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.

Residents to move back into TKE house

The residents of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity house plan to begin moving brothers back into the house later this month after being displaced when the house’s roof was deemed a danger after last week’s historic snowstorm, the fraternity’s president said Monday. The four residents of the house were relocated to Guthridge Hall when one […]

Greeks dominate SA election pool

All six candidates for Student Association executive office have one thing in common: they are all in Greek-letter organizations. For the first time in recent history, the two candidates for president and four candidates for executive vice president are all members of the Greek community, representing Beta Theta Pi, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Sigma Pi, […]

Staff Editorial: From snow days to make-up days

During last week’s storm, a certain rhythm seemed to develop from Monday to Thursday. Students lazily did homework until the cancellation of classes was announced, followed by elation across campus. But in the wake of that historic storm, many students are visibly angry about the University’s decision to hold make-up classes through this semester’s reading […]

Gender gap hinders dating, some say

Finding romance is never easy, but some female students at GW say that thanks to a double-digit gender imbalance, finding a boyfriend may be just as hard of an assignment as acing an astronomy exam or churning out a term paper. Female students on campus outnumber their male counterparts 57 to 43 percent – a […]

SpotlightOn: Kate Meroski

Already a veteran of the GW theater scene, sophomore Kate Meroski has acted in several plays and choreographed “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” last semester. Meroski took time off from directing Forbidden Planet Productions’ rendition of “Closer” to talk with Hatchet Arts. Hatchet Arts: Greatest accomplishment so far? Kate Meroski: Theatrically speaking, my greatest accomplishment […]

Managing loans in the real world

Last issue, The Hatchet looked at ways to secure a credit card, even with less-than-perfect credit. In the third installment of the personal finance series, professor of finance Neil Cohen explains four ways to reduce loan costs and make sure you have got a loan that will work for you. Cohen stresses that loan management […]

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 […]