Web Extra Marvin Kalb grilled Seymour Hersh of The New Yorker and Dana Priest of The Washington Post about what investigative journalists owe to society during a sold-out conversation at the National Press Club Monday night. Hersh and Priest, both Pulitzer prize-winning journalists, spoke about the challenge of deciding what information to disclose in print […]
April 17, 2008
Volume 104, Issue 56
Stories from the April 17, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
With a few weeks left in her term as Student Association president, Nicole Capp has recently tackled an issue that will inevitably roll over into the next academic year – study abroad reform. Capp should be commended for her efforts, but first the administration must acknowledge that the current study abroad system warrants reconsideration. SA […]
Thursday Battle of the Bands 2008 A benefit concert to support St. Jude Children’s Hospital featuring a raffle, food and bands including The White Hat, The Fighting Janes, Famous Corners, Kill Lincoln and more. Tickets $3 in advance or $5 at the door 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Sponsored by Epsilon […]
I received an e-mail the other day from the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences asking me to take a survey I couldn’t wait to fill out. If there’s one topic besides academic advising guaranteed to outrage a CCAS student, it’s General Curriculum Requirements. I’m no exception. After three years at GW, I had plenty […]
A few weeks ago, students received multiple e-mails regarding an undergraduate research symposium that few knew existed. For most GW students, undergraduate research means required papers and possibly a senior thesis. Yet alongside GW’s attempts to increase its academic reputation, it is crucial that undergraduate research be emphasized on this campus – especially by the […]
Golf Lacrosse Ben Solomon/Senior staff photographer GW’s Kristen Karcsh (right) battles Richmond’s Anne Ryan during the Colonials’ 11-10 win Wednesday afternoon.
My unabashed idealism and liberal enthusiasm will soon be leaving me, so I’m told. You see, I’m a senior, and in May I’ll leave my sheltered world at an elite university; soon I will become an in touch working man who will have to pay taxes. As I start a family, I will realize that […]
Intellectual protest not new I’m very happy to see that the members of STAND are coming to see the value of protest and civil disobedience in the struggle to challenge injustices (April 14, pg. A1). It is an important lesson in politics. As Frederick Douglas said, “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did […]
If you have $5 Check out the newest student theater production, “The Point of No Return,” in Mitchell Theater (19th St. between E and F N.W.) Thursday night at 7 and 10 p.m. and Friday night at 10 p.m. Written and directed by GW senior Stephanie Gardner, with music by Campbell Charshee, the play takes […]
There’s no doubt about it, Spoon has been around the block. Over the past decade the unlikely band of ragtag misfits from Austin, Texas, have made the slow and gradual transition from being Austin’s backyard heroes to America’s greatest underdogs. These elder statesmen of indie-rock have garnered a mass of critics and fans alike, released […]