March 25, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 50

Stories from the March 25, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

An after-school artist

When he’s not teaching or consulting, Peter Loge is still working. Loge is a part-time professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs, and works at Milo Public Affairs as a consultant advising elected officials, candidates and advocacy organizations. But beyond this already busy life, Loge is also an active artist in the D.C. […]

Gabrielle Friedman: Give me some credit

With registration for fall 2010 right around the corner, the two things on my mind are coursework and credits. Rummaging through the fall catalog trying to find classes that start after 9:35 and are Ratemyprofessors.com-approved can be tedious. But I’m still stressed about credits I earned in high school – credits the University does not […]

QuickTakes

Hatchet Arts looks at California indie pop and a debut album from a power duo “Big Echo” The Morning Benders Everything about this California-based band’s music is bright and sunny. Unfortunately, this tends to give The Morning Benders’ newest release, “Big Echo,” a one-note quality. The album starts off strong, with lush vocals and big, […]

Softball stopped at home by Towson

The GW softball team lost Wednesday afternoon, falling 2-1 to Towson in a brief, one-game break from Atlantic 10 action. The Colonials struck first against the Tigers, scoring in the first inning when junior third baseman Katie Terrazas drove in senior lead-off hitter Amanda Holst on a single to right field. That first-inning run proved […]

Alternative spring breaks bring 170 students to six cities

More than 170 GW students and staff members spent spring break traveling across the country and volunteering on alternative spring break trips. The participants traveled to six cities across the U.S., restoring and reconstructing cities, homes and schools in Greensburg, Kan. and New Orleans; volunteering at a juvenile detention center in Miami; and addressing poverty […]

Men’s basketball loses in CBI over break

Spring break didn’t last long for the GW men’s basketball team. A week after an Atlantic 10 tournament loss at Dayton seemed to end their season, the Colonials took the floor once more, this time hosting Virginia Commonwealth University March 16 in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational postseason tournament. But that second […]

82 academic integrity violations given last year

Though the Academic Integrity Office strives to inform professors and students about the academic code and its consequences, 82 violations were found during the 2008-2009 academic year. According to data from the office, the perpetrators were half male, half female, with 74 percent being undergraduate students. The majority – 76 percent of these violations – […]

Men’s volleyball club sees spike in success

A year ago GW’s men’s club volleyball team didn’t have a place to practice. In a week, they will be on their way to Kentucky for a national championship tournament. Such has been the up-and-down nature of the club over its history. “The men’s volleyball club has been on and off for a long time,” […]