May 14, 2007

Volume 104, Issue 1

Stories from the May 14, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sam Salkin: Should I be worried?

As I began the final stretch of my junior year, I became fascinated with the idea of “worrying about worrying.” It’s a simple idea, really. A year from now, I’ll be a graduating senior, full of excitement and purpose as I enter the deemed real world. Or so I hope. Truth be told, I have […]

Rose Hickman: Latin American Studies

Rose Hickman studied African cultural identity, not in Africa, but in Ecuador and Mexico. She studied an Afro-Ecuadorian community in fall 2005, and then in the spring of 2006, she studied an Afro-Mexican community on the coast of Oaxaca. “I’m really interested in people living outside of their context,” she said. It seems that’s all […]

WEB UPDATE: DJ’s Fastbreak terminates its lease

Posted Thursday, May 17, 6:00 p.m. DJ’s Fastbreak, a G Street breakfast mainstay, terminated its lease in late April and will vacate the location this summer, Director of Real Estate Planning and Development Alicia O’Neil told The Hatchet Wednesday. O’Neil said Sun Kim, the restaurant’s owner, did not give the University reason for ending its […]

Letters to the Editor

Kudos to Senior Prom Thank you to the entire GW community for your support of Senior Prom 2007, “A Night in Paradise,” hosted by the Neighbors Project within the Office of Community Service. As a result of the many hours of hard work contributed by GW students and the generous financial contributions made by over […]

Justin Neidig: Accounting

Without Justin Neidig, the student body would have to work a little harder to get things done. Neidig, 22, has served on the senate rules and finance committees of the Student Association. He has been the chairman of the Joint Elections Committee, an independent body that administers student elections. He has also served as the […]

WEB EXTRA: A day at Tribeca

Posted Thursday, May 17, 6:07 p.m. NEW YORK Though there is free popcorn on the corner of West and Chambers, at $18 dollars a movie and $2 for the subway, TRIBECA Film Festival can put a dent in your wallet. But for a city like New York – it’s a darn good deal. Unlike other […]

Former Gelman employee sues University

A former senior employee of Gelman Library is suing the University and its head librarian, alleging they discriminated against him for having mental disorders. Mark Langer, 56, served as head of acquisitions at Gelman Library from 2003 to 2006. He was fired in November, one month after taking his second mental health-related leave of absence […]

Capp, Kroeger outline goals for Student Association

A grocery store on GWorld, weekly town halls and linking Student Association senators directly to student organizations is just a sampling of what SA leaders said they want to accomplish next year. SA President Nicole Capp and Executive Vice President Brand Kroeger have laid out their goals for “a shared vision for student advocacy.” The […]

Kimberly Painter: American Studies

Arlington County, Courthouse Metro, affordable housing. All of these things seem so distant from Foggy Bottom and the collegiate experience, but for Kimberly Painter, these two different worlds blended together into an intricate balance. Painter, 23, has been working part-time at Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, a nonprofit that works closely with the Arlington County […]

WEB UPDATE: Kooks rock 9:30

Posted Thursday, May 17, 6:08 p.m. The Kooks rocked 9:30 Club last Saturday night, bringing their unique sound and style to D.C. fifteen months after the release of their debut album. After the monumental success of “Inside In/Inside Out”, The Kooks have been on the road for over a year, selling out almost everywhere in […]