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.

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 […]


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 […]

Staff Editorial:GW should provide more for EMeRG

Emergency medical technicians for GW’s EMeRG program are dedicated and valuable members of the community, yet the resources provided for them by the University do not match their worth. While these students volunteer their time to help fellow Colonials on weekends, it is extremely disconcerting that EMeRG has had to temporarily suspend weeknight operations. The […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 9/08/10 – 2:40 p.m. Location: Somers Hall Case closed University Police responded to assist GW Housing Programs staff with an administrative search of a residence hall room, which yielded drug paraphernalia and marijuana residue. Referred to Student Judicial Services 9/11/10 – 10:17 p.m. Location: Madison Hall Case closed UPD responded to a […]

From poet to teacher, GW grad always an artist

“Words create our world,” says Class of 2010 graduate Elizabeth Acevedo, who now balances her own art with teaching. A poet and spoken-word performer, Acevedo has performed everywhere from Lisner Auditorium to Madison Square Garden and from Brooklyn to L.A., and is the recipient of multiple awards. “I think that my philosophy, and what I […]

In oil: photographer looks at Gulf Spill

Phil Nesmith has a seemingly masochistic tendency to put himself in difficult situations for the sake of making art. His latest exhibition, “Flow,” is a testament to this. Camping in a tent on the beach of Grande Isle, La., Nesmith braved the elements – which included temperatures over 100 degrees – to capture images of […]

Quick Takes

Sea of Cowards (Third Man/Warner Bros.) The Dead Weather Blues, psychedelia and old-school metal collide on the most recent release from Jack White’s heaviest, grooviest band yet. White’s on drums this time around, and frontwoman Alison Mosshart (of The Kills) steals the show here, oozing sexual tension and unabashed rage left and right. Bassist Jack […]

Kelsey Rohwer: Dating Don Draper

It’s Thursday, meaning that for students who don’t have Friday classes, and for many of those who do, tonight is the start of the weekend. This coming weekend marks the third of the fall semester. That’s right, guys and gals. there have only been three. And I have one question for you: If you can […]