September 3, 2009

Volume 106, Issue 6

Stories from the September 3, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Percocet stolen in local CVS robbery

An armed man stole 300 painkillers from an M Street pharmacy on Monday, according to a Metropolitan Police Department report. The robber, estimated to be about 30 years old, approached the pharmacist on duty before 11:00 p.m. and handed him a note that read “I have a gun, give me the Percocet,” according to the […]

Men’s basketball schedule sent to ticket holders

This season’s men’s basketball schedule was finalized and announced this week in a letter sent by Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz to the team’s season-ticket holders. While much of the team’s nonconference schedule had been previously reported, a number of new games were included in the letter, as well as the team’s 16-game Atlantic 10 […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Last Lecture Series to host Professor Eric Cline Professor Cline will speak on “Eating Rice and Beans in Your Parent’s Basement” during the first event in this lecture series. Marvin Center Amphitheater | 7 p.m. Friday Multicultural Student Services Center Block Party The MSSC will have barbecue, games and more at their kickoff event. […]

Staff Editorial: Raising an Army

In the past two years, perhaps the only thing more dismal than the performance of GW men’s basketball has been the performance of their supposed fan section, the Colonial Army. Nonetheless, it seems this year the once prominent student organization has been given new life. With new leadership, reserved seating and support from administrators, it […]

Lyndsey Wajert: More than a number

Many current Facebook users may not remember the short-lived “compare friends” application. Those curious enough – and arguably, vain enough – to check their standings every day would casually publicize the fact that they were voted “cutest” or “most datable” of all of their online friends. Well, if “compare colleges” became a new application on […]

University gets more cash for work study

GW’s Office of Financial Aid received an additional $1 million in Federal Work Study funds from the Department of Education over the summer, prompting an increase in work study jobs available both on and off campus, a University official said this week. GW’s total Federal Work Study allocation now stands at $3.9 million, which will […]

Andrew Clark: Are we hung over from Obama-mania yet?

Alcohol isn’t the only thing that can give you a hangover. This year, Obama-mania will give it to you as well. President Obama has been in office for nine months. Regardless of your political persuasion, as we return to campus, we can all agree that the Obama-mania was extremely overrated. We all remember the Obama-mania […]

Funger gets $2.6 million upgrade

Funger Hall underwent a $2.6 million renovation this summer that upgraded the first two floors of the aging building, a University official said this week. Funger, which was last renovated more than a decade ago, is an academic building located on 22nd and G streets. Ten classrooms received new carpeting and seating – including the […]

Student DJ spins himself to Fall Fest

More at home in dark clubs and crowded parties, DJs are not usually tapped to perform at Fall Fest. This year, however, Neil Khurana, a GW student and local DJ, will be playing and creating music at the show as DJ Korona. Khurana’s music is fun and catchy, and his clever mixes combine several familiar […]