November 5, 2012

Volume 109, Issue 25

Stories from the November 5, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Puppeteers defend PBS, protest funding cuts on Mall

Just 30 minutes after presidential hopeful Mitt Romney pledged to cut funding for public television programs in the Oct. 3 debate, two Muppet fans more than 1,000 miles apart hatched an idea to save the shows. Los Angeles producer Michael Bellavia and Idaho college student Chris Meacham separately planned demonstrations to save the children’s programs, […]

Colonials running for Congressional seats

Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va. Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, BA, 1985 Running for reelection in Virginia’s 7th district The 12-year House veteran, and the only Jewish House Republican, has been a standout voice of opposition against President Barack Obama’s legislative agenda. This is the first election in which Cantor has faced a challenger since […]

A polling game for politicos

For the Graduate School of Political Management, this election has become a game for political junkies. The political community applied an unconventional approach to election polling with a weekly Horse Race poll this fall, surveying about 170 GSPM students, alumni, full-time faculty and adjunct professors to track presidential candidates’ strategies and performance – not voter […]


Monday Larry Yazzi and the Native Pride Dancers Watch an internationally renowned dance troupe kick off the Multicultural Student Services Center’s Native American Heritage Month. Marvin Center, Continental Ballroom – 8 p.m. Tuesday Inaugural Ball Ticket Sales Wake up early and snag a spot in line to buy a ticket to the University’s Inaugural Ball. […]