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.

Staff Editorial: Showing the library some love

It is unlikely that students would ever really love their university library. In truth, a campus’ library is usually the place students go to make themselves so mind-numbingly bored that doing homework is their last vestige of sanity. But the complaints that surround Gelman Library do not focus on the anxiety of paper writing or […]

Arts scholarship applications rise

Application numbers for GW’s Presidential Scholars in the Arts program increased significantly this year, jumping about 25 percent since last year. The PSA program offers several $15,000 scholarships in dance, fine arts, music, and theater to prospective GW students. First made available more than 15 years ago, there are, on average, 100 applicants per year, […]

Yogin Kothari: The recap, and what’s to come

GW’s men’s basketball season came to an abrupt end last Tuesday when the Colonials hosted the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams at the Smith Center as part of the first round of the College Basketball Invitational. Officially invited to the tournament March 14, head Coach Karl Hobbs jumped on this opportunity to continue the Colonials’ basketball […]

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 […]