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.

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 […]

Snapshot: Playful Pit

Anne Wernikoff/Hatchet staff photographer GW Law student Eric Malis plays with Cocoa, a pitbull-terrier puppy put up for adoption by the Washington Humane Society Wednesday afternoon in University Yard.

Staff Editorial: J Street changes do little to alleviate dining problems

Student Association President Nicole Capp announced this week that Sodexho and the University have reached an agreement to allow a rollover policy for students’ mandatory J Street funds. While credit must be given to the SA for negotiating and implementing such a plan, it fails to address the inherent fact that mandatory spending is not […]

Staff Editorial: Switch to Gmail long overdue

News of a GW switch to Google Mail is welcome news for students forced to deal with the miniscule storage space of 20 megabytes on the current Colonial Mail system. Gmail has over 6,000 megabytes of storage space available and other appreciated functions like search tools and chat and calendar options. With more and more […]

Sophie Zavaglia: Olympic games present opportunity

With recent Tibetan uprisings, constant protesting and only a few months left before opening ceremonies, it’s easy to get caught up in a furor over the 2008 Summer Olympics. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk were among the first world leaders to officially pledge to boycott the opening ceremonies. French President […]