April 20, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 58

Stories from the April 20, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 4/16 – Academic Building (Mount Vernon Campus) – 10:13 a.m. – case closed The University Police Department was notified about a disorderly employee. The complainant contacted Foggy Bottom dispatchers, and UPD responded to the Foggy Bottom Academic Building, not the Mount Vernon one. When UPD arrived to the scene at Mount Vernon, the […]

Seniors look to future and now

As seniors wind down their tenure at GW, many are overwhelmed by the prospect of entering the working world or continuing education in the year to come. There is a feverish crunch to polish off resumes, complete applications, make connections and find jobs. The closing weeks of what may be the greatest four years of […]

Phil Kaminski: The fantasy corner

Spring is in the air and that means one of our favorite American pastimes, fantasy baseball, has begun. It’s time to bust out your cheat sheets and positional rankings. Spring break should not have been spent on the beach. To rise to the top of your fantasy league, numbers should have been crunched in anticipation […]

31st-ranked men play ultimate sport

Those who wonder what is so “ultimate” about the game formerly known as ultimate frisbee (now simply called ultimate) quickly understand when they watch a player hurl a disk impossibly far down a field, then see his teammate, in full sprint, leap to snatch it out of the air. This is not your father’s game […]

Community group may sue to block campus development plans

The Foggy Bottom Association will likely file a lawsuit Friday to stop GW’s 20-year proposed development plan from moving forward in the city approval process. Representatives from the group were backed by the Federation of Citizens Associations of the District of Columbia and the Committee of 100 on the Federal City at a news conference. […]

Students pay their own way through GW

Sophomore Melissa Hooper said she chose to attend GW because of its location, its reputation and the Elliott School of International Affairs. With six children, however, Hooper’s parents told her they could not bear the cost of a GW education. Instead of attending the University of Texas – where she said she could have gone […]

Officials to discuss possible EMeRG ambulance

Administrators, the University Police Department and the Office of Risk Management will discuss the possibility of acquiring an ambulance for EMeRG at their regular meeting later this month. But the process of acquiring an ambulance is not easy. EMeRG leaders said that for six years GW’s student-run emergency response unit has been in pursuit of […]

Peeping tom disturbs Mitchell

A female student reported to University Police that she was a victim in a “peeping tom” incident in the Mitchell Hall female community showers last week, and officers are warning students to be on the lookout for the suspect. The student told UPD that while she was taking a shower last Wednesday at around 8:15 […]

Swarthmore students shedding new light on events in Iraq

By exploring Iraq through the eyes of government officials and politicians, U.S. soldiers, insurgents and civilians, student journalists at Swarthmore College are telling the war-torn country’s story – all without leaving their campus. The idea for War News Radio began as an e-mail conversation in December 2004. By the following month, 14 students had filmed […]

WEB EXTRA: Play review – The Gigli Concert

If you had the option to choose whether to continue forth with normal life or to sacrifice everything for “one short sweet hour” to fulfill your most precious dream, what decision would you make? This is by no means a simple question, but I can assure you that I would spend that hour as far […]