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.

Crime Log

Liquor Law Violation 4/23 – Mitchell Hall – 1:53 a.m. – case closed University Police officers received a call about an intoxicated female. The subject was vomiting and unable to stand. The individual was transported to the GW Hospital emergency room for further medical treatment. Referred to Student Judicial Services Drug Law Violation 4/22 – […]

Former Israeli general talks to SAFI

Former Israeli Defense Forces General Moshe Ya’alon spoke of the challenges facing Israel’s security in a speech before a packed crowd in the Jack Morton Auditorium on Wednesday. Ya’alon, the former chief of staff of the IDF, was invited to campus by GW’s chapter of the Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces. Zach Cutler, a […]

‘Kinky’ kicks

“Kinky Boots” (Miramax Films), in the true spirit of British comedy, recounts the experience of Charlie Price (Joel Edgerton), owner of the Price & Sons Shoe Factory, with awkwardly appropriate similarity to the patent leather and bold colors of his newly developed product. Suffering financial trouble, Charlie fires several employees in order to keep the […]

Former chief of mission to Iraq criticizes Israel lobby

The controversy over two professors’ paper criticizing the power of the pro-Israel lobby came to campus when former U.S. chief of mission to Iraq Edward Peck spoke to about 20 students Monday about the perceived power of the Israel lobbying force. The talk was the opening event of Students For Justice in Palestine’s 2006 Palestine […]

Pinnock, Elliott enter draft

Junior Carl Elliott will follow classmate Danilo (J.R.) Pinnock into the NBA draft as an early-entry candidate, the University announced in a news release Monday. The deadline for non-seniors to declare is April 29. The move makes the two players eligible for the NBA’s pre-draft camp June 6-12 in Orlando, Fla. Early-entry candidates are also […]

FBA files suit against six city agencies

The Foggy Bottom Association filed a lawsuit Monday against six city agencies in an effort to stop them from allowing GW to pursue development on two sites on campus. GW’s newly proposed Campus Plan, which is being considered by the city, outlines development through 2025. It includes a dormitory project on land acquired through the […]

Staff Editorial: Academic cuts fuel perceptions

University administrators announced last week that they may cut approximately $3 million in the academic affairs budget to help make up for an $8.2 million shortfall in next fiscal year’s general budget. While these cuts may in fact represent a sound financial policy for the University, they simultaneously would affect perception of University priorities. For […]

Music Department may see major cuts

The Music Department may experience drastic changes to its course offerings and faculty roster if officials finalize a proposal to cut academic affairs funding to help balance next year’s budget. Outgoing Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Dean William Frawley’s proposal includes cuts to the number of CCAS part-time faculty and the number of part-time […]

Gabriel Okolski: Cutting music hurts GW

The “we-pay-$45,000-a-year-to-go-here-and-we-don’t-get-(insert personal wish here)” argument is inevitable at a school with such a high tuition. As a salty upperclassman, I have heard this line of reasoning many times, but have never used it myself. Now, however, it’s my turn to use this tired phrase about something that is really pissing me off. This isn’t […]