Thursday, February 3, 2011

Neighbors wary of local eatery's precedent

by Audrey Scagnelli
Hatchet Reporter

A jazzy new restaurant is having trouble escaping its rock-and-roll past as Foggy Bottom neighbors continue to harp on the venue.

Snapshot

Calendar

Alumnus hopes for big win in Superbowl

by Maura Welch
Hatchet Reporter

The former Colonial, Noah Rothstein, is a finalist in the Pepsi Max Crash the Superbowl Ad Contest and if he wins, he could get a check from USA Today.

Cultural revelations

by Caroline Bowman

The divide between DC and the academic arts community has pushed local nonprofit organization Day Eight and its arts magazine, Bourgeon, to call for more arts journalism.

QuickTakes

Staff Editorial: Improving Gelman one stage at a time

GW has expressed interest in working with Gelman to financially support the changes students and library officials have outlined.

Ian Goldin: The lessons I learned in Cairo

The massive demonstrations in Egypt are due to the network of Egyptian activists that has been growing for decades and is finally starting to organize and modernize.

Colonials crumble in blowout loss to Dukes

by Louis Nelson

The box score of the men's basketball team's contest Wednesday night will say the game ended in an 84-59 loss for the Colonials, but for most of the game, it didn't even feel that close.

Matt Ingoglia: When snow day dismissals are disasters

The storms this season have been more of a nuisance than anything. That is, except for the event last Wednesday.

GW snaps losing skid at 11

by Elizabeth Traynor

On the court Wednesday, the Colonials didn't look like a team that was in the midst of the worst losing streak in the program's history.

Sports in Brief

by Elizabeth Traynor

Frank Gervasio: A new chapter in the legacy of Greek life

Crime Log

District faces budget deficit

by Elise Apelian
Hatchet Reporter

The responsibility of managing the deficit rests with new mayor and GW alumnus Vincent Gray before a budget proposal reaches the council this April.

NY Times editors talk media bias

by Rob Reeve
Hatchet Reporter

A New York Times' top editors had some choice words for Fox News and Wall Street Journal owner Rupert Murdoch Monday night, saying Murdoch's news organizations are to blame for the public's cynicism regarding the American news industry.

Attorneys hope to settle child porn case by month's end

by Amy D'Onofrio

The U.S. Attorney's Office and Diego Fasolini failed to reach a resolution in court Tuesday on the professor's October arrest for possession of child pornography.

UPD arrests suspected 'lunchtime bandit'

by Shivan Sarna
Hatchet Reporter

UPD officers arrested a man dubbed as the "lunchtime bandit" Tuesday, an alleged burglar who reportedly began breaking into vehicles parked in campus parking garages during lunch hours in December.

SA amends campaign rules

by Jamie Blynn
Hatchet Staff Writer

The Student Association Senate voted to strip power from the SA's election oversight body Wednesday night, taking away the body's ability to file campaign violations against candidates in an effort to lessen the number of violations this election cycle.

Dean, Gingrich face off in Lisner

by Andrea Vittorio

Howard Dean and Newt Gingrich traded polite but partisan jabs while debating health care and national security at Lisner Auditorium Tuesday night.

University scraps website management system

by Priya Anand

Gw is scrapping its current website management system - part of a $1 million website revamp started nearly two years ago - claiming it no longer suits GW's online needs.

Protests unite Egyptian students in D.C.

by Cory Weinberg
Hatchet Staff Writer

As the fervor of discontent grows in Cairo, some Egyptian students at GW have sought to preserve the passion of their countrymen.

MFA looks to double number of doctors

by Naina Ramrakhani
Hatchet Reporter

The GW Medical Faculty Associates is looking to double the number of doctors at the practice over the next five years.

University shares initial plans for Gelman renovations

by Marielle Mondon
Senior Staff Writer

A University-hired architect presented a potential plan for remodeling the first floor of an aging Gelman Library on Wednesday.

GW to acquire papers of late activist

by Katherine Rodriguez
Hatchet Reporter

A collection of documents that belonged to a lifelong civil rights advocate will come to Gelman Library this spring.

University: All buildings, systems will have GWorld 2.0 by March

by Rachel Getzenberg
Hatchet Reporter

The University will install the remaining GWorld 2.0 card readers throughout campus this month, a University spokeswoman pledged Wednesday.

GW Housing to expand Faculty in Residence program

by Amanda D'Ambra

GW Housing will expand its faculty in residence program by two professors next fall.