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.

Staff Editorial: The gift of more aid

We consistently hear GW is committed to helping students pay for an education, and this fall that rhetoric proved true. After 400 students found themselves with decreased aid, the University stepped in and allocated an additional $2 million for those students. This was a laudable move by the University, and we are glad to see […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 10/12/10 – 12:43 a.m. Location: Fulbright Hall Case closed The University Police Department responded to assist an administrative search. GW Housing Programs conducted a search and found 2.26 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol. Referred to Student Judicial Services Disorderly Conduct 10/12/10 – 11:37 a.m. Location: Gelman Library Case closed UPD […]

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 […]


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 […]