April 17, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 57

Stories from the April 17, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW to shift financial burden of aid, donors

GW is attempting to offset increased University operational costs by devoting less University budget money to financial aid and instead shifting some of the costs of financial aid to donors. By raising money through the University’s advancement office, GW can grant more financial aid from the University’s endowment and less financial aid from tuition dollars, […]

Letters to the Editor

Don’t excuse McKinney Paul Kendrick’s piece “Crashing at the Capitol” (April 13, p. 4) is probably the most ridiculous thing the Hatchet has published this year. His bizarre attempt to justify Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney’s criminal assault on a police officer stinks of the same self-loathing evidence used by white liberals in any situation when race […]

Faculty Senate report critical of 4×4 plan

The lower number of classes and reduced time spent in each class in a possible four-by-four class structure would be profitable for the University, but would not improve academics, according to a report issued by Faculty Senate representatives to the four-by-four task force. The report, discussed at Friday’s Faculty Senate meeting, comes as the four-by-force […]

University unlikely to divest from Israel, Darfur

The University is unlikely to heed the call of two groups of campus activists calling for GW to divest from companies that do business with Sudan and Israel. The push for the University to divest from companies with ties to Israel, led by campus activists for Palestinian rights, is the second major divestment campaign on […]

Ask the Hatchet Geek: Cool computers

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. Heat affects just about all performance aspects of a computer. Without proper care, a processor can reach damaging temperatures of […]

Adam Conner: Con libertad y justicia para todos

Last Monday, I left work early to attend the massive immigration rally on the National Mall. When I want to make my voice heard, I usually prefer other avenues over large demonstrations, but three reasons compelled me to skip class and join 180,000 others in a peaceful rally for the rights of immigrants: I’m an […]

Stephan Miller: The irrational Iranian equation

The sheer number of panel discussions, guest lectures and expert news appearances on Iran’s nuclear program in the past month is indicative of the magnitude of the threat this nation poses to the world. Nearly every speaker presents the threat in a similar manner, underlining the irrational leaders of this Muslim nation. These pundits are […]

Golf gets fourth in Navy Invitational

For the GW golf team, there never seems to be a letdown. In the Navy Invitational, the freshmen were the key in a fourth-place finish. Freshman Lewis Sturdy carded a one-under-par 70 Saturday. His performance tied him for third in a field of 84 golfers at the Naval Academy Golf Course in Annapolis, Md. Sturdy’s […]