Monday, April 18, 2011

Staff Editorial: A new spring tradition

Tom Braslavsky: Eliminate University counseling fees

As the details of junior Ismail Ginwala's death begin to emerge, GW is tasked with another challenge - to better aid students who are grappling with mental illness.

Dan Keylin: Fox shouldn't be the focus

At this moment, we should be memorializing Ismail Ginwala while readying ourselves to have a frank and honest discussion about suicide in due time.

Letter to Editor

Each year, 1,100 college students commit suicide, the second leading cause of death in that age group.

Cartoon: The competition for best April visitor

Visit days consolidated

by Gabrielle Marush

The University consolidated its April Visit Days program this year, holding two fewer days to increase the number of prospective freshmen on campus each visit day.

Retail shops to open near Thurston Hall

by Jeff Richards
Hatchet Reporter

More shopping opportunities will be available near Thurston Hall, after a government agency approved plans to add retail shops in its office building.

Snapshot

Expanding student theater

by Melissa Turley

Maddie Hendricks is canvassing campus, asking students to write plays in any form and on any subject.

Louis Nelson: My job is cooler than yours

by Louis Nelson

Louis Nelson is still baffled that somebody at The Hatchet thought it was a good idea to pay him to watch sports.

Calendar

Winning the crown

by Hayley Burgess
Hatchet Reporter

Sophomore and Miss Teen USA 2011 contestant Imani Bentham challenges the oversimplified pageant stereotypes.

Madeleine Morgenstern: Breaking into the Hatchet family

by Madeleine Morgenstern

Madeleine Morgenstern remembers her first time walking into the Hatchet townhouse, and how hard work and determination helped her to achieve her goal of getting on the Hatchet staff.

Student Association to focus on student outreach

by Sarah Ferris
Hatchet Staff Writer

John Richardson and Ted Costigan are putting student outreach as a top priority for their tenure as the student body's top leaders.

Student bands battle against cancer

by Jennie Krems
Hatchet Reporter

Bands from across the country took the stage in the Marvin Center Saturday to compete and raise money to fight cancer.

Chris Gregory: Waiting for the moment

by Chris Gregory
Senior Staff Photographer

Chris Gregory's three years at The Hatchet has taught him more than he ever learned in a classroom - no offense to his professors.

ANC approves outdoor dining

by Evan Koslof and Samantha Stone
Hatchet Reporters

A new restaurant set to open next month received support from the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission to open an outdoor seating area and garden this summer.

GW earns perfect record in tournament

by Joel Goldberg
Hatchet Staff Writer

Sunday afternoon at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in St. Louis, the men's tennis team doused head coach Greg Munoz with a cooler of water.

Schou sets record in GW loss

by Elizabeth Traynor

Despite the Colonials' (6-17) best efforts, they were overpowered by an offensively dominant Indiana team, falling 13-8 on Senior Day at the Smith Center.

Event honors Robinson at GW

by Noah Cohen
Hatchet Staff Writer

Thursday's 15th annual Jackie Robinson Night paid tribute to the groundbreaking second baseman and honored Arthur Silber and Wilma Bonner.

Sports in Brief

Students rally on Hill against aid cuts

by Kelsey Martinez
Hatchet Reporter

College students from across the District rallied on Capitol Hill Friday to urge Congress to protect education funding and student aid.

Metro police make prostitution arrest

by Becky Reeves

Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested a female subject Wednesday for allegedly soliciting prostitution at the nearby Melrose Hotel.

Silver Line Metro project to Dulles delayed by one year

by Elise Apelian
Hatchet Reporter

Dulles Airport's Authority Board of Directors approved an underground stop for the Silver Line Metro last week, adding a one-year delay to the expected completion of the line.

Ginwala remembered for political passion

by Lauren French

The student found dead in his City Hall residence room Wednesday is 20-year-old Ismail Ginwala, according to police documents.

Posner, Chiddy Bang rock Spring Fling

by Madeleine O'connor
Hatchet Staff Writer

The Smith Center quickly hit its 800-person limit as students waited outside in the rain to catch singer Mike Posner and hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang's Spring Fling performance.

Law student faces immigration battle

by Priya Anand

Prerna Lal founded a national organization to fight the deportation of undocumented students in 2007. Now, Lal finds herself in the middle of another deportation battle - this time for herself.

Class of 2016 to see higher charge for CI

by Amanda D'Ambra

Incoming freshmen will pay a higher fee to attend Colonial Inauguration to help offset graduation costs now that the University is expected to do away with the graduation fee.

University moves UW to the Vern

by Shaeera Tariq
Hatchet Staff Writer

Freshmen will have to travel to the Mount Vernon Campus for their required University Writing courses after the program relocates next spring.

Athletic director named

by Elizabeth Traynor

The commissioner of the Division-I America East Conference will be publicly named the new director of athletics Wednesday morning, a source close to the department said. America East Commissioner Patrick Nero will take the helm of the evolving Department of Athletics amid a review launched by the Board of Trustees and chaired by New York Yankees Team President Randy Levine.