May 11, 2009

Volume 106, Issue 1

Stories from the May 11, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

To Do in the District

Despite the stress of finals, job searches and apartment hunts, GW students will still need to find a way to entertain their families between Commencement ceremonies and graduation parties. If the monument tour seems like a tired option, there’s hope – try these ideas to help visiting friends and relatives enjoy the nation’s capital. Places […]

Senior Stories: Emil Nedev: Building business across the pond

While many seniors scramble to make future plans, international student Emil Nedev has things a bit more under control. Nedev has run his own international business since his sophomore year and plans to enter the business world with first-hand experience. Nedev, who will graduate in the top five percent of the School of Business, co-founded […]

Best of the Crime Log

Confiscated ID 4/12/09 – 1:06 a.m. – City Hall – case closed University Police Department officers were called because there was a report of an underage individual with two unopened cases of Bud Light. An individual, who was not in possession of the alcohol but in contact with the individuals, presented an identification card to […]

Senior Stories: Elizabeth Hai: From music to math

Elizabeth Hai spent her years at GW pursuing a major in music. Now, she’s going to be a teacher. A math teacher. Confused? She’s not. Hai, who was a member of GW’s Latin band, spent a year abroad studying Portuguese music, and wrote a musical for her Senior Capstone project, says her passions are very […]

Snapshot: Powder Play

Students in Satyam, GW’s Hindu awareness student organization, celebrate the Holi Festival Sunday afternoon in University Yard. The popular spring holiday is celebrated in many parts of the world and involves the throwing of colored powder at one another. Marie McGrory/Hatchet photographer

Faculty supports policy change

The Faculty Senate voted unanimously Friday to include “gender identity and expression” in the University’s non-discrimination policy in hopes of protecting the rights of transgender students, faculty and staff. The resolution to include the new language into GW’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy was presented by the Joint Committee of Faculty and Students alongside a packet […]

Tom Braslavsky: A year in reflection

With my first year of college coming to a close, I took some time to sit and reflect upon what made being at GW this year one of my fondest memories. I didn’t really know what to expect when I first found out I would be living in a five-person room at our famous Thurston […]

Foggy Bottom’s little piece of Germany

Before GW had taken over Foggy Bottom, this area was the center of Washington’s German community, known at the time as Little Hamburg. There was even a beer brauerei where the Kennedy Center is. In the 18th century, a Swiss speculator bought up plots of land in what is now Foggy Bottom. The area soon […]

Baseball swept in key homestand

Things were already going poorly for the GW baseball team when the fourth inning began: Not only were they trailing Xavier 3-0, but they had already lost to the Musketeers twice in the previous two days. So when a line drive glanced off the glove of junior pitcher Bobby Lucas only to be caught for […]