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.

Susan Goldstein: Don’t forget Mississippi

Ever since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, I have been consumed with thoughts about the well-being of the people who live there. I read about Katrina and saw the news reports, but to see the situation first-hand, six months later, you wouldn’t believe that so many people’s lives are not even close to being […]

GW Law student threatens lawsuit against Hillel over terrorist allegations

A student accused of having links to terrorists is threatening to sue two prominent Jewish organizations if allegations against him are not dropped immediately. Fadi Kiblawi, a third-year law student, continues to deny claims made in an e-mail sent last week over the Hillel listserv that he is a terrorist and associates with suicide bombers. […]

John Bennett: Let immigrants in

Half a million people protested in Los Angeles over immigration March 25. It was the largest demonstration in the history of LA. A year ago, few beyond the Minutemen – an anti-illegal migrant vigilante group – and Hispanic activists were discussing immigration. Now, the House of Representatives has passed a resolution, the president has introduced […]

GW loses A-10 opener

Momentum swung back and forth. The GW women’s lacrosse team fought hard but lost to ninth-ranked Richmond 16-14. Junior attacker Laura Hostetler found the net four times in the Colonials’ Atlantic 10 opener at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex Sunday. Midfielder Kristin Karcsh, attacker Annie Howley and defenseman Katelyn Honeyford chipped in two goals each. […]

Will Donovan: In defense of University Counseling Center

It occurs to me that several people I know might be reading this letter, and as we all know, it’s pretty hard to mask identity and protect privacy when it’s your own. In the words of Bon Jovi, “Well it’s all the same, only the names are changed .” But look, my name is Will […]

Colonials drop two in league series

ARLINGTON, Va. – Against Rhode Island in a weekend series, relief pitching was the trump card. The Colonials dropped Friday’s contest 7-0, lost Saturday 9-6 and won Sunday 4-2. On Sunday, GW baseball coach Steve Mrowka used relief pitchers in the first two innings before bringing in junior Derek Haese for three and two-thirds innings. […]

Calendar

Monday The Proliferation Crisis in Iran: A Failure of Global Governance? Join a panel of State Department officials and international affairs scholars to discuss the current situation in Iran. 6 to 8 p.m. 1957 E Street Rm. 602 Sponsored by the GW Center for the Study of Globalization Wednesday Reading from “My Body Politic” Simi […]

Runoff to feature Thorpe vs. Corr, Lasky vs. Chang

The Real GW slate, led by Student Association presidential candidate Morgan Corr and Angela Chang for executive vice president, almost pulled off an election sweep last week. But for the sweep to be complete, Corr and Chang will have to win this week’s runoff election scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. Juniors Lamar Thorpe and Josh […]

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 […]