March 30, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 51

Stories from the March 30, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

National competition seeks to lure young voters to polls

Text messaging and “parties at the poll” are just two of the voter registration ideas that won recognition in Young Voter Strategies first-ever national competition aimed at supporting innovative nonpartisan strategies to register voters ages 18 to 29. Thirteen groups from all around the country were selected for using creative ways to encourage young people […]

Business school students conduct marketing projects

Next time Donald Trump is looking for contestants for his show, he may not have to travel much farther than the School of Business. Three of the school’s classes are having students gain real-world experience in their field of study, mostly from inside the classroom. One class is participating in a marketing campaign for the […]

Crime Log

Liquor Law Violation 3/26 – Somers Hall (Mount Vernon Campus) – 6:18 a.m. – case closed While on patrol, a University Police Department officer found a male subject sleeping in the TV lounge of the dormitory. When the officer tried to wake the individual, he noticed that the student smelled of alcohol. The officer tried […]

Lulu’s set to close its doors

Lulu’s Club Mardi Gras, the dance club not far from GW’s campus, will be permanently closing after this Friday’s farewell bash. The popular bar and nightclub, situated at the corner of 22nd and M streets, was bought by Amerimar Enterprises, which owns the Marriot Hotel above the club and also purchased Blackies, the bar next […]

Lacrosse rolls over Cal

In a dominating display of passing, stick-handling and team defense, the women’s lacrosse team thumped the University of California Golden Bears Wednesday, 18-6. Senior co-captain Colleen Schmidt (five goals) and junior attacker Laura Hostetler (four goals) led the Colonials (4-6) to victory at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex. The Colonials’ Atlantic 10 schedule starts Sunday […]

The Hatchet’s 2006 April Fools’ Issue

Click here to access The Hatchet’s April Fools’ Issue, the 2006 installment of this paper’s annual spring spoof tradition. Thursday’s regular news articles can be found at our site’s front page.

WEB UPDATE: Pinnock to declare for NBA draft

Posted Thursday, March 30, 5:55 PM With the success of the GW men’s basketball team comes recognition and for GW basketball fans, it may bring anxiety. Junior Danilo (J.R.) Pinnock will declare for the NBA Draft, the guard told The Hatchet Thursday afternoon. Pinnock will file paperwork with the NBA that will make him eligible […]

Panelists discuss why Murrow matters

A group of those who were close to broadcaster Edward R. Murrow discussed the journalist’s legacy from World War II to the McCarthy era, as well as what he would have thought about news coverage today, at a panel discussion with journalist Marvin Kalb Monday night. At the latest installment of “The Kalb Report,” co-sponsored […]