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.

Promoting Catholicism on campus

Hippo costumes, freezer pop-eating contests, Chipotle barbecues and the Catholic faith are not readily associated with each other. But this year at the Newman Catholic Student Center, four young missionaries are marketing Catholicism with Chipotle to promote Mass attendance among Catholic students on campus. “We want to show students that it is possible to be […]

Sex Column: Swimming in dangerous waters

Names have been changed to protect the naughty A vicious stereotype has spread among females worldwide: the idea that all men want, all they ever want, is sex. That we will do anything it takes to get laid. Scale buildings, harm loved ones, etc. Though I can attest that this stereotype is true most of […]


Monday Constitution Day Student Theatre Council representatives will act out parts of the U.S. Constitution. West Hall Black Box Theater 7 p.m. Tuesday Fall Career and Internship Fair Connect with potential employers at the annual Career Fair. Smith Center 1 to 5 p.m. Kalb Report Explore the history of presidential debates with journalists and members […]

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 […]