farmers and artisans selling vegetables, meats, eggs, cheese, pasta, baked goods and flowers. The Foggy Bottom Farmers’ Market is organized by Fresh Farm Markets, which has markets in other D.C. neighborhoods like Dupont […]

Six SA senators resign from office

Six Student Association senators have resigned from their elected positions before the start of the school year, leaving the Senate with a total of ten vacancies. Mushfique Shams Billah (Law), Tyler Hartman (SPHHS-U), Brittany Maschal (GSHED), Jason Pearl (Law), Rashmi Raja (SEAS-G) and Sean Williamson (G-At Large) all told Rules Committee Chair Jamie Baker (CPS-G) […]

Summer Stories

Madelyn Bagby, Senior, Volleyball “I spent 10 weeks in Burkina Faso volunteering for an NGO called Friends of African Village Libraries helping organize and run summer reading camps for fifth graders at a rural village library. It was an incredible experience and I will never forget the eagerness of each child to learn as well […]

G-Dub Grub

Whether you live in Thurston or Ivory, a great way to meet new people is by sharing a new dish. Consider these simple, farm-fresh, dorm-friendly recipes that are sure to impress. Bon appétit! Corn and Tomato Salad Servings: 4 Cooking time: 25 minutes 4 ears of corn 3 large tomatoes 1 bunch basil 4 tablespoons […]

FoBoGro owners aim for Nov. launch

Foggy Bottom Grocery’s new managers spent their summer going on tasting tours, planning ways to become more visible on campus, and overseeing expensive renovations in hopes of opening the shop in November. The trio of managers – Kris Hart, a 2005 GW graduate and owner of Relaxed Tans, Devlin Keating, a 2006 School of Business […]

University has plan for ‘active shooter scenario’

More than two years after the Virginia Tech shooting, most schools are still unprepared for “an active shooter scenario” and lack the basic tools to prevent and deal with a mass-casualty event, according to a study published in the latest issue of Radiologic Technology, a scholarly journal. The study’s author, Tammy Curtis, an assistant professor […]