May 4, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 62

Stories from the May 4, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Departing Staffer: Kyle Stoneman: Finding a home

The week before I left home freshman year for Foggy Bottom, I was convinced that I only needed two things: a P.O. box and a job. They were legacies of my childhood. I needed a permanent address and I needed to stay busy. While I had deeper worries about coming to college, somehow, I thought, […]

SA Notes

Senate-elect passes fice nominees The Student Association Senate-elect met for its final official meeting of the year Wednesday night in the Marvin Center to confirm five nominees for SA President-elect Lamar Thorpe’s cabinet. Junior Stephanie Adelman, freshman Andrew Cooper, freshman Richard Fowler, junior Charlie Leizear and sophomore Derek Platt were confirmed to be the vice […]

Crime Log

Robbery/Firearm 4/30 – 17th and Church streets – case closed A student called the University Police Department to report that he had been robbed. He stated that two subjects approached him with a gun and demanded his wallet and cell phone. The two subjects fled the scene. The individual cancelled his credit cards and also […]

Juliet Moser: Get away from the old days

Ah, 2006. After years of postmodern deconstruction and public rancor over reproductive choices, race and gender – to name but a few contentious issues – women have made enormous strides in the past few decades. The current generation of college-aged women fall squarely in what is considered third wave feminism: we take for granted our […]

Always in the fast lane: Journalism prof. under FBI scrutiny

When journalism professor Mark Feldstein left his work as an investigative reporter to teach at GW in 2002, he thought the days of dealing with federal investigators were behind him. “I thought that when I switched to academia, that this was the slow lane,” said Feldstein, the director of GW’s journalism program. “I thought I […]

GW houses 40 students displaced from Empire Apartments fire

An electrical malfunction in the Empire Apartments on 20th and F streets created massive amounts of smoke in the building, forcing residents to evacuate and several fire trucks to respond Wednesday morning. GW is housing about 40 displaced students from the Empire Apartments on campus, and the Red Cross will find housing for the other […]

D.C.’s lost treasures: A look into police lost and founds

It can be a forgetful person’s most useful refuge. It is for the GWorld losers, textbook leavers and backpack forgetters that roam GW’s campus. When items are lost, the lost and found is there to help. University Police’s lost and found serves the students, staff and faculty of GW by handling between 1,200 and 1,500 […]

WTWP to carry men’s basketball

In an attempt to further propel the GW men’s basketball program, the University announced a multi-year agreement with Washington Post radio Monday to broadcast at least 25 games on the new Colonials Radio Network. In the past, games were broadcast on WMET, which broadcasts at 10,000 watts during the night, considerably weaker than The Post’s […]

Will Fields: You can fix Social Security

For many of us who have already graduated and for those who are thinking about their future still, the decisions we make at a young age will impact us all the way through retirement. The jobs we work at and the amount of money we invest in the financial market both hold considerable weight. The […]

Jake Sherman: Ties to a team

A New Yorker strides into Yankee or Shea Stadium looking for baseball. The Washingtonian walks into a baseball game in a suit, tie and winged-tip shoes, looking for a lobbyist. He or she usually carries a briefcase and rarely shuts up. This type loves to see, be seen and entertain. So last September, when Major […]