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.

Thief takes jewelry from townhouse

Editor’s note appended More than $1,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from a campus residence hall last weekend, according to a Metropolitan Police Department report. Three pieces of jewelry were stolen Sunday from a bedroom in the Kappa Kappa Gamma townhouse, the report said. Two Hermes bracelets, which the victim valued at $270 and $430, […]

Cantrell leads team to Cape Cod title

On a mid-August afternoon in Cotuit, Mass., after yet another season in the storied Cape Cod Baseball League had been all but played out, GW junior Eric Cantrell toed the rubber to assume a central role in forging its conclusion. His Bourne Braves had already won the opening game in a best-of-three series a day […]

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 […]