September 27, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 13

Stories from the September 27, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Special Diet: Gluten-Free

Correction appended/p> What it means Bagels, pizza, pasta, bread – five months ago all of these images flew through my mind when I found out that I had gluten intolerance. I didn’t think I could do it. Give up carbs for good? In college? But I soon found out I was not alone. Gluten intolerance, […]

Special Diet: Veganism

What it means This eco-friendly diet entails omitting all animal products from your diet including meat, fish, honey, eggs and dairy products. J Street options I spent $7 at J Street on the much-advertised vegan bar, which rarely alternates from its staples of hummus, chips, vegan couscous and grape leaves. The bar leaves few alternatives […]

Hiring to increase for Class of 2011

Graduates of the Class of 2011 can let out a sigh of relief. According to a recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, hiring from the Class of 2011 is expected to see a 13.5 percent increase from the Class of 2010. “The current outlook is more promising than we have seen […]

CDs campaign in Kentucky for Law School alumnus

More than 50 members of the GW College Democrats traveled to Kentucky this weekend to campaign for Senate hopeful and GW Law School alumnus Jack Conway. Conway – Kentucky’s current attorney general – faces a tough race in the November midterm elections against Republican challenger Rand Paul, son of Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas. The younger […]

Bar Belle: Vacationing in Toledo

Toledo Lounge Where: 2435 18th St. NW Carded: At the bar after ordering Dress: Comfy jeans, T-shirt and flip-flops Cover: None Bar Bells: Four out of five bells Ohio has never been a state I’ve longed to visit, but Thursday night, I found myself in Toledo. I needed a location that would work for an […]

Special Diet: Halal

What it means Halal, which means “permissible” in Arabic, is a religious diet observed by Muslims. It forbids the consumption of alcohol, even in cooking, pigs and any meat that has not been slaughtered according to Islamic law. I figured it wouldn’t be too much of a change since I used to eat halal while […]


Monday “August: Osage County” Auditions Showcase your acting skills by auditioning for a role in Forbidden Planet Production’s performance of the Tony Award-winning play. Mitchell Hall Theater 9 p.m. Tuesday Israel-Palestine Town Hall Join GW Interfaith Action and the OneVoice Movement for an interactive town hall discussion on the Israel-Palestine conflict. Marvin Center 307 7:30 […]

Special Diet: Balanced

What it means All of last year, I ate Chick-fil-A nearly every day, downed can after can of carbonated intoxicants and gained nearly 30 pounds. To my chagrin, there was no award for nearly doubling the ‘freshman 15,’ only an unhappy girlfriend and a shocked family. As the summer approached, I began a rigid calorie-restrictive […]

Record temperatures mark annual book festival

It was a record-breaking year for the National Book Festival. Despite record temperatures – which soared into the high 90s – a record 150,000 people attended the all-day event, which celebrates novelists, authors and literature. More than 80 authors and illustrators were present to speak and sign their books, and President Barack Obama and first […]