September 6, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 7

Stories from the September 6, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff Editorial: A model for advising

GW School of Business advising has restructured itself in response to the University’s new degree auditing system. Under the new structure, school of business advisers will teach courses and assume more specialty roles, focusing on specific components of student life, such as study abroad. This fresh set of business school advising changes speaks to the […]

Women’s soccer split weekend action

Junior Adriana Moya was determined to avenge a disappointing 4-1 loss to Iowa when she and her teammates took the field again two days later. Her chance came in the 34th minute of GW’s match against Robert Morris. Moya watched the field intently until she was able to capitalize on a series of midfield passes, […]

Sports in Brief: Men’s water polo posts 3-1 record in tournament

The Colonials posted their best start in five seasons this weekend, earning three straight victories after dropping their first match of the Navy Labor Day Open. GW opened play Saturday, falling 16-7 in their first match against Concordia, but later earning its first victory of the 2011 season in an 18-1 rout of Penn State […]

Staff Editorial: A bad loss for community study space

The statement “GW has no sense of community” is so mainstream that students hardly notice it anymore. But the issue really does exist, and a small solution to that major problem once sat on the corner of 22nd and G streets. By day, the Fishbowl is the comfortable area for students to study or eat […]

Kelsey Rohwer: The five people you date at GW

On every sidewalk, hiding behind oversized sunglasses or headphones, are bachelors and bachelorettes just waiting for you. It’s been a week since we’ve been back at GW, and dating may not be on your mind yet, but during your time here the subject is bound to come up. While it may seem like you have […]

Peter Konwerski: GW’s culture of innovation

“There is nothing permanent except change.” This was the fortune included in a cookie I opened recently. While I enjoyed the sentiment in the instant, it also became apparent this is the concept, moving forward, that the University must utilize to better meet the emerging needs of the student body while maintaining that hallmark feel […]

Men’s soccer finishes college cup with tie

Seth Rudolph’s second goal of the season came at a crucial moment for the Colonials. GW’s match against Howard remained scoreless until the 58th minute with both teams battling for position in the goalkeepers’ duel. Undaunted, Rudolph uncorked a cross-box blast, zipping it past the right of the Bison goalkeeper. His goal put the Colonials […]

Volleyball remains undefeated through six

When the final buzzer sounded on the Colonials 3-0 victory over Central Connecticut State Saturday, it marked an accomplishment more monumental than a match victory. It was GW’s sixth-straight win, the longest the team has gone undefeated to start the season since 2003, when they opened play with a 10-0 streak. The Colonials were dominant […]

Letters to the Editor

In response to Kathleen Burke’s resignation as CPS dean I enjoyed my time as a Graduate School of Political Management student. The networking was fruitful, the classes had real-world applications and the faculty were engaging, though some more than others. In fact, I learned a lot about political management. But nothing has been has been […]