September 20, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 11

Stories from the September 20, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Patient ingests bags of cocaine at GW Hospital

A man arrested in August after attempting to swallow small bags of cocaine at GW Hospital was arraigned last week. Tyreese Wiggins, 31, was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine Aug. 13 by D.C. Superior Court, according to court documents. A description of the event in court documents indicates that at around 5 […]

Good eats hit the streets: Sweet Snacks

Sweetbites Gourmet goodies on the go? Don’t mind if I do. Sweetbites is what it advertises itself to be. From the color of the bubblegum pink truck to the nine flavors of cupcakes offered daily – including Bittersweet Chocolate Ganache and Madagascar Vanilla with Chocolate Butter Cream – these scrumptious sweets won’t disappoint. Perk: An […]

University introduces biodegradable plates to J Street, West Hall

Students dining at Sodexo-run facilities on campus this year will be eating meals on environmentally friendly products, including biodegradable plates and napkins made from recycled paper. Based on feedback from the University’s Food Working Group, the styrene and plastic plates used in the past were replaced by products made of reusable materials such as bamboo […]

Pi Beta Phi hires personal chef

When the members of her sorority first asked for a personal chef, Victoria Hartman didn’t take it seriously. “It was almost a joke at first,” said Hartman, chapter president of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. But last week, the sorority with around 80 sisters hired a part-time chef named Joy Blackeney. Chefs in sorority houses […]

Good eats hit the streets: Moving Meals

Red Hook Lobster Pound Having opened less than a month ago, the Red Hook Lobster Pound truck is as fresh as its seafood. Red Hook keeps a simple menu and prepares each item extremely well. The lobster rolls, made with real Maine lobster, are prepared in a warm, grilled roll with homemade mayonnaise, fresh-squeezed lemon […]

Hooligans take to Mount Vernon for men’s soccer

When Coastal Carolina forward Sebastian Bahos tapped the ball past GW men’s soccer goalie Jake Davis for the first of the Chanticleers’ four goals against the Colonials Friday, a celebration was in order. The diminutive player turned left and ran back down the sideline, his finger pressed against his lips in the international sign for […]

Americans believe Republicans will win congressional control

The political tides are turning against Democrats, the first ever Politico-George Washington University Battleground Poll released Thursday found. The poll was conducted to help predict not only the results of the 2010 midterm elections, but also the 2012 presidential elections. Of the registered voters surveyed, 45 percent believed Republicans would take control of the House […]

Sports In Brief

Women’s soccer sweeps weekend tournament The women’s soccer team went 2-0 over the weekend in the Blue Hens Classic in Newark, Del., topping Drexel 3-1 Friday and beating tournament host Delaware 2-1 Sunday. GW’s offense kicked into high gear early on against Drexel Friday, with three first-half goals that helped put the game away for […]

University health experts warn about third-hand smoke

Three full weeks into the semester, Student Judicial Services has received six reports of students smelling cigarette smoke in their residence halls. Although University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said the number is comparable to past years, a GW health expert warns that “third-hand” smoke passing from room to room carries the same dangers as breathing secondhand […]