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.

University axed Midnight Breakfast from spring semster events

The biannual Midnight Breakfast, which typically includes free pancakes, French toast and bacon among other breakfast entrees, was canceled for the spring semester. Tim Miller, director of the Student Activities Center, said that the decision to cancel this spring’s program was made last May. Recent events that included free food, such as Residence Hall Association’s […]

Shopping in the job market

The first post-graduate job for senior Brian Fernandez came after several grueling interviews, but he said it would not have been possible without one factor – connections. “Applying to college is a fair process,” said Fernandez, who will soon start a job at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, a global public relations agency. “But here, if […]

Three will receive GW Award at Commencement

GW will honor two graduate students and the director of Parent Services with the GW Award at this year’s University Commencement ceremony. Andrew Brown and Omar Woodard, both graduate students, and Rodney Johnson will receive the award, which has recognized GW administrators, faculty, staff members and students since its inception in 1976. Students and staff […]

Delta Tau Delta fraternity to return in fall 2008

The Gamma Eta chapter of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity will return to campus in the fall of 2008 after an absence of more than three years, a spokesperson for the fraternity said. When the chapter returns, an expansion team of three to four chapter leadership consultants from the fraternity’s national office will begin the […]

Delicious dishes: Where to eat in D.C.

Commencement weekend involves a whirlwind of activities that inevitably include at least one big family dinner and a few other lighter meals out on the town. Unfortunately, the most famous and expensive restaurants have all been booked up for Friday and Saturday night since December, but that won’t preclude a reservation-less family from enjoying a […]

Geography Bowl, Mock Trial teams place in national competitions

GW’s Geography Bowl and Mock Trial teams both found success at their respective competitions last month. The Geography Bowl team finished in second place at the World Geography Bowl in San Francisco April 18, having previously won the Mid-Atlantic regional qualifier earlier this year. GW’s undergraduate Mock Trial team finished third in its division at […]

Michael Fauver: English and Creative Writing

Michael Fauver has always been a storyteller. Instead of his parents reading him bedtime stories, he made up his own. In the fourth grade, he attended writing conferences with his teacher and knew that one day he would be a novelist. After graduation, Fauver, 23, will be spending a month at Yaddo, a prestigious artists’ […]

Music Preview: Commencement

So you’ve gone to school for four years now in a city known the world over for its jazz scene. For all you seniors, this might be your last chance. Besides, now that your parents are in town, you can show them how cultured you’ve become over this very expensive stay in Foggy Bottom. Mike […]

Snapshot: Movin’ out

Photo Credit: Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor GW parent Greg Cherneff and freshman Mirielle Eaton load a suitcase onto the top of a car outside of Thurston Hall, Saturday.