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.

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 […]

WEB EXTRA: MY Chemical Romance: The Black Parade

Sitting in his manager’s basement in Los Angeles, My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero took calls from college journalists across the country while the rest of his band was in Japan. Just a few days earlier, he had one of his wisdom teeth pulled and with it, came out his sinus wall. After a long […]

Group raises money through tie-dye event

The Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority raised more than $500 Saturday in a tie-dye event for the Chaim Sheba Medical Center in Israel and the Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation. “We got really great feedback from the participants,” said Alpha Epsilon Phi President Becky Katz, a junior. “We hope to do this again next year.” About […]

Hello Society: music that feels good

A rotating roster, improvisation and structured jams. Sounds like jazz? It is . sort of. You may have seen Hello Society at any number of events around Foggy Bottom since the band’s inception in the spring of 2005 playing as the house band at a performance by Think Tank, a spoken-word group on campus at […]

Corrections and clarifications

Corrections In the article “Shootings spark Nott debate” (April 23, p. 1) The Hatchet erroneously reported that the Jordan Nott lawsuit was settled in November 2006. It was settled in October of that year. In the article “Clubs win SAC Awards” (April 23, p. 8) The Hatchet erroneously reported the name of Balance: The GW […]

Hot Chip, over and over and live

“I suppose Americans are a bit more handsome and respectful,” said Owen Clarke, the guitarist and synth player of Hot Chip, comparing American audiences to his native British crowds. “Not nearly as pissed,” added Felix Martin, the band’s mustached drum machine programmer. “Drunk, that is.” “A bit less doughy too, perhaps,” Clarke continued, chuckling. If […]

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 […]