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.

Professor uses mice to study cancer

A GW professor and her husband are simulating the effects of sun exposure on children using newborn mice. Professor Frances Noonan, who has been conducting research on UV radiation for more than 25 years, and her husband, Edward DeFabo, exposed newborn mice to UV rays at GW Medical Center. “The big concern about melanoma is […]

The Bar Belle

I bet you’re asking yourself, “Say, Bar Belle, what’s it been like, turning out a column of questionable journalistic integrity week in and week out?” Well reader, in this column, I am required to tell you! Over the past year, I’ve been forced into frat parties, thrown from dive bars and pushed to the brink […]

Kaitlyn Jahrling: From the end to the beginning

I’ve realized that as my time at GW passed, each moment was more important than the last. I attribute this correlation to deeper relationships, increased responsibility and forceful introspection. So in the spirit of a purist news article – here is my “inverted pyramid” reflection, which ends up being more like that “backward” episode of […]

This month in live music

The agony and pain of finals is quickly approaching. For some of us, our time at GW is coming to a close and we’re applying for jobs. Others are planning their summer vacations and trying to land a great internship. While you may be a bit overwhelmed, some amazing live shows are coming to ease […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Battle of the A Cappella Groups Watch the groups battle it out for great prizes and the title of GW’s Best A Cappella Group! 7 to 11 p.m. Grand Ballroom Sponsored by Class Council Large Group Worship Come discover the love and power of God with a night of worship and prayer 7:30 to […]

Housing fair highlights off-campus options

Students won $1,000 for rent and two $500 gift certificates to IKEA, among other prizes, at the Off-Campus Student Services Fair Thursday at Marvin Center. An announced crowd of 450 students flocked to the fair for giveaways and information on housing options and needed services such as banking, recycling and furniture. “We’re trying to promote […]

TONIC opening next month

After months of construction and delays, TONIC Restaurant will open the first or second week in May, the restaurant’s co-owner said. The full-service eatery was originally scheduled to open in January but delays in both renovating the restaurant’s location and securing a liquor license pushed opening day back about five months. The restaurant is still […]

SA plans vote for fee referendum

The Student Association is taking steps to ensure that students will vote on a fee increase before the final day of undergraduate classes, officials said. If students approve the initiative, the fee students pay to the SA would increase to $30 for undergraduate students and $20 for graduate students per semester. The SA voted to […]

Email alerts increase after Virginia Tech shootings

Subscribers to a University text message alert system grew 10 percent last week in the wake of the Virginia Tech shooting, a University official said. The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management and the University Police Department sent a campus-wide e-mail Tuesday night informing students and faculty to sign up for Alert DC, the […]

Varsity Roundups

Baseball The Colonials dropped a 5-3 decision to the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore Tuesday afternoon at Barcroft Park in Arlington, Va. The Hawks scored three runs in the ninth inning to capture the victory. Senior Mickey Shupin went 3-for-4 and scored two runs while classmate Michael Parker had two RBIs. GW (16-24-1) next hosts No. […]