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.

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 […]

Jamming through thick and thin

Widespread Panic, the preeminent Southern blues-driven rock and roll band in America, is coming to D.C. this weekend. Tickets sold out within hours of the concert’s announcement weeks ago, but they’re available on eBay for $100 a pop if you’re lucky. Founded in 1986 by four students out of the University of Georgia and joined […]

The Bar Belle: Third Edition

IMDB describes the plot of the 1985 film “St. Elmo’s Fire”: “A group of friends, just out of college, struggle with adulthood. Their main problem is that they’re all self-centered and obnoxious.” It’s no surprise, then, that the film was set in Georgetown. Some of the scenes, in fact, were filmed at Wisconsin Avenue bar […]

Shedding light on a dark issue

Love him or hate him, Pete Wentz really doesn’t give a damn. Better known than his platinum-selling band Fall Out Boy, Wentz’s face (and other body parts…) have been plastered all over the media since the band shot to the top of the Billboard Charts with “Sugar, We’re Going Down,” bringing their emo-pop sound to […]

Signs of success: Slugger named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week

As a New York Mets fan, junior Charlie Kruer has some reservations about idolizing Philadelphia Phillies slugger Ryan Howard. But in the past couple of weeks, Kruer, also a left-handed power-hitter, has put up numbers that come close to rivaling those of last year’s National League’s most valuable player. Last week, the GW centerfielder was […]

WEB EXTRA: AIDS event draws crowd

America’s global AIDS coordinator said while much progress has been made on slowing down the international epidemic, much more needs to be done. Ambassador Mark R. Dybul, appointed by President George Bush, spoke to about 100 students from GW, Georgetown and Howard universities in Marvin Center’s Continental Ballroom about Bush’s emergency plan for AIDS relief. […]