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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]


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 […]

$5, $10, $20: Events that won’t break the bank

$5: Rock & Roll Hotel hosts masquerade party Friday- Free or $5 with a mask $10:GW MainStage presents “The Tempest,” which opens Thursday $20: Anberlin plays 9:30 Club Sunday with Crash Kings and Civil Twilight

New restaurants coming to The Avenue in May

Handmade burgers, milkshakes, locally made beer and a raw bar will be added to Foggy Bottom’s food options as new restaurants at The Avenue development open next year. Passion Food Hospitality and Chef Jeff Tunks’ sixth and seventh restaurants – District Commons and Burger, Tap & Shake – will have a home in a 14-story […]