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.

University ends free flu shot clinics

GW students without the Student Health Service health insurance will once again have to pay for influenza vaccinations. Following the swine flu epidemic on campus last fall, the University administered both the swine flu and regular flu strain vaccinations free of charge to all GW students, faculty and staff. This year, however, those without the […]

Alternative Break Programs expanded

In response to a growing demand, GW’s Alternative Breaks Program amped up service efforts this fall, adding more locations and leaders for its popular winter and spring break community service trips. “Several trips have been added for the 2010-2011 academic year to accommodate the student demand and popularity of the Alternative Breaks Program,” said Shannon […]

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 […]

Calendar

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 […]