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.

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 […]


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 […]