April 6, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 54

Stories from the April 6, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Thorpe: a humble tough guy

Lamar Anthony Thorpe was born in a women’s correction facility in Los Angeles. At the ripe age of 2 days old, Thorpe was adopted by people he came to know as his parents, two Mexican immigrants who did not speak English. From being born in a prison to learning English in elementary school, joining the […]

WEB EXTRA: Theatre Review: “The Rainmaker”

Some plays have stuck around because of their quality and continued relevance. And then there is Arena Stage’s The Rainmaker. The Rainmaker is dated in the worst way: it presents a central situation so old fashioned it seems absurd. Here’s the deal: The Currys live on a ranch somewhere in the western United States during […]

Crime Log

Harassment 4/3 – Ivory Tower – case closed A female reported that a male subject posted an inappropriate photograph of her on another male’s Web site. The two individuals were in a previous relationship; the female has asked that the photograph be removed. No further action taken Disorderly Conduct 4/3 – Aston Hall – case […]

WEB EXTRA: 200 left on housing wait list

A few hundred students are still without housing assignments for next year and may not get an answer until the end of the semester, University Campus Housing Director Seth Weinshel said. There are still about 200 students left on the guaranteed and non-guaranteed waitlists combined, Weinshel said in an interview. Students selected housing more than […]

WEB UPDATE: Thorpe wins SA presidency; Lasky wins EVP

Posted Thursday, April 6, 10:30 p.m. Updated Friday, April 7, 12:50 a.m. Juniors Lamar Thorpe and Josh Lasky will be next year’s Student Association president and executive vice president, the Joint Elections Committee announced Thursday night in the Marvin Center. Thorpe beat junior Morgan Corr for the SA’s top post by 186 votes, while Lasky […]

Pitching key in wins over Mason

One of the key aspects in winning softball games is also one of the hardest to come by: strong pitching. The GW softball team has found pitching to be one of its strengths this season, something that was proven Wednesday night when the team shut out George Mason 5-0 and 1-0 in a home doubleheader. […]

Corr: A look behind the glasses

It is 9:10 on a Tuesday night. A handful of GW students are hurrying into a conference room tucked away on the fourth floor of the Marvin Center. Already present in the room is a student waiting expectantly behind freckles and black-rimmed glasses. Cool and collected, junior Morgan Corr raises the gavel and calls the […]

Staff Editorial: The good and bad of President Trachtenberg

Looking back on University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg’s legacy after 18 years at the helm of The George Washington University will inevitably invoke nostalgia, fondness and anger – depending on whom you ask. He has been here too long to simply go down in history as a good or bad president. Trachtenberg’s time here is […]

Varsity Roundup

Baseball Freshman Justin Prinstein threw three scoreless innings in his first collegiate victory in a 10-2 trampling of Delaware State at Barcroft Park in Arlington, Va. The Colonials (8-20) got a three-run homerun in the first inning from sophomore Charlie Kruer in addition to a homerun in the in the bottom of the third from […]