April 27, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 60

Stories from the April 27, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

SA Notes

Real GW almost sweeps Senate committee chairs Nearly a month after the Real GW slate came close to sweeping the Student Association Senate election, the organization fell one chair short of sweeping the committee chair appointments at the first meeting of 2006-2007 senate Monday night in the Marvin Center. Sophomore Chris Rotella (CCAS-U) of Real […]

WEB EXTRA: CUA newspaper accuses school of hiding issue

Prospective students visiting Catholic University this past weekend were greeted with a plethora of publications advertising the benefits of attending the Northeast school for their undergraduate studies, but one rack was conspicuously empty. The editor of the school’s newspaper said that on Friday the admissions office removed copies of the school’s student newspaper, which featured […]


The article “EMeRG wants an ambulance” (April 24, p. 3) reported that Georgetown University’s emergency response team has had two ambulances since 1983. The organization acquired its first ambulance in the late 80s after using a hearse since 1983 and got its second ambulance in 2005. Senior Shirli Tay’s sorority was misidentified in the story […]

UVA living wage advocates undeterred by arrests

Organizers of the Living Wage Campaign at the University of Virginia say that the arrests of 17 protestors this month did not hinder their campaign, but furthered awareness about the issue. The students were arrested on trespassing charges after participating in a four-day sit-in at the office building of university president John Casteen. The student-backed […]

The Bar Belle: HR-57

HR-57 1610 14th Street N.W. Is it just me or have the weekends been getting better around here? It could be the nicer weather, or the fact that we know how limited this time we have together is. Whatever the reason, the party invitations seem to have increased exponentially and the bars around campus are […]

‘Hill’ far from frightening

We’re on the cusp of the summer movie season, and the studios can taste it. Just look at the way they’re marketing some of the films coming out in the next few weeks. The trailer for “Silent Hill,” the newest release from director Christophe Gans (“Brotherhood of the Wolf”), makes the movie look like one […]

Sentimental for the District

When local D.C. band The Sentiment lost its bass player, the band members went to an unusual source to find a new one. “The almighty Craigslist – the great unifier,” said lead singer Michael Medlock. Through the site they were able to hook up with senior Katie Thomas, and the band’s so-called revolving door of […]

‘United’ we stand?

We’ve seen it before. Politicians, musicians and movie stars have all attempted to capitalize on the horrific events of Sept. 11, 2001 to sell policies, political beliefs and even CDs. Appealing to patriots on both the left and the right of the political spectrum, the highly anticipated film “United 93” (Universal Pictures) attempts to do […]


Thursday Innovations in Global Health and Development Dr. Rajiv J. Shah, director of strategic opportunities at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 10:30 a.m. to noon 1957 E St., 7th Floor, State Room Sponsored by the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine and the Elliott School of International Affairs Danceworks 2006 This biannual modern […]

Art on command

Oliver Herring is not a dictator. Nor is he the head of a congregation, the leader of a cult or even a person of any public influence, at all. He does not threaten or cajole. Yet, for some reason, when this artist tells perfect strangers what to do, they do it. Spit food coloring all […]