March 12, 2009

Volume 105, Issue 48

Stories from the March 12, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

District Mixtape: Alternative Spring Break

Leaders of GW’s Alternative Spring Break provided us with their choice tracks in preparation for their week-long trip to New Orleans to restore homes. 1. Jimmy Eat World – Bleed American 2. Citizen Cope – Son’s Gonna Rise 3. The Strokes – You Only Live Once 4. Gritz – My Life Be Like 5. Simon […]

Gymnastics wins for seniors

It was only once the basketball hoops had been tucked away for the year and layers of mat and foam covered the floor that a GW sports team was finally able to lock away a 2009 Senior Night win in the Smith Center. The GW gymnastics team took on Towson for its final home meet […]

Varsity Roundup, Upcoming Games

BaseballGW’s baseball team (6-8) lost 9-4 to William and Mary at Barcroft Park in Arlington Tuesday. The two teams combined for five errors and freshman starter Luke Mirabella gave up five earned runs in three innings for the loss in his first collegiate start. The Colonials travel to Mount St. Mary’s (1-6) Thursday before returning […]

One-hit wonder

With time running out in his collegiate career, right-handed pitcher Pat Lehman is making the most of his limited time at GW. In Lehman’s third start of the season, he was one out away from a no-hit 9-0 shutout against Fairleigh Dickinson on Sunday before giving up a single. In addition to giving up only […]

Alexander F.C. Webster: Justice silenced

More than 40 days have elapsed since the desecration of Christian crosses on campus by person(s) unknown came to light. The office of the University President acknowledged the incident in a news release on Jan. 29. However, the official “Statement from The George Washington University Regarding the Defacing of Several Small Crosses” was a rather […]

Staff Editorial: Election dysfunction

Have you ever been to a Joint Elections Committee hearing? Consider yourself fortunate. The JEC is the organization charged with making sure the Student Association election runs fairly and smoothly – but when this does not happen, all hell breaks loose. Let us paint a picture for you. Two dozen overly invested students crammed into […]

Letters to the Editor

Biased reporting on Armenia I read “Professor questions ethnic conflict” (Feb. 26, p.1) with interest and was somewhat disturbed by the biased reporting. Professor Turkkaya Ataov was presented to unsuspecting readers in a negative light with quotes like: “. who is internationally recognized for his vehement denials that the 1915 massacre of Armenians was a […]

Lucas Hagerty: Increase club sport support

College is stressful, we’ve all figured that out by now. Most of us know that basketball, squash and racquetball at the Health and Wellness Center or tennis, ultimate Frisbee and soccer on the Mount Vernon Campus can be life savers when you need to let out some frustration or just delay that hour of studying […]