November 11, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 26

Stories from the November 11, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: Judging a class by its books

We all know not to judge a book by its cover. But a federal mandate requires that students have the ability to judge a class by its books. The Higher Education Opportunity Act, which went into effect in July, states that universities must provide students with a class’ textbook information and costs as students compile […]

Students compete for $50k in competition

The third annual GW Business Plan Competition kicked off last week, with revamped efforts to help students and community members create a business proposal for the chance to win a piece of a $50,000 cash prize pool. The popular but selective competition began in 2009 and has given hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students the […]

Hogan readying for NCAA Championships

Senior women’s cross-country runner Megan Hogan was named Atlantic 10 Cross-Country Student-Athlete of the Year for the second time in a row Tuesday, but it’s not exactly time to celebrate. She’s got another race this weekend, the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship, but the 22-year-old has her sights set even higher than that. “We’ve been working […]

Professor faces status, detention hearings Friday

Diego Fasolini, the part-time Italian-language professor arrested for possession of child pornography in October, is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing and detention hearing Friday afternoon in the D.C. District Court. At the hearing, Magistrate Judge Alan Kay will decide if there is probable cause to believe that Fasolini committed a crime and if there […]

Myers finding early success in pool for GW

Once she gets in the pool, not much has changed for freshman swimmer Caroline Myers. The water is the same, as are the events in which she swims, so her transition from high school to college swimming has been a relatively easy one. “Swimming is swimming, laps are laps, so that part is the same, […]

Calendar

Thursday Veterans Day Ceremony Join the College Republicans to honor veterans at Arlington Cemetery’s annual Veterans Day ceremony. President Barack Obama will lay the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and offer remarks. Meet at Foggy Bottom Metro – 8 a.m. Friday “Cody: The First Step” Screening The GW Health Policy Student Association […]

Sports in Brief

Rudolph earns second team all-conference honors Men’s soccer sophomore forward Seth Rudolph was named to the All-Atlantic 10 Second Team Wednesday in voting conducted by the conference’s coaches. Rudolph was second in the A-10 in scoring with 10 goals and was third in the conference with 21 points. The sophomore recorded two hat tricks this […]

Jury hands down death penalty for 1988 murders

A man convicted of killing two GW students in 1988 was handed two death sentences Friday in Fairfax County, Va. Alfredo R. Prieto, 44, was connected in 2005 to the murders of GW students Rachael Raver and her boyfriend Warren Fulton III through DNA evidence. Prieto is now linked to a total of nine killings […]

Video art goes public

Alberto Robles isn’t your average professor. Sitting on a curb Friday in one of D.C.’s liveliest neighborhoods with a cigar and a broken projector in hand, Robles, a linguistics professor by day and video artist by night, is still optimistic about the night ahead. “I love languages. I speak French, English, Italian, Spanish, and video […]