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.

WEB EXTRA: John Butler Trio

John Butler is the type of artist who seems to contradict himself. How can he be such a laid-back guy, and yet be so motivated in his professional aspirations? It seems as though the 31-year-old Australian has found the perfect combination between “chill” and “go-getter.” At his April 6 show at the 9:30 Club, Butler’s […]

WEB EXTRA: Metro may expand to BWI, Dulles

Future GW students may not have to worry about how they are going to get to all three local airports if Metro finishes recently proposed expansions to both Dulles and Baltimore-Washington International. Late last month Maryland initiated a $1 million study to analyze a possible 20-mile expansion of the Metro’s green line with a stop […]

Argentina native wins teaching prize in last year at GW

Professor In?s Azar may stand a head shorter than most people, but her less- than-average height does not put a limit on the number of students and colleagues who look up to her. Azar, a professor of Spanish and human sciences, is this year’s recipient of the Trachtenberg Prize for Teaching, an award given to […]

Kreuzer loses appeal in Ivory Tower case

Foggy Bottom resident Donald Kreuzer’s lawsuit against GW was defeated for a second time last week. But his lawyer said the longtime resident still isn’t ready to give up his case. Kreuzer, a dentist who works in the Watergate complex, has been bringing suits against the University since May 2003, alleging that the construction of […]

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 […]