March 29, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 50

Stories from the March 29, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Trachtenberg scholarships handed out to nine D.C. high schoolers

GW awarded nine D.C. public high school seniors full scholarships to attend the University beginning next year. The Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarship program has provided full scholarships, including funds for room and board and book expenses, for 93 D.C. public school seniors during the last 18 years. Three of the nine recipients receiving the offer […]

Thurston shut down for summer

Thurston Hall will be closed for extensive renovations this summer and will reopen about a week before fall move-in. The 1,116-bed freshman residence hall will receive new windows, updated lighting fixtures and elevators, and fire sprinklers in each of the rooms, said Seth Weinshel, assignments director of GW Housing Programs. He explained that one building […]

Alums of comedy group at GW hit the real world

Before he stepped on stage to audition for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” Herschel Bleefeld thought about some of the same things that used to go through his mind when he was a member of GW’s comedy group Recess. “You either have it or you don’t, and if you don’t, you don’t deserve to be out […]


Editor’s Note: Due to a contributing reporter’s error, junior Daniel November was quoted in the story “Gay at GW: a culture of acceptance?” (March 26, p.1) without his permission. He had given permission to be quoted in the contributing reporter’s class assignment, but did not give the reporter permission for it to be printed in […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 3/24/07 – 1900 Block of F Street – 4:09 a.m. -case closed A University Police Department officer observed a heated argument between two males – one GW student and one unaffiliated with the University. The officer approached the individuals and they stopped arguing and went separate ways. -Referred to Student Judicial Services Drug […]

Singing their way to the top

A tiny, unbearably warm room in the basement of Ivory Tower wouldn’t normally bode well for holding a young woman’s attention. But fill that room with 12 young men who sing, rumors of pants-less rehearsals and a bit too much testosterone, and suddenly things get interesting. Who could these charming fellas be? None other than […]

CNN returns to Jack Morton to tape Lou Dobbs special report

CNN’s Lou Dobbs hosted a live discussion Wednesday night in Jack Morton Auditorium focusing on the crisis of drug and alcohol abuse within America’s youth. About 200 students, faculty members and invited guests attended the nationally broadcast program entitled “The War Within.” Dobbs, who called illegal drugs in America “weapons of mass destruction,” spoke with […]

The Bar Belle: Nooshi Happy

Nooshi Happy Hour 1120 19th St. N.W. Tropical drinks with the after-work crowd on L Street isn’t exactly the craziest evening I can imagine. Cut the price of those tropical drinks in half, though, and we might be getting somewhere. Nooshi calls this phenomenon “Crazy Hour,” a happy-four-hours it advertises with this inexplicable catchphrase: “Eat […]

Sheryl Crow, Regina Spektor to visit GW in April

GW will welcome two musical performing acts to campus this spring within almost one week of each other. Grammy award-winning artist Sheryl Crow will perform in Smith Center April 22 as part of the Stop Global Warming College Tour. GW will be Crow’s last stop and free tickets will be available to students, faculty and […]