September 17, 2009

Volume 106, Issue 10

Stories from the September 17, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Student Association set to dole out funding

The Student Association Senate will dole out more than $700,000 in allocations to student organizations this year, an increase from the $613,367 that was distributed last year, Connor Walsh, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, said this week. Total allocations will reach $736,996 this year, but Walsh said he didn’t know how much money would […]

Elliott School to start showing video from events online

A gift from an anonymous donor will fund the launch of a Web video program at the Elliott School of International Affairs, university officials said last week. The project – which has funding for the next two years – will enable the Elliott School to host streaming videos from 25 events held this year and […]

Men’s soccer shuts out Longwoood

For the GW men’s soccer team, the score looked familiar, but the outcome couldn’t have been more different. Looking to rebound after a disappointing 4-0 loss over the weekend to No. 11 California, the Colonials put together their most complete effort of the season, defeating Longwood by the same 4-0 score at the Mount Vernon […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 9/10/09 – 1959 E Street – 11:40 p.m. – case closed University Police Department officers responded to a complaint that an unknown subject was throwing orange peels out of his or her window. Officers canvassed the area in question and interviewed residents, but were unable to identify a suspect. No identifiable suspects 9/12/09 […]

Jordan Chapman: Stop the noisemaking

I am a Republican, although in the eyes of some of my conservative brethren, I am not a very good one. My party has moved more and more to the right in the past few decades, pushing out moderates who once provided a calming influence to the fiery rhetoric of the right. The Young America’s […]

Elliott School to launch new research center

The Elliott School of International Affairs plans to launch a new research center this fall that will encourage scholarly work as part of the school’s graduate program for security policy. Elliott School Associate Dean Douglas Shaw said the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies will support research projects and delve into “policy-relevant” questions regarding war, […]

Staff Editorial: The picture-perfect provost

Correction appended On Monday, the University kicked off its nationwide search for GW’s first chief academic officer and provost. The search comes three months after Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Donald Lehman announced his plans to officially retire in December of 2010. This search presents an opportunity to rejuvenate GW’s leadership and solve lingering […]

Sports in Brief

Men’s rowing names new head coach Former Yale heavyweight freshman team coach Mark Davis has been tabbed as GW’s new men’s rowing coach, Senior Associate Director of Athletics Mary Jo Warner announced this week. The position was left vacant after former head coach Greg Myhr left to take the same position at the University of […]

University launches search for provost

Correction appended A nationwide search for the University’s first chief academic officer and provost position began this week when a committee of administrators and consultants assembled for the first time on Monday. After the University announced the retirement of longtime Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Donald Lehman in June, Knapp took the opportunity to […]