January 25, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 36

Stories from the January 25, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: An opportunity worth seizing

Students often feel that their concerns, complaints or suggestions regarding the University fall on deaf ears. Now, GW actually seems to be listening. GW’s Innovation Task Force features a form on its Web site for submitting ideas, and the Office of Sustainability recently reached out to students for ideas for an event called The GW […]

Conference quality stymies men’s squad

With more than a quarter of its conference games already in the book, the GW men’s basketball team’s record has taken a hit since the beginning of Atlantic 10 play, dropping from a 10-3 mark after nonconference play to the team’s current overall record of 11-7. At first, it may seem that the team’s level […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Terry McAuliffe and the future of the Democratic Party Listen to the former chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign discuss the next step for Democrats. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom | 7 p.m. Tuesday ‘WMD’s in America: What Steps is the Government Taking to Protect Your Safety?’ Listen to the FBI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction […]

Haiti campaign raises more than $6,000

The GW community raised $6,324.70 Friday through the “Swipe Your GWorld for Haiti” campaign to aid Haiti earthquake relief efforts, University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said. Donations will be split evenly between two relief organizations: the American Red Cross and Project Medishare, an independent nonprofit organization that provides health care to Haitian people, according to a […]

College Republicans host debate over Obama’s first year

About 40 students gathered in the Marvin Center Amphitheatre Thursday evening to watch a debate over the success of Barack Obama’s first year in the Oval Office. Rob Noel, the College Republicans communications director, moderated the debate, which occurred between junior and Republican Moses Weisberg and his sophomore Democrat opponent, Ted Costigan of WRGW’s “Unpaved.” […]

JBKO residents complain of heat

Facilities Management has received dozens of complaints from residents of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Hall regarding “unbearable heat” inside their rooms. Over winter break, Facilities Management installed a new heat regulator in the building, but the renovation has made the temperature uncomfortably high in the rooms, residents have reported. John Ralls, special adviser for communications […]

Neighborhood group approves FoBoGro

Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners voted 4-0 Wednesday to support the opening of FoBoGro, following months of mediations between the store and another local community group. The ANC’s blessing of the grocery store followed a 30-minute verbal battle over the store’s certificate of occupancy between Barbara Kahlow, the secretary of the West End Citizen’s Association, and new […]