October 26, 2009

Volume 106, Issue 21

Stories from the October 26, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: An unnecessary battle

A battle has been raging between FoBoGro, the new grocery store to be located on F Street, and the West End Citizens Association, a neighborhood advocacy group. WECA is opposing the store’s proposed operating hours and its plans to act as a delicatessen. Having baseless complaints, WECA should raise its white flag on this issue. […]

Justin Guiffre: Moving beyond “shamnesty”

Editor’s note: This is the final column in a three-part series on GW’s medical amnesty policy. Two weeks ago, the author discussed the lack of a true amnesty policy at GW. Last week, the author drew a comparison between other universities’ policies and those of GW and discussed the necessary inclusion of drug use in […]

Sans Stadler, Colonials drop close one

The GW men’s soccer team had trailed for 53 of the game’s 59 minutes Sunday against second-place Dayton when senior Erick Perez-Segnini took possession of the ball from 25 yards out, dribbling through a trio of Flyers and into the box. He looked up and saw an opportunity in front of him and blasted a […]

Campuses to be wireless by November

All three GW campuses – Foggy Bottom, Mount Vernon and the Virginia Campus – will be completely wireless by the end of October, ending a multi-year process started by Information Systems and Services, a University official said this week. David Steinour, GW’s chief information officer, said the project would be completed this month, albeit behind […]

Friends report student missing

Editor’s note: Gethers no longer missing; returned shortly before 8 a.m. Monday. Updates on the Newsroom. Original story: City and University police have launched a missing persons investigation for GW student Royal Gethers after friends reported that the senior has been missing since just before 2 a.m. Saturday. Lt. Ralph Neal of the Metropolitan Police […]

Women’s soccer has winning weekend

After suffering three straight losses, the GW women’s soccer team held their Atlantic 10 opponents scoreless in two games over the weekend, defeating both St. Bonaventure and Duquesne 1-0. On Sunday, during the team’s last home game of the season, the Colonials (6-7-4, 3-4-2 A-10) honored seniors Brittany Eger, Liz Hillin, Dara Rosen, Misa Eiritz […]

GWClassNotes business increases

With influenza-like illness spreading through campus, GWClassNotes – a student-run, note-taking business – has seen an increase in student purchases, the president of the company said this week. GWClassNotes has increased business by 15 percent since last semester, according to Corey Cohen, co-founder and president of the company. Repeat customers have also increased by 18 […]