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.

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 […]

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 […]