April 24, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 58

Stories from the April 24, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Crime Log

Destruction 4/18/08 – Townhouse Row – 8:45 a.m. – case open A female complainant reported to a University Police Department officer that someone broke her window with an object and woke her up. Officers could not identify who threw the object. Open case 4/20/08 – Potomac House – time unknown – case open A complainant […]

Celebrating Earth Day

University President Steven Knapp added GW to a growing list of colleges committed to combating global warming during the University’s first official celebration of Earth Day. Knapp signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment on the Duqu?s Hall terrace Tuesday morning. GW joined a list of more than 500 universities that have signed […]

Snapshot: Business Boarding

Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor Sophomore Anthony Acosta shows off some tricks Wednesday on his skateboard next to the School of Business at Duqu?s Hall.

Hawking pushes for increased study of outer space

Acclaimed physicist Stephen Hawking called for renewed interest in the study of outer space and science, in a speech commemorating the 50th anniversary of NASA at the Jack Morton Auditorium on Monday. The Cambridge University professor and renowned author said society is increasingly regulated by science and technology, but few students are pursuing scientif careers […]

Seniors in the arts at GW

Senior theater major Daniel Kenner may be best known for directing Generic Theater Company’s “Crave,” but there’s more to this Rhode Island native than just splatter paint and stream of consciousness. Completing what may have been one of GW’s most talked-about productions of the year, Kenner’s theatrical endeavors certainly don’t end here; he plans to […]

Heavy Metal and Evil Invade Washington

Web Extra If you ask someone to describe a Behemoth, they might respond with a weird glance, maybe a smirk or snicker, and then a definition along the lines of a mythical creature of superior strength that is mentioned in the Bible. But there exists another Behemoth, not an animal from biblical times, but an […]

Tim Guillot: music major, composer

You could call Tim Guillot ambitious, but that would be an understatement. Guillot, a senior majoring in music with minors in theater and creative writing, will soon perform in the self-written, self-directed musical “Always & Never.” The show is his senior thesis, and its only performance is this Sunday. The musical is about two brothers […]

Bar Belle: REVEALED! One hungover honey…

Ron Burgundy has nothing on me, seriously. I am kind of a big deal. And you know what, Ron? People don’t even know my real me. But that is all about to change. Ladies and gentlemen of the George Washington University, amid all your finals and pending graduations I know the one thing on your […]

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

If you have $5 The GW music department is hosting “A Musican Salon featuring the Pianoforte” on Tuesday, April 29 in the Marvin Betts Theater (Marvin Center) at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature a range of pieces from Bach and Scarlatti to Romantic and Contemporary composers. The performance also features several of the music […]

UPD chief supports arming campus officers

University Police Department Chief Dolores Stafford recommended in a national safety report she co-authored that college police officers should carry firearms. The document released last week by the International Association for Campus Law Enforcement Administrators states that “sworn law enforcement agency . should have access to a range of force options including lethal (firearms).” Stafford […]