March 29, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 51

Stories from the March 29, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Med schools vary on abortion instruction

When Megan Evans, a third-year medical student at GW, heard about the murder of abortion provider Dr. George Tiller in Kansas last May, she was worried that the incident, and others involving violence toward abortion clinics and providers, would scare people away from learning about and providing the procedure. But instead, Evans, who serves as […]

McCain mixes conservatism, gay rights

Meghan McCain voiced her support for marriage equality in a speech at the Jack Morton Auditorium Thursday night, calling the gay rights movement “this generation’s civil rights movement” and urging like-minded “progressive Republicans” to start speaking out. McCain – the daughter of former Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain – was met with a protest […]

Softball no-hit by UMass in doubleheader

Massachusetts senior outfielder Carly Normandin’s triple in the top of the first inning marked the beginning of a long day for the GW softball team. As Normandin slid safely into third base, she collected the first of 18 hits for the Minutewomen in the first game of a doubleheader against the Colonials Sunday afternoon. Ten […]

Students anticipate Pelham Hall theater space

Student theater group leaders are hoping a new student life area in Pelham Hall will alleviate pressing student space concerns in Foggy Bottom. The Campus Life Center, as the area will be called, will open in fall 2010 and host a variety of resources and new event spaces for students, including a black box theater, […]