Baseball The baseball team dropped all three of its games against Dayton this weekend, falling to 6-9 in Atlantic 10 play. The Colonials were outscored 14-4 in the two games they played on Saturday, and GW fell behind quickly in both defeats. A pair of homeruns by outfielder Charlie Kruer was one of the bright […]
April 21, 2008
Volume 104, Issue 57
Stories from the April 21, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
Viktors Dindzans/Hatchet staff photographer (Left to right) Ross Roberts, Carlos Paz Jr., Val Garagiola, Paul Marmaro, Rob Miller, Jill Handley Henk and Ben Redmond relax in their makeshift pool Friday afternoon outside Kogan Plaza on H Street. Temperatures in Foggy Bottom rose to about 85 degrees Friday.
Security guards who patrol GW-owned buildings are now earning several dollars more per hour after four security guard contractors and a union negotiated a pay increase this month. Representatives of the local Service Employees International Union announced last week they signed four-year contracts with D.C. security guard contractors Securitas, Admiral Security, AlliedBarton and Guardsmark. The […]
Chris Gearhart is an undergraduate student at GW pursuing a bachelor’s degree in sociology. He attends class, does his homework, studies for tests and tries his best to get good grades. But Gearhart, a full-time University Police Department officer, is not your typical undergrad. “I decided that going to school and being an officer would […]
There’s nothing like seeing your name in The Hatchet. Nothing. It’s one of the best student papers in the country, it’s read by all of your peers and it’s often sprawled across elevator floors on Sunday mornings by those drunk kids that just can’t keep their hands off of it. The first time I really […]
During the month of April, there’s only one place that a girl can be seen without her makeup. Ladies can get primped and powdered at the Knight Spa, hosted on Thursday and Friday nights at the Erwin Gomez Salon & Spa in Georgetown on Wisconsin Avenue. At the social pre-game party, Gomez’s salon provides their […]
A group of 15 candidates are vying to replace the dean of the College of Professional Studies, who will step down Aug. 1. The search for the successor to CPS Dean Roger Whitaker, who has held the post for seven years, began earlier this semester and will finish at the end of June. “It would […]
If you’re looking for a little sunshine to go with your studying, consider visiting the Enid A. Haupt Garden behind the Smithsonian Castle. This grassy knoll on the National Mall is not your average tourist trap and comes equipped with free Wi-Fi that makes Internet access a breeze. A representative for Smithsonian business ventures explained […]
This concept of writing is new to me. English teachers have never been generous in the grades they have given me and writing articles isn’t something that I have attempted, so my apologies to those astute enough to pick up on my weak penmanship. While I cannot write, I can say convincingly that over the […]
For five innings Saturday, GW softball head coach Kim Staehle thought her team was on the verge of defeating Charlotte. The game was knotted at one run apiece, the Colonials needing only a break or two in their favor to record their first win in a week. Then the fifth inning became the sixth, the […]