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.

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 […]

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 […]