April 27, 2009

Volume 105, Issue 58

Stories from the April 27, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Lacrosse ends season with A-10 loss

With a 12-9 first round loss in the Atlantic 10 Tournament to top-seeded UMass Friday, the GW women’s lacrosse team closed the book on an up and down 2009 season. After trailing 10-5 early in the second half, GW (5-12, 4-4 A-0) scored four straight goals to come within one, but could not tie the […]

Men’s tennis upset again

History tends to repeat itself. The GW men’s tennis team found that out the hard way this weekend. For the second straight year, the team entered the Atlantic 10 as the first seed and for the second straight year, the team failed to clinch the title. The Colonials lost their shot at a top finish […]

GW Hospital launches new program for cancer patients

While some patients are cured of cancer with just a few months of treatment, a new program at the GW Hospital plans to make fighting cancer a continual process. This fall, GW Hospital will launch the new Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy. With support from Pfizer and the Pfizer Foundation, […]

Blitzer hosts Cancer Gala

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel hosted one of the University’s swankiest annual events Saturday night, the Medical Center’s 6th annual black-tie Cancer Gala. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., Dr. Rachel Brem and Jeanette Michael were all honored at the ceremony, emceed by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Kennedy, however, was not present at the event. In his opening remarks, Blitzer […]

Detergent stains Greek event

Laundry detergent used in a slip ‘n slide at a fraternity event this weekend was determined to be hazardous to the skin and sent at least one sorority member to the hospital. In an e-mail circulated to 10 sorority presidents on Saturday afternoon, University officials warned sorority presidents that the Kirkland brand laundry detergent used […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Chalk-in 2009 Relieve your stress by using chalk to draw on H Street in front of Gelman Library. 11:30 a.m. H Street between 21st and 22nd streets. Tuesday Thank a Veteran Day Head to University Yard to celebrate GW veterans’ service, hosted by Students Defending Democracy. Free hamburgers and hot dogs will be available. […]

Claire Autruong: A job by any other name

I joined The Hatchet for the paycheck and inwardly raised my eyebrows at the first sappy, ode-to-Hatchet 30 pieces I read. And then a funny thing happened on the way to writing my own. It’s mildly ridiculous, the sentimentality I feel as I’m writing this. I didn’t think it would happen to me, but sometimes […]

Armenian students hold cultural event to commemorate genocide

Web Extra Armenian music, food and dance filled Kogan Plaza last Thursday night as part of Armenian Kef, a cultural event that celebrates Armenian culture. The festival was co-hosted by the Armenian Students Network and the Armenian Club from the University of Maryland. It was co-sponsored by the GW Arab Students Association, and designed to […]