September 23, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 12

Stories from the September 23, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Letters to the Editor

The purpose of our competition Dear Editor, We welcome the story by Samantha Stone in your Sept. 16, 2010 edition, (“Ideas Sought for Monument Grounds”) discussing our National Ideas Competition. However, I wanted to help address Thomas Bower, president of the Foggy Bottom Historic District Conservancy, who is quoted in the article stating his strong […]

SA elects three freshman senators

The Student Association Senate confirmed three non-voting freshman senators Tuesday night, leaving the body only one seat short of a full senate. Chris Crawford, Elena Gillis and Kirk Wilson were chosen from a pool of eight freshmen candidates during a 40-minute executive session debate. While freshman senators may not vote on official senate business, they […]

Davis adjusts to life in goal

Typically, the men’s soccer team carries two goalkeepers on its roster, a safeguard against injury, and an assurance of flexibility should a replacement be needed. For GW, sophomore Brendan Lafferty is the more experienced starter and freshman Devon DuBay his backup. There’s just one problem for the Colonials: both Lafferty and DuBay are injured. Enter […]

SJT defends legacy admissions

Calling on his experiences as University president, President Emeritus Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said he supports higher education admission policies that give a boost to children of alumni during a panel Wednesday. The focus of the panel’s discussion was a new book concerning the downfalls and moral ramifications of legacy preferences in higher education institutions. Members […]

Sports in Brief

Women’s basketball announces complete schedule The women’s basketball team released its complete 2010-11 schedule Wednesday, including dates and times for the team’s Atlantic 10 games. The Colonials’ non-conference schedule was released earlier this month. GW will open A-10 play with a pair of home dates Jan. 8 and 15 against Richmond and St. Bonaventure. GW […]

D.C. salons satisfy art curiosity

According to art collector Philippa Hughes, you don’t have to move to New York or Los Angeles to make it in the arts world. Even the nation’s capital has an outlet for artistic expression, although it’s often overlooked. “There’s a lot of potential here,” said Hughes about the District’s arts community. To Hughes, D.C. is […]

Sodexo donates excess food to needy

The leading food service provider at GW donates around 75 pounds of leftover food to a local D.C. charity each week. Sodexo – which runs both the J Street and Pelham Commons dining halls on GW’s Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses – attempts to minimize food waste from on-campus dining halls. When there are […]

Graduate student receives art distinction

Lauren Hayes, a GW graduate student, was named the 2010 Alexandria Fellowship Award recipient Monday afternoon. GW President Steven Knapp and the City of Alexandria Mayor William Euille presented the award to Hayes, the second recipient since it was first awarded in 2009. The fellowship rewards one student who lives or works in the City […]

University changes course numbers

Students are confused and frustrated after the University’s announcement that all course numbers have been converted from three digits to four digits. On Monday, the Office of the Registrar sent out a University Infomail informing students about the change, saying that it was in preparation for the implementation of the new degree audit system, which […]

Sweetgreen to open in Square 54 development

Sweetgreen to open in Square 54 development Sweetgreen, a popular salad chain, is one of three new leases confirmed to be part of The Avenue development lot across from GW Hospital. Boston Properties, the developer of the mixed-use property at 2200 Pennsylvania Ave., – formerly known as Square 54 – has also signed leases with […]