April 5, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 52

Stories from the April 5, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

TONIC liquor license delayed

D.C.’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board denied the liquor license application for the soon-to-open campus restaurant TONIC last week after months of deliberation. The co-owner of TONIC, Jeremy Pollok, a GW alumnus who owns the same restaurant in the Mount Pleasant area, said TONIC will open without the license in late April. “It’s been a process, […]

Columbian College delays 4×4 vote

The Columbian College voted Friday to indefinitely postpone a vote on the four-by-four plan and review their curriculum with the incoming administration of University President-elect Steven Knapp. Administrators and faculty expressed skepticism about the future of the four-by-four plan, seeing the vote as a rejection of the system, but one that leaves space for Knapp […]

Senate rejects fee increase

Students will not be paying up to $15 more to the Student Association after the Senate voted down the proposed student fee increase Tuesday night in Marvin Center. The failed bill, which was three votes short of passing, would require incoming undergraduate students to pay $2 per credit hour, doubling the amount students now pay […]

iHousing still annoys some students

More than a week after housing assignments were announced, some students are still dissatisfied with the results of a new preference-based housing selection system. Complaints from students have ranged from not being placed in their requested room assignments to a lack of transparency in the new system. In the past week, the wait list has […]

Sorority honors black student leaders

The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority hosted the 11th annual Black Male Appreciation Dinner earlier this week at Marvin Center with about 90 students and administrators. The dinner, which is part of the community-service based AKA Month, honored Student Association President Lamar Thorpe, GW NAACP president James Walker and alumnus Antwayne Ford. “The chapter chose these […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Asian Women: The History, the Present and the Future Join this discussion as part of Pan-Asian Heritage Month. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Duqu?s Hall Sponsored by Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc, GLOW and MSSC Friday Film Event: In America Catch this film following the lives of an Irish family trying to make it in […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 4/2/07 – Mitchell Hall – 12:45 a.m. – case closed A student reported that he was outside Mitchell Hall when an unknown individual threw an object out a nearby window. He said he looked up and saw a male poking his head out of the window. The student went to the room to […]

SPJ names The Hatchet best non-daily newspaper in region

For the fourth year in a row, the Society of Professional Journalists named The Hatchet the best all-around non-daily newspaper in the mid-Atlantic region. At the organization’s annual award conference Saturday in Richmond, Va., Hatchet staffers also won 17 additional Mark of Excellence awards, including 10 first places. The Hatchet is part of SPJ’s Region […]

GW denied records in Bhangra murder investigation

Attorneys discussed the University’s request to review police records Friday during the second hearing of a wrongful death suit filed against GW and a student organization. The father of a man who was fatally stabbed five times outside a Bhangra Blowout after-party two years ago filed the suit against the University and the South Asian […]