April 3, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 53

Stories from the April 3, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW Briefs

GW graduate programs got higher marks The GW Law School is the 19th best in the country, according to the “America’s Best Graduate Schools” edition of U.S. News & World Report that will hit newsstands Monday. This year’s ranking is one spot higher than last year’s among the 180 accredited law schools nationwide. Also, the […]

SA elections see 11 percent increase in voting

About 375 more students voted in this year’s Student Association general election compared to last year – an 11 percent increase that people close to the election attribute to better placement of online voting stations and the presence three slates this year. While 2,806 students voted in the 2005 election – about 200 fewer than […]

Corrections

In the March 23 Greek Brief (“Omicron Delta Kappa begins application process,” p. 2), the group was erroneously identified as a community service organization. It is a leadership fraternity. Also, the organization will be sponsoring a leadership symposium for high school students this month. The article said the event was to take place in March. […]

Lulu’s celebrates its final party Friday night

Hundreds of college students swarmed Lulu’s Club Mardi Gras Friday to celebrate its last night after a more than 30-year run. The nightclub at 1217 22nd St. is now permanently closed. It will be redeveloped and leased as retail space by its new owner, Amerimar Enterprises, which owns the Marriott Hotel above the club and […]

Pinnock to declare for NBA

With the success of the GW men’s basketball team comes recognition, and for fans, it may bring anxiety about players jumping ship early to go professional. Those fears were realized last week: Junior Danilo (J.R.) Pinnock told The Hatchet Thursday afternoon that he will declare for the NBA draft taking place in June. Pinnock will […]

Not your average aerobics class

The University’s K gym on 23rd Street looks like a traditional school gymnasium, but on the eastern-most wall, there is a big, parchment scroll. “It’s not best to win a hundred out of a hundred battles, rather the highest level of skill is to defeat the opponent without engaging in battle,” the scroll says in […]

Business students team up with real world partners

Editor’s note: This article was originally published online, on March 30. 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 […]

Ask the Hatchet Geek: Locked, but not loaded

Senior Kunal Johar, The Hatchet Geek, is a computer science major and co-founder of www.computerhelpdc.com. Twice a month, he will solve typical computer problems students face. E-mail The Hatchet Geek your computer queries at hatchetgeek@computerhelpdc.com. Several readers have e-mailed about problems with their CD/DVD drives. This week’s topic will cover various drive problems and some […]

Incoming freshmen to register for classes before CI

Editor’s note: This article was originally published online, on March 23. Remember being a pre-freshman sitting down at Colonial Inauguration for hours trying to select classes you knew little or nothing about? Those days are over. This year, the University has made changes to the way the students in the class of 2010 will register […]