April 2, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 51

Stories from the April 2, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

April Fool’s Issue: Gore chastises paper for waste

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. Coulda-been shoulda-been former presidential candidate Al Gore spoke at The Treekiller’s G Street office yesterday, chastising the staff for polluting the environment by printing 12,000 copies of a newspaper no one reads. “Your paper just sits in the racks and in […]

April Fool’s Issue: Program Board to bring the Wiggles to Spring Fling

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. Contrary to earlier reports that pianist Regina Spektor would be performing at this year’s Spring Fling, Program Board announced that it has booked famed children’s band The Wiggles to campus for the annual event, held April 14 this year. The Wiggles, […]

April Fool’s Issue: GW administrators install emergency saving plan, rob students

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. Due to a miscalculation in the University’s budget, administrators announced Friday that they will implement major cutbacks throughout the campus – getting rid of “all unnecessary luxuries.” Students in Mitchell Hall Sunday night said that their doorknobs had all been replaced […]

April Fool’s Issue: MC Rove signs to Def Jam

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. MC Rove, n?e Karl Rove, signed to Def Jam Records yesterday, announced label president Shawn Carter, better known as Jay-Z. The move ends weeks of speculation that the Deputy Chief of Staff to President Bush was looking for a career change […]

April Fool’s Issue: Britney Spears too sad to make fun of

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. With her divorce and subsequent mental breakdown, Britney Spears has officially become too sad of a case to make fun of. “It’s like kicking a three-legged blind dog, or making fun of a retarded dwarf,” said one TreeKiller editor. Long a […]

April Fool’s Issue: Lady Colonials dominate against men

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. Billy Jean King was proud when the GW women’s basketball team defeated the men’s squad 77- 45 Saturday afternoon in front of a sold-out Smith Center. King, who is known for her victory over Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the […]

April Fool’s Issue: Unofficial conduct

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. The GW Treekiller obtained these AIM records of University President Supposedly Jobless Trachtenbye, who is a former congressman, and a GW student. Since these conversations were initially released, Trachtenbye resigned from his position saying he has an addiction to Manischewitz wine […]