February 18, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 43

Stories from the February 18, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Vinyl takes center stage at Black Cat

Chris Knott did not go to the Black Cat on Sunday to listen to music. He went to sell it. Knott, a local DJ, was one of 30 vendors from along the East Coast who attended the D.C. Record Fair, an event that has evolved into a tradition among the city’s music community. Held in […]

Warhol gets his 15 minutes

An A-line dress printed with the iconic Campbell’s soup cans. An oil portrait of George Washington. A photograph of children’s character Howdy Doody. These are just a few of the items shown in “Warhol,” a new exhibit in the Luther W. Brady Gallery that highlights pop art legend Andy Warhol. “A lot of people know […]

Staff Editorial: Only Greek-letter candidates

The registration period for the Student Association elections has now closed, after being delayed by the snow week. There are two candidates for president and four for executive vice president, and while six candidates for the top two positions is not a bad size for the electoral field, that all six are part of the […]

With win, GW jumps UMass in standings

Moving up from 10th to ninth place may seem trivial from the outside, but the games that decide who sits in front of whom in the conference standings are often some of the most hard-fought in a season, and GW’s Wednesday night win over Massachusetts was no exception. In a game where the Colonials could […]

University still $90 million short of fundraising goal

More than seven months into the fiscal year, the University has raised less than a third of its annual fundraising goal, a member of the Board of Trustess said last week. The University has set lofty goals for fundraising this year, pledging to raise $131 million by June 30. But seven and a half months […]

Communications expert discusses public perceptions of Israel

Internationally acclaimed expert on the Middle East Neil Lazarus said the rise of social media and an increase in tourism to Israel can help bolster Israel’s image worldwide at an event Tuesday night at the Hillel. Lazarus – who spoke to about 30 students on behalf of the Israeli Embassy – speaks to more than […]

Student reports assault in library

A female student was forcibly fondled in Gelman Library last weekend, according to a University Crime Alert sent out Wednesday afternoon. The alleged victim, whose age was not disclosed, was “assisting the suspect” when the suspect “put his hands down her pants and up her shirt,” according to the Crime Alert. University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard […]

Kelly Zentgraf: Raising awareness over eating disorders

Instead of continuing my internship at the National Institutes of Health this summer, I spent weeks attending post-meal therapy, waking up at 4 a.m. for blood pressure checks, and meeting women connected to me more deeply than I can articulate. I was in inpatient treatment for an eating disorder, which had been developing and worsening […]

Teach For America attracts more applications

Around 170 GW seniors applied to Teach For America this year, a TFA spokeswoman said this week, and the service-oriented program is continuing to see a sharp rise in applicants. TFA reported drastic jumps in applications in both 2008 and 2009, and the program has seen a record number of prospective participants this year, resulting […]

‘Hot Mommas’ feature female mentors

Correction appended A GW professor created a network of business women by collecting personal stories to communicate, teach, share and mentor others about how to negotiate finding a balance between having a personal life and school or work-the Hot Mammas Project. Kathy Korman Frey, a GW professor of the women’s entrepreneurial leadership class, consultant and […]