September 16, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 10

Stories from the September 16, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Health and Human Services Secretary kicks off obesity initiative

The head of the Department of Health and Human Services emphasized the need for Americans to engage in healthy lifestyles to combat rising levels of obesity Tuesday at the Elliott School of International Affairs. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was part of a panel that kicked off the “Million PALA Challenge,” a White House-sponsored initiative to […]

DNC Chairman announces party image change

Tim Kaine, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, unveiled a new logo and website for the Democratic Party Wednesday at an event in the Jack Morton Auditorium. Kaine used the event, which was booked as a “major announcement” for the party, to hail the accomplishments of President Barack Obama and other Democrats, telling Democratic […]

Jack Anderson files added to Gelman

Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume paid tribute to the late Nixon-era investigative reporter Jack Anderson Tuesday, as Anderson’s files and notes were added to official archives in Gelman Library. Colleagues, friends and longtime admirers of Anderson joined Hume to remember the “last of the old-fashioned muckrakers,” as School of Media and Public Affairs […]

Sports In Brief

Renovated Smith Center hosts first competiton The volleyball team officially re-opened the newly renovated Smith Center Wednesday night with a 3-0 win over Loyola, Md. The contest was the first home game at the Smith Center for any GW squad. The 35-year-old arena did host Freshman Convocation earlier this year, but the Smith Center court […]

Swastikas drawn in Georgetown dorm

Four Georgetown University students found swastikas on whiteboards hanging on their dorm room doors last week, an event that mirrors an incident on GW’s campus three years ago. The Department of Public Safety at Georgetown is investigating the incidents and has notified the Metropolitan Police Department of the swastikas, Georgetown’s newspaper, The Hoya, reported. “Hitler” […]

Women’s soccer wins, stays unbeaten at home

GW women’s soccer coach Tanya Vogel’s high expectations for her team were on full display Thursday afternoon. The Colonials had just bested American for the second year in a row by a score of 2-1. The win was GW’s (3-3) fifth game in a row decided by a single goal, and kept alive the team’s […]

Ideas sought for monument grounds

GW is one of the sponsors for a new national design competition seeking ways to improve the area around the Washington Monument. The National Ideas Competition for the Washington Monument Grounds, or WAMO, began Sept. 1 and is asking participants to submit ideas on how to enhance the 60-acre grounds surrounding the Washington Monument, WAMO […]

Duke drops Men’s soccer with big second half

After 45 minutes of play, the men’s soccer team went into halftime with a lot to be happy about Tuesday night. The Colonials had managed to keep the score deadlocked at 0-0 against sixth-ranked Duke, despite the fact that the Blue Devils had out-shot the Colonials 11-0. “We changed our formation a little bit, we […]

Senator stresses need for new nuclear arms treaty

Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., discussed nuclear arms control and his personal role in working to dismantle weapons of mass destruction Monday night at the Elliott School of International Affairs. The Indiana senator is the ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and has consistently pushed to decrease the number of chemical, nuclear and biological […]

Calendar

Thursday Community Service Fair Learn about opportunities to serve the surrounding community with GW and partnering service organizations. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom 3 to 5 p.m. Friday The Future of Economic Policy in Latin America Discuss economic policy in Latin America and its implications for the future of the region as part of the Latino […]