April 10, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 54

Stories from the April 10, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sing Out!

Students lined up around the block of Lisner Auditorium Tuesday night to see a cappella groups compete in an annual “battle” sponsored by the Class Council. The auditorium was packed with students and alumni, who came to cheer on seven different GW a cappella groups. The participants included the Troubadours, Emocapella, GW Geet, the GW […]

Storm smart to draft Beck

As many of you will already know by the time you read this column, GW women’s basketball player Kimberly Beck was selected in yesterday’s WNBA Draft. She was chosen 36th overall, as the third-round pick of the Seattle Storm, becoming the first GW player taken since Ugo Oha and Cathy Joens in 2004. It should […]

Bhangra Blowout XV: Bigger and better

Bright-colored clothes, hot beats, guest appearances – no, it’s not a hip-hop record premiere party. This is Bhangra Blowout, the 15-year-old brainchild of GW’s South Asian Society. Fourteen years ago, the student group hosted its first Bhangra Blowout – a celebration of percussive music and dancing based on classical Indian music- in a small cafeteria […]

Bar Belle: Paolo’s

Paolo’s 1303 Wisconsin Ave. N.W. I’m not gonna lie, when friends invite me out for a few drinks in Georgetown I come as close as a barbelle can to trading a night out on the town for a solo evening on the couch. Two weeks ago I would have told you that the only good […]

Movie Review: “Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?”

Seems like a fair enough question, doesn’t it? Morgan Spurlock’s sophomore documentary film takes him throughout the Middle East in search of the answer. With his first child well on its way, Spurlock decides to do what he can to make the world safer: travel this perceivably troublesome part of the world to find the […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Fair Trade Rice Cook Off Several different student groups will compete with rice dishes from around the world, as well as live music, entertainment and free food. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Columbian Square, Marvin Center Sponsored by GW Students for Fair Trade Saturday Aces and Bases Join the GW women’s softball and tennis […]

Greek Brief: Delta Gamma’s Anchor Bowl raised $11,000 for the blind

The Delta Gamma sorority hosted its annual Anchor Bowl philanthropy event last week and raised more than $11,000 for a non-profit that provides aid to the visually impaired. The weeklong competition kicked off with three days of penny wars where anyone could support the fraternity of their choice by dropping spare change into buckets. Freshman […]

Corrections

In “Virgin Values” (April 7, p. 7), The Hatchet misspelled Josh Ginsberg’s name. In “Gym Class Heroes play GW,” (April 7, p. 1), The Hatchet failed to identify the writers who contributed to the article. Rustin Partow, Nash Robinson and Devin Smith contributed to the report.

Crime Log

Correction appended Disorderly conduct 4/2/08 – Hall on Virginia Avenue – Noon – case closed During a health and safety inspection of the building, staff found a halogen lamp in a resident’s room – a violation of the housing agreement. The female student did not want the lamp confiscated from the room, so she attempted […]