February 28, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 45

Stories from the February 28, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Women’s Basketball Notebook

RICHMOND, Feb. 27 – On a basketball team made of seasoned veterans such as seniors Kim Beck and Sarah-Jo Lawrence, it can be hard to make your mark or even get enough floor time to make any impact. But for Erica Rivera, a freshman and heir apparent to the point guard position, the rookie woes […]

Not your average jamband

Bands have long tried to replicate their live sound on their albums. Whether it be the energy of the crowd or the spectacle of the show, many a band have strived to cut and paste a show onto CD. For moe., upstate New York’s jam-band kings, this formula yielded strong results for 2003’s “Wormwood” and […]

Beatty’s return to squad uncertain

Freshman Miles Beatty missed his fourth straight game after being suspended for breaking an unspecified team rule earlier this month. Coach Karl Hobbs said Beatty has not been practicing and it is indefinite when he will return to the team. Beatty also said that he has not been told if or when he will be […]

Local Spotlight: These United States

Good music often reads like poetry. It is a conglomeration of beautifully flowing lyrics subtly offset by musical artistry. All of the elements blend together seamlessly without one overpowering another and it is riddled with hints of allegorical mystery and creative ingenuity. It is a lyrical journey through the mind of the poet and, when […]

Women’s Lacrosse: Blue Jay Battle

Ben Solomon/senior staff photographer John Hopkins’ Brooke Foussadier battles GW sophomore Laura Dominiak during the No. 9 Blue Jays’ 10-2 victory Tuesday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex. The Colonials are 1-1.

Backstage Blog Preview: Berlin Film Festival, day-by-day

Editor’s Note: GW junior Jennifer Tchinnosian traveled to Berlin, Germany for the Berlinale, Berlin’s annual film festival. Jennifer contacted The Hatchet before embarking on her travels, asking if she could provide a day-by-day account of the festival and her time in Berlin. What follows is a preview of Tchinnosian’s writings, which can be read in […]

U.S. Mint rejects D.C. quarter

The U.S. Mint rejected designs for a commemorative D.C. quarter Wednesday afternoon because they included the phrase “Taxation Without Representation.” The Mint nixed the proposed quarter design because it violates a law regarding the selection of state coins, according to a statement released by the Mint. “Taxation Without Representation,” the phrase D.C. hoped to print […]

$5 – $10 – $20: An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student

If you have $5 Catch a free rock show at Mitchell Theater (514 19th St N.W. – entrance inside 7-11) this Friday night, sponsored by Program Board and WRGW radio. Headlining the show is Brooklyn, N.Y. -based band Via Audio. Jim Eno of Spoon produced their latest album, “Say Something,” and the band has since […]

Senior tapped for Clinton conference

Ryan Evans, a senior in the Elliott School of Internation Affairs, will represent GW at the first annual Clinton Global Initiative at Tulane University in New Orleans next month. Former President Bill Clinton created the international conference in collaboration with mtvU to connect undergraduate students across the country with leaders of government, business, education and […]

Elections kick off in the cold

H Street buzzed with activity Wednesday morning as candidates and their supporters handed out material in hopes of winning the support of students in the Student Association elections. Candidates positioned themselves in front of Kogan Plaza and across the street near the Crawford and Schenley residence halls, handing out cookies, hot chocolate, lollipops and palm […]