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.

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 […]

Josh Bailey: Above and beyond regular coursework

Often when we register for classes, we consider when the class meets, what the subject is and perhaps the quality of previous students’ ratings of a professor. But perhaps another consideration to add to the list is service. Service, in terms of academics, is referred to as service-learning, and is defined by the national community […]

Staff Editorial: Zero tolerance for hazing

Hazing is something that is serious and damaging on any college campus, but if it happens at GW, with our vaunted anti-hazing atmosphere, it is even more distressing. This is why if you or someone you know has ever been the victim of hazing – whether it is physical or emotional pressure – we encourage […]

Saige Saunig: Let go of my hold!

Since the current semester is coming to a close, the time has come for students to pick which classes they plan on taking for the spring of 2011. For many, this can be a very stressful time, filled with worries about fulfilling all GCRs and other major requirements. The last thing that students need is […]

Josh Altman: The power of ‘we’

Dear Westboro Baptist Church visitors, Welcome to our campus. Allow us to introduce ourselves. We are the students of The George Washington University. The brochures call us “Colonials,” but we are also believers and we are atheists. We are Democrats and we are Republicans, liberals and conservatives. We are black and white. We are straight […]