October 27, 2011

Volume 108, Issue 22

Stories from the October 27, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Beyond the bars: The flavor of H Street

A casual daytime stroll down the sleepy H Street corridor hides the spirited North East bar scene that comes alive at night. By day, H Street Corridor is fairly mundane. The pawnshops and used clothing stores are some of the only places open, and crumbling storefronts dot the area. But at night, the street is […]

Sports in Brief

Women’s basketball places ninth in preseason poll The Atlantic 10 announced the results of its preseason poll today, picking GW ninth of 14 teams, with 73 points. GW went 8-21 last year, struggling with injuries for the second year in a row. The Colonials posted a 3-11 record in league match-ups, tying for 11th in […]

Knapp pens book on philosophy and religion

University President Steven Knapp’s newest book on the intersection of faith and science will be released in early November by Oxford University Press. “The Predicament of Belief,” co-written with dean of the Claremont School of Theology, Philip Clayton, analyzes contemporary arguments for and against the existence of God. It draws from modern concepts of science, […]

Nero affirms Atlantic 10 solidarity despite national uncertainty

Athletic director Patrick Nero said Monday he anticipates GW will remain a member of a strong Atlantic 10 conference, despite ongoing conference realignments sweeping across collegiate sports. He pointed to the conference’s historically strong performance as an indication that the league won’t be unduly affected by the shake-up. “We’re very focused on remaining in the […]

Inside our pages: Confronting plagiarism at The Hatchet

During the editing process late last week, one of the campus news editors discovered that a reporter copied a sentence directly from an Inside Higher Ed article without quotes or attribution. Thankfully, we caught this error before it was published in the paper or online. But, after auditing every story Julie Douglas wrote for The […]