April 14, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 57

Stories from the April 14, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

SJS gives Greeks self-governance

Student Judicial Services will no longer hear some cases involving infractions by Greek-letter groups after it granted fraternities and sororities self-governance last month. SJS gave the Panhellenic Association and the Interfraternity Council, the governing organizations for sororities and fraternities, the authority to hear cases and discipline its groups. The Panhellenic Association and IFC governing councils […]

Calendar

Thursday Chalk-In Relieve stress by drawing on the sidewalk in front of Gelman Library 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Counseling Center Da Vinci and Modern Culture Lecture by Father John Debicki of the Prelature of Opus Dei 6:30 to 8 p.m. Marvin Center Room 405 Sponsored by GWU Knights of Columbus and […]

Letters to the editor

Remember the facts The statements laid forth in Fadi Kiblawi’s recent article “Remember Deir Yassin” (April 10, p. 4) need to be set strait. Kiblawi completely misrepresents both the situation itself, and the entire conflict currently plaguing the Middle East. “Remember Deir Yassin” is flooded with false statements and is used just as it was […]

Greek Briefs

Panhellenic Association sponsors body image event More than 250 people attended Sunday’s showing of the Extreme Measures Tour, a national program aimed at discussing body image challenges women face. The Panhellenic Association brought the tour to campus, which featured two speakers – one who survived health complications after breast implant surgery and another who spoke […]

Crime Log

Stolen Auto 4/7 – 2100 block of G Street – 2 p.m. A female reported that unknown persons stole her vehicle while it was parked on G Street. The owner said she might have left her keys inside the vehicle. University Police headquarters is located at 21st and G streets, but the stolen car did […]

Casting Call: “The Real World 17”

MTV will hold an open casting call for “The Real World 17” Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lulu’s Club Mardi Gras. The show invites anyone ages 18-24 who “wants millions of television viewers to know their name and who they are.” Applicants will be asked to fill out a short questionnaire and […]

SA Notes

SA plans scaled-back transition dinner Student Association President Omar Woodard said this year’s May 6 SA transition dinner will involve a Kogan Plaza barbecue, a scaled-back function compared to last year’s dinner that took place at the Georgetown Four Seasons Hotel. In addition to format changes from last year’s $6,000 closed event, this year’s transition […]

Bar Belle: Sequoia

Sequoia Restaurant and Bar 3000 K St. NW (Georgetown Waterfront) After months of dismal rain and chilling wind, spring has finally made its appearance in GWorld, and the entire campus has emerged from a general state of seasonal depression. During my time at GW, I have witnessed four years of similar behavior. The end-of-winter lackadaisical […]

VACO Backstage

What do you get when you combine the sounds of soul, rock, funk, gospel and folk? The answer sounds a little like Spring Fling performer Virginia Coalition. After the band’s performance, The Hatchet caught up with bassist Jarrett Nicolay to find out more about the member’s roots in nearby Alexandria, Va. The four band members […]

The Hatchet Recommends: 6 new album picks

Artist: Brazilian Girls Album: Brazilian Girls Label: Verve Still looking for that perfect “chill” album? You know, the one you want to put next to Portishead, Morcheeba and Thievery Corporation to complement certain key life moments? Brazilian Girls are the newest addition to this genre, bringing their own creative flare. The term “stoned-sexy,” comes to […]