January 13, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 33

Stories from the January 13, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Peter Konwerski: PAFs are from across GW

Having managed the committee of faculty, deans, administrators and fellows responsible for recommending future Presidential Administrative Fellows for final selection by University senior leadership, there is a great deal more to the PAF program than what Logan Dobson alludes to in his recent Hatchet column. In my view, there is hardly anything “normal” about most […]

GW remembers Haiti quake anniversary

Members of the GW community gathered in the Marvin Center Wednesday afternoon to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, serving as a reminder that work still needs to be done in the third-world country. The University has provided support to the decimated country, hosted conferences on how to rebuild Haiti’s infrastructure […]

Letter to the Editor

Disappointing sex column Last issue’s sex column, “A hormone’s double standard (Jan 10)” by Harrison Levitan, was disappointing, as it showed a lack of tact in its discussion of gendered behaviors. The argument reproduces a typically sexist rationale that social roles for men and women are rooted in biology. The column is about Oxytocin, a […]

Former director of admissions dies

A former director of the Office of Admissions, best known for putting an emphasis on admitting foreign students to the University, died Dec. 27. He was 84. George W. Stoner served as the director of admissions for more than 50 years, and was revered by his colleagues for his love and loyalty to GW. “His […]

Mikic expanding role for GW

The first time freshman Nemanja Mikic took the court at the Smith Center, he went three of six from the three-point line, ultimately contributing 11 points to the Colonials’ victory over Bowie State in an exhibition game. His success that day from beyond the arc was indicative of Mikic’s intended role for the Colonials: scoring […]

Pizzeria coming to K Street

View Foggy Bottom eateries in a larger map Foggy Bottom will welcome a new budget-friendly pizza restaurant this summer, adding to the list of new eateries that will be popping up in the neighborhood in the coming months. Pizza Autentica will open its ninth D.C.-area location at 2121 K St. – near the site of […]

Sports in Brief

Men’s squash losing streak at three after falling to Navy The men’s squash team fell to the Naval Academy for the 19th consecutive time Wednesday afternoon, losing 6-3 despite winning the first two matches against the Midshipmen. The Colonials (10-3) got match victories from sophomore number one player Islam El-Fiky and sophomore number two player […]

Colonials get defensive in fifth-straight win

GW: 72 Fordham: 52 Early in the season, when the men’s basketball team was suffering through offensive growing pains and struggling to put points on the board, it was the Colonials defense that was the team’s saving grace, a bright spot in what was, at the time, an otherwise dim outlook for the 2010-2011 campaign. […]

Representative pairs with GW Hospital

Inspired by a health scare, one member of Congress is partnering with GW Hospital to raise awareness about pulmonary embolisms – a potentially deadly medical condition where a clot blocks blood flow to the lungs. Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., will appear in GW Hospital’s biannual Health News Magazine later this month, warning about the symptoms […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 12/1/10 – 3:10 p.m. Location: Gelman Library Starbucks Case closed The University Police Department responded to a report of a homeless man washing himself in a public restroom. He became disorderly when confronted by officers. Subject barred from campus 12/19/10 – 1:37 a.m. Location: Public property on campus Case closed UPD observed a […]