September 29, 2011
Volume 108, Issue 14
Stories from the September 29, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Thursday Making Safe Sex Kits The LGBT resource center will host the D.C.-based nonprofit Metro TeenAIDS for a conversation about the power of women in relationships with the Señoritas Latinas Unidas Sorority. The Multicultural Student Services Center – 6 to 8 p.m. The Unraveling: Pakistan in the Age of Jihad After 30 years in the […]
Philosophy, Shakespeare and evolutionary science. “Words, Words, Words,” written by David Ives, combines all three themes into a comedic one-act play, blending scientific theory and witty amusement onstage. In the play, Dr. Rosenbaum tests the theory that three apes hitting random typewriter keys for an infinite amount of time will almost surely produce Shakespeare’s play […]
Former Virginia Gov. George Allen outlined his plans for a renewed “common-sense conservative” Washington at the College Republicans kick-off event Wednesday. The former senator said he decided to run for a seat in the Senate after watching his daughter, a recent college graduate, struggle to a job and pay off student loans – a problem […]
President Barack Obama signed a new patent act into law Sept. 16 to speed up the commercialization of university research findings, part of a broader effort to encourage cutting-edge scientific work across the nation. In the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, the America Invents Act calls on inventors to file […]
Attention political junkies, Hillterns and future senators: You need to represent GW to the Foggy Bottom community. A vacancy has opened up in Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2A in Columbia Plaza, near the Foggy Bottom campus. And through redistricting, two additional commissioners’ spots will exist after November 2012. This is an ideal opportunity for GW voices […]
The Graduate School of Education and Human Development will lead a new research consortium on D.C. public education to shed light on the struggling system that has been resistant to several years of reform efforts. Tentatively called D.C.-EdCORE, which stands for the D.C. Education Consortium on Research and Evaluation, the monitoring group will spearhead a […]
There was a hole in my floor. It was a giant hole, right in the middle of my Thurston room, filled with water, twigs and mold. We must have called FIXit more than a dozen times, and each time we were assured someone would be in to resolve the issue “soon.” But it didn’t take […]
After opening the season by winning 10 straight, GW headed to Baltimore at the bottom of a five-game slide – a sobering losing streak for the Colonials. One they were determined to snap, immediately. “We talked about getting back to our style of play and taking care of what’s on our side of the net,” […]
The infamous Hawk and Dove restaurant and bar will be closing its mahogany doors this October after a long history of political conspiring and poor life decisions.