May 12, 2008

Volume 105, Issue 1

Stories from the May 12, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Wild Art: Atmosphere at the 9:30 Club

Viktors Dindzans/assistant photo editor The hip hop duo Atmosphere performed at the 9:30 Club last month. Sean “Slug” Daley rapped while bandmate Anthony “Ant” Davis worked the turntables.

Senior Stories: The Historian, James Zarsadiaz

When almost 2,000 undergraduate seniors participate in Commencement on the National Mall Sunday they will leave behind their years at GW, but many will not be forgotten. The Hatchet spoke with faculty, staff and students to find 10 seniors who have made a lasting impression during their undergraduate years. As a freshman, James Zarsadiaz anticipated […]

Report: Fire caused $75,000 in damages

Clarification appended A malfunctioning air conditioner caught fire in Schenley Hall on May 2, causing about $75,000 in damages, according to the D.C. Fire Department. Electrical wires were the first object to ignite and no human factors contributed to the spread of the blaze, according to a D.C. Fire Department report. The report cites the […]

Senior Stories: The Life Saver, Amy Fishman

When almost 2,000 undergraduate seniors participate in Commencement on the National Mall Sunday they will leave behind their years at GW, but many will not be forgotten. The Hatchet spoke with faculty, staff and students to find 10 seniors who have made a lasting impression during their undergraduate years. A trip to the gym changed […]

Flight of the Conchords performs sold-out show at GW

“Are there any secret agents here tonight?” asked Bret McKenzie, one of two members of the self-proclaimed band-not-duo Flight of the Conchords, who performed to a near-sold out audience at Lisner Auditorium Friday. Such statements represent the band’s unique brand of dry, tongue-in-cheek humor – which can be heard on their recent self-titled album and […]

University warns APES not to reorganize

The University sent letters to former members of the Alpha Pi Epsilon fraternity last month, threatening disciplinary action if any members “reorganize, reconstitute or re-colonize” in any form. This action follows an unprecedented crackdown on the unrecognized fraternity this winter, after pledges reported hazing to the University. The investigation resulted in the expulsion of several […]

Keeping busy in the city

The countdown to Commencement is dwindling and restaurants are getting booked. To keep your family entertained and avoid the reservation rush, The Hatchet has compiled eight unique, food-free things for you and your parents to enjoy before you graduate. Art Metro Stop: Bethesda (Red line) -D.C. resident artist Joan Danziger’s sculptures have graced the city […]

GW graduate O’Connor starts, falls for Nationals

Mike O’Connor’s pitching motion isn’t overly distinct. But when he coils his body, reaches his long left arm far back and releases a fastball, it’s like he is really willing the ball across home plate. Almost like he’s trying to will himself back into the major leagues – this time, to stay. It’s a task […]

Senior Stories: The Politician, David Rosenbaum

When almost 2,000 undergraduate seniors participate in Commencement on the National Mall Sunday they will leave behind their years at GW, but many will not be forgotten. The Hatchet spoke with faculty, staff and students to find 10 seniors who have made a lasting impression during their undergraduate years. It’s not unusual for David Rosenbaum […]