October 28, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 22

Stories from the October 28, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Matt Ingoglia: Criticizing the wrong issue

The story of Republican Christine O’Donnell’s candidacy for Senate in Delaware can really only be described with one word: bizarre. From her improbable primary win over longtime incumbent Mike Castle, to her now infamous views on witchcraft and masturbation, the past few months have been anything but politics as usual in the First State. Move […]

Magic lights up Mount Vernon

The lights dimly reveal the stage of the new West Hall Theater. With a smirk and a few loud claps, a man with orange pants and a brightly colored sweater takes the audience back to the innocence of childhood as the play opens on a young boy and a magical peach. 14th Grade Players presented […]

Letter to the Editor

Libraries can’t prevent theft If you read The Hatchet Oct. 18, you may have heard about my position as the Student Liaison at The George Washington University libraries. My job, in a nutshell, is to look out for the students who use the library. In an attempt to do that, I’m asking you all to […]

University revamps Columbian College of Arts and Sciences advising

Correction appended Incoming freshmen in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences are now assigned professional advisers to guide them through their first year at GW, a switch from the college’s past model, which was highly criticized by students in the school. Professional advisers have been used in the Elliott School of International Affairs and […]

Children’s art raises awareness

Early Friday morning, before most college students were awake, children at Bright Beginnings were already up and about creating artwork to be displayed at GW’s Hunger Banquet in November. The children were eager to get their hands dirty with projects like coloring flowerpots with markers, tracing hands, decorating popsicle sticks and placing painted handprints on […]

Crime Log

Burglary 10/19/10 – 6:07 p.m. Location: Rice Hall – Case open The University Police Department responded to a report of a missing laptop. After an investigation of the building, officers found pry marks on the back door of an office suite. Other staff members also reported laptops missing from their offices. -Open case 10/19/10 – […]

Quick Takes

“Belle and Sebastian Write About Love” Belle & Sebastian (Matador Records) The eighth album from Scottish-born group Belle and Sebastian certainly pays homage to their former work, while also keeping fans interested by changing things up a bit. While catchy hits like “I Want the World To Stop” are great for singing along, songs like […]


Thursday Bowling for Boobies Join Program Board to learn more about Relay for Life at its fall kickoff, complete with free bowling and cupcakes. Hippodrome  8 p.m. Friday Haunted Eckles Kick off Halloween weekend with free food, a haunted house and a movie with Mount Vernon Programming Council. Eckles Library  9 p.m. Saturday […]