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.

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 […]

Staff Editorial: Immaturity in Ivory Tower

Walking through Ivory Tower on a Saturday night is starting to feel like visiting a condemned building. The halls are covered in white dust from the gaping holes left where ceiling tiles formerly stood. Bulletin boards have been ripped from their hooks. Trash litters the stairways, carpets and elevators. According to GW’s University Police Department, […]