October 21, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 20

Stories from the October 21, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Neal adjusting quickly to life in Atlantic 10

It all happens in the blink of an eye. The checkered soccer ball is quickly pushed forward. The ball is crossed at the 30-yard mark from the right side of the field, over to the left side, where a player in a red practice jersey who has been sprinting from the midfield line meets the […]

Staff Editorial: An improved voice for orgs

Though the Student Association Senate is tasked with representing the interests of students, for years the relationship was plagued by inefficiency and bureaucracy. But with the passage of the Student Organization Outreach Bill Tuesday night, the SA demonstrated a promising sense of responsibility for senators. But progress from this bill will only occur if senators […]

ANC members appeal nightclub’s liquor license

Foggy Bottom-area residents are protesting a K Street club’s right to serve liquor, saying noisy clubgoers are lowering residential property values and affecting the quality of life in the area. All six members of the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission objected last week to the Shadow Room’s request to renew its liquor […]

Sports In Brief

Trio of Colonials earn weekly A-10 accolades Three GW athletes earned Atlantic 10 weekly awards for their performances last weekend. Senior women’s cross-country team member Megan Hogan was named A-10 Performer of the Week in cross-country Monday after placing fourth out of 304 runners at the 2010 Penn State Invitational in State College, Penn. The […]

Goss makes early impact for GW

While most freshmen are busy trying to make friends, getting good grades and conquering homesickness, Rachael Goss has has an extra concern: being a major contributor on GW’s second-place volleyball team. It’s a task she’s taken on with impressive ease so far this season. She currently sits tied for second on the team in kills […]

Calendar

Thursday Tent City Students will sleep outside during Amnesty International’s overnight demonstration against homelessness. Speakers and activities will present homelessness as a human rights issue. Kogan Plaza  10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday New Media Development in the Former Soviet Union Journalists and development practitioners working in the former Soviet Union will discuss the […]

Annu Subramanian: Honest, not honorary, equality

If our school is really concerned about improving the multicultural atmosphere on campus then it is not doing enough, and the efforts it does take are not directed toward the real source of the issue. And then we wonder why finding harmony in diversity on this campus remains so elusive. This is largely because the […]

Justin Guiffré: What does the SEC mean for GW?

I have an experiment for you. Ask some of your friends what they think about the Science and Engineering Complex, the estimated $275 million behemoth expansion project that was approved by the Board of Trustees last Friday. I guarantee you will find two distinct philosophies on the subject. Some students will live and die by […]

Andrew Clark: Why college students lost faith in Obama

A little under two weeks from Election Day, several things seem to be becoming fairly obvious. The majority of the American people have decided that President Barack Obama and the Democrats’ expensive big-government policies are egregious. The economy is not recovering. But let’s zero in on something that might carry a bit more salience for […]