April 26, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 58

Stories from the April 26, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW to host 2008 Democratic candidate forum in June

The University is in the planning stages of hosting an on-campus forum in early June for Democratic presidential candidates, administrators said Wednesday afternoon. U.S. Senators Hillary Clinton of New York, John Edwards of North Carolina and Barack Obama of Illinois are on the list of invited candidates, said University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg. He added […]

Sam Salkin: What’s on the menu this summer?

The sun has finally come out for good and Kogan Plaza is packed at all hours of the day. Finals are coming up and the lines stretching out of Gelman Starbucks are worse than those at Dulles Airport on Christmas Eve. The academic year is winding down here in Foggy Bottom, and aside from a […]

Snapshot: Sing-along

Grad student Badri Shynm and junior Dinesh Lohani play guitar and sing in Kogan Plaza Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Ryder Haske/Hatchet staff photographer

Letters to the Editor

Don’t punish those who seek help University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg has wrongly equated the Jordan Nott case with the shooting incident at Virginia Tech (“Shootings spark Nott debate,” Apr. 23, p. 1). He should know better. Like the friends and peers of the victims of the Virginia Tech tragedy, Jordan experienced a difficult time […]

Georgetown Metro bus routes change

A District-run public bus replaced the popular Georgetown shuttle that previously stopped next to the Foggy Bottom Metro station. The Circulator, a bus line run by the District Department of Transportation, will now pick up passengers at 22nd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue and take them to Georgetown. The Metro Connection, a blue and yellow minibus, […]

Libertarians join ranks of GW’s political groups

While students can attribute much of the political activity on campus to the College Republicans or College Democrats, these organizations are not the only political players on campus. Within the confines of Foggy Bottom are the smaller, but equally resolute GW College Libertarians and College Socialists. The GW College Libertarians are new to campus, having […]

Budget cuts to be $4 million less than last year

Officials said programming and academic cuts are expected to be less drastic next year due in part to increased fundraising. Last year, an $8 million gap forced the University to reallocate money and cut academic and service programs. This year, only $4 million will need to be made up, Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou […]

Quick Picks: Our take on recent releases

Todd Snider “Peace, Love And Anarchy (Rarities, B-Sides And Demos Vol. 1)” Oh Boy Records Todd Snider writes songs. That’s it. He does it damn well, though. Nothing extravagant here – they’re funny and sweet and a little heartbreaking sometimes, but mostly they’re just pretty little packages, sparse and unadorned. Tracks such as “East Nashville […]

Political leaders call for Gonzales resignation

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales testified during a Senate hearing last week and the outcry among political leaders for his resignation has intensified. During his April 19 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he faced notable scrutiny from both parties but steadfastly claimed that he had both nothing to hide and that he could not recall […]

Kweller will turn on the Mount Vernon Campus Quad

Whether you stumble upon the Mount Vernon Quad on your way to get a late lunch at Ames or brave the shuttle to see one of your favorite bands, make sure to spend your Saturday on the Quad for Fountain Day. Typically held to celebrate the turning on of the main fountain on the Mount […]