September 9, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 8

Stories from the September 9, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Crosby finds happiness on court at GW

When Katie Crosby was a senior in high school, she made what she thought was a smart decision. As a volleyball player at Los Alamitos High School in Southern California, Crosby was a star. She won a California Interscholastic Championship, was named to all-tournament teams and won most valuable player awards. She was good – […]

Goals outlined at first Student Association meeting

Correction appended Student Association President Jason Lifton outlined the SA’s goals and upcoming initiatives for the school year at the body’s first Senate meeting of the year Tuesday night. Lifton said one of his top priorities of the year is to increase the amount of study space available on campus. He said turning the 3rd […]

Sports In Brief

Men’s soccer scores three in first half, wins on road The men’s soccer team scored three first-half goals Wednesday night on its way to a 4-2 win on the road at Longwood. The Colonials were led offensively by junior Mike Burke, whose eleventh-minute goal put GW up 1-0 early on. Burke scored again in the […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Sen. Mark Begich to speak to College Democrats The Alaska Senator will talk about the upcoming midterm elections. Funger Hall room 103 7:30 p.m. Friday Hispanic Heritage Night Nationals Tickets Join the Multicultural Student Services Center for a night at the ball park. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased by contacting Rudy Mayor […]

White House correspondent talks technology at SMPA

Technology is revolutionizing the way journalists report the news, said CNN senior White House correspondent Ed Henry – whose career spans three presidential administrations – in the Jack Morton Auditorium Tuesday night. Henry, a media fellow at the School of Media and Public Affairs, said he and other journalists are still learning how to adapt […]

Annu Subramanian: Religious conversations, not cliques

The hour is ripe with religious occurrence. Today marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic month-long fast from eating, drinking and sexual relations during daylight hours. It is meant to be a time of prayer and devotion to God. Today is also Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Many Jews will spend time in synagogue, […]

Suspect in iPhone robbery arrested

The man arrested near Lisner Auditorium Monday evening is a suspect in a nearby snatch of an Apple iPhone, according to police reports. According to a Metropolitan Police Department report, two women reported they were walking on the 900 block of 23rd St. around 7:40 p.m., when two suspects came up behind them and snatched […]

Safe Streets Arts Foundation encourages creativity, talent from all walks of life

Ex-prisoners and police officers joined together for the Safe Streets Arts Foundation’s annual “From Prison to the Stage” performance as part of the Kennedy Center’s ninth Page-to-Stage exhibition of D.C.-based theater companies Sept. 4, proving art can unify even the most natural of enemies. The show juxtaposed musical selections by the Prince George’s County Police […]

Staff Editorial: Serving on September 11

As the nation marks the ninth anniversary of Sept. 11, GW students, especially freshmen, can commemorate the day by participating in acts of community service. The second Freshman Day of Service provides new Colonials with the opportunity to give back, and freshmen should take this chance to participate and contribute to this notable effort. During […]

Bradley Dlatt: Funds and benefits outweigh the price of SEC

Colleges and universities are largely driven by competition. Every school strives to attract better applicants and ensure the continued value of that university’s degree. In the increasingly competitive fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, many universities across the country are entering the battle with guns blazing to attract federal funds, the best professors and […]