October 25, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 21

Stories from the October 25, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Paranormal promenade

View District haunted tours in a larger map D.C. Ghost Tours Location: Lafayette Square Park Meeting place: Dolley Madison House, located at 1520 H St. When: Nightly tours offered March to mid-November from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Winter hours vary. Price: $15 for ages 12 and up, $8 for ages 7 to 11, free for […]

GW law professors support pot legalization

Two GW Law School professors have endorsed a California ballot proposition calling for the taxation and control of marijuana, similar to alcohol regulations. Proposition 19 would allow adults over the age of 21 to cultivate and purchase up to one ounce of marijuana for consumption without criminal punishment. The measure would grant the state and […]

Drug lab found in Georgetown dormitory

Two Georgetown students and one University of Richmond student were arrested Saturday and are being charged with manufacturing a controlled substance, after police uncovered a drug lab in a freshman dorm on the Georgetown campus. Georgetown’s campus police uncovered the lab Saturday morning in Georgetown’s Harbin Hall, and after initially believing the lab was for […]

Slice of Life: Wacky weather woes

I’m not normally one to make assumptions, but based on my recent experience, I’m forced to believe that Mother Nature is on crack. And dressing appropriately for her addiction is a battle I lose everyday. Weather.com is my crutch in times like these, but it isn’t of much help to me when it tells me […]

Bradley Dlatt: GW students need time to recharge

As we move into the second half of the fall semester, it is a good time to take a moment and think about where we are and where we want to be – both as students and as a community. Looking back at the past few weeks, it is hard not to feel both a […]


Monday Going Viral: How Campaigns are Using Social Media Moderated by Politico’s Ben Smith, the panel discussion will look at the ways candidates used social media this election cycle. Jack Morton Auditorium  6:30 p.m. Tuesday “An Eye on Food” Film Series Ana Sofia Joanes, producer and director of “Fresh,” will screen and discuss her […]

Men’s soccer still winless in Atlantic 10

Atlantic 10 play has not been kind to the men’s soccer team this season. The Colonials have scored just once in their five A-10 games so far and are winless in conference play. If GW hopes to get into the winning column against a conference opponent this season, it will have to do so on […]

More students use Writing Center

An uptick in visitors this semester has forced the Writing Center to hire new tutors and extend hours for current tutors in hopes of meeting student demand for the center. The Writing Center saw a 26 percent increase in students receiving tutoring last week compared to the same week last year, said Christy Zink, who […]