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.

WEB EXTRA: Battle of the bands take over GW

Two student organizations, the WRGW radio station and Epsilon Sigma Alpha, hosted two unrelated “battle of the bands” concerts last weekend, both marked by lively audiences and musically striking performances. WRGW’s Rock the Bottom concert featured a variety of hard-hitting and highly original sets with an audience turnout of over 200. The event spanned three […]

Gabriel Okolski: The case for consistency

I’m damn proud of my GWorld card. Throughout nearly four years of scratches, swipes and abuse, the card has barely faded and still lets me pay way too much for food around campus. Even the picture is unchanged – it still shows a bright-eyed, idyllic freshman whose spirits had yet to be broken. Unfortunately, the […]

Actor Arquette visits GW, promotes movie

As students watched the movie trailer for “The Tripper” in the basement of Gelman Library on Monday afternoon, the narrator of the preview declared that the film was “from the warped mind of David Arquette.” The black-clad actor, sporting fashionably spiked hair and Nike Dunks, stopped by GW on Monday to promote this new movie. […]

WEB EXTRA: Mind and Body Week offers free yoga classes

Lie down with your palms raised and toes turned out, take a deep breath, and repeat to yourself, “I love my body.” This was the essence of this year’s Mind and Body Week, hosted by the Lerner Health and Wellness Center which offered free yoga and pilates classes to students. The class schedule included past […]

Brendan Polmer: Music without restrictions

Ah, sweet music. It’s the world’s universal language, capable of uniting us all and evoking every known emotion in the human soul. It allows one to form a personal bond with its essence, framing a moment in time to a specific, personalized soundtrack. My own personal soundtrack consists of nearly 10,000 songs and is still […]

GW programs ranked in top tier of nation by magazines

Recent rankings of university programs place some GW areas of study among the best in the nation. GW’s Law School and Graduate School of Public Health and Health Services both ranked in the top 25 for their fields by U.S. News and World Report. Other publications also ranked University programs among the nation’s best. “Rankings […]

Attorney General Gonzales set to testify over firings

United States Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will testify April 17 before the Senate Judiciary Committee to explain his role in the controversial firings of eight U.S. attorneys. Senate Democrats have made other requests of Gonzales and his office that they want to be fulfilled prior to his appearance. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., who chairs the […]

Letters to the Editor

Hold your event at “The Vern” In response to Andrew Siddons’ editorial, “Hands off Alumni House,” (Mar. 29, p. 4), the Mount Vernon staff would like to remind the entire GW community, and especially student organizations, that they should consider hosting their events at the Mount Vernon campus. “The Vern” affords a wide variety of […]

WEB UPDATE: Student services to occupy Marvin Center basement

Posted Friday, April 6, 7:22 p.m. A student service center will fill the empty space in the Marvin Center’s ground floor that the District Market grocery store inhabited until last summer. Administrators met with student leaders Thursday and discussed how various departments located in Foggy Bottom will be moved to the 5,000-square-foot location in the […]