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.

Cadigan finds new home with Colonials

When the buzzer sounded on her final game as a Tufts senior, GW grad student Cara Cadigan couldn’t imagine saying goodbye to the game she loves. “Your last game as a senior, you have that moment of ‘Oh my gosh, I’m never gonna play again,’” Cadigan said. “I had that moment and I definitely wasn’t […]

Calendar

Thursday Clinique Fresh Faces Tour Win free giveaways and meet beauty and fashion industry insiders at this Program Board event.Kogan Plaza 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday Unprecedented Events. Unprecedented Leadership Challenges GW alumnus and Admiral Thad Allen will discuss his experience as national incident commander for the BP oil spill. Jack Morton Auditorium 3 […]

Gabrielle Friedman: DSC: out of commission

“Overpriced” and “mundane.” These are just some of the words that come to mind when thinking of the dreadful dining establishment known as J Street. For years, GW students have complained about the unsatisfactory conditions of this dining hall and their pleas were finally answered when the Student Association created the Dining Service Commission, a […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 9/13/10 – 11:41 p.m. Location: Thurston Hall Case closed The University Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious odor coming from a room. GW Housing Programs staff then conducted an administrative search, yielding marijuana residue and drug paraphernalia. Referred to Student Judicial Services 9/17/10 – 1:03 a.m. Location: Dakota Apartments […]

Evan Schwartz: Is it really worth it?

By the first day you arrive at college, you are probably already tens of thousands of dollars in debt, and several years away from a career that will earn you any significant amount of money. College is a suspension of reality for a few years, one that is rudely interrupted when debt, along with a […]

H St. townhouse gets major overhaul

A three-story townhouse located across from University Yard is getting a massive addition, a dramatic facelift and new tenants next fall. The property at 2013 H St. – currently around 3,500 square feet – is being stripped down to its brick exterior to house the new HSC Foundation, a parent organization for local health-related nonprofits. […]

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 […]