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.

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 […]

The Quarterlife Crisis

While dad is struggling to ride his new Harley-Davidson and cope with the fact that he is “over the hill” and only getting older, he may not realize that his twenty-something child is battling their own crisis. While many are familiar with the midlife crisis, few are aware of the quarterlife crisis experienced during the […]

GW community celebrates Trachtenberg with House Party

GW rolled out the red carpet this month to honor its outgoing president. University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg party-hopped on a trolley from Thurston Hall, to New Hall, to Ivory Tower and finally to the Mount Vernon Campus Quad with an entourage of administrators, students and special guests on the evening of May 1. An […]

Marilyn Petzy: Political Communication

How does a girl from a small town in New Hampshire with a population of 2,000 mostly white Christians end up in San Antonio, a city with more than a million people, 12 percent black and 14 percent Hispanic? As someone who loves children and cannot wait to be pushed out of her comfort zone, […]