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.

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 […]

Dining Services Commission struggles to make change

Four weeks into the fall semester, the student-run Dining Services Commission has yet to hold a meeting and has no members except for its chairperson. The DSC is meant to advocate for on-campus dining – traditionally an area that receives a lot of complaints from the student body – and works directly with University officials […]

SPHHS building proposal discussed at neighborhood meeting

University officials presented designs for the new School of Public Health and Health Services building to Foggy Bottom and West End community members at an Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A meeting Wednesday. Britany Waddell, director of community relations for GW’s Office of Government, International and Community Relations attended what she called the first of two ANC […]

Neighborhood group votes on local liquor license applications

Liquor license applications for some local businesses – including one to be part of The Avenue development – were met with mixed reaction from residents of Foggy Bottom and the West End last week. Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A met last Wednesday to vote on Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration applications for a new movie theater, a […]

Neighbor complains of student rowdiness

Correction appended A member of the Foggy Bottom community voiced concerns about the disorderly conduct of GW students on the Foggy Bottom Campus last week at the first Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting of the school year, saying the drunken antics of students are causing problems in the neighborhood. Newly hired […]