April 1, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 52

Stories from the April 1, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

April Fools’ Issue: University planning to add non-basketball teams

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. In an extensive 15-minute investigation spent looking at the official athletic department Web site, The Machete has discovered this week that the University is planning to add teams in up to 20 sports that are not basketball. “We’ve always had a […]

April Fools’ Issue: University hopes to mold perfect students with GCRs

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. The Columbian School of Generic Things revealed several new categories for its general curriculum requirements Tuesday, including courses teaching students how to do community service that garners national attention and how to conduct award-winning and grant-winning research. Students will also have […]

April Fools’ Issue: Friends report student missing

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. A GW senior has gone missing and both city and University police have launched a large-scale search, officials said late Wednesday night. Friends of Gohin Toveeay say they haven’t heard from her in nearly 48 hours. She was last seen walking […]

April Fools’ Issue: Tech glitch admits 500 dumbasses

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. An investigation into a sharp drop in undergraduate GPAs turned up documents that suggest that most of the class of 2013 is actually made up of students that were supposed to be rejected. The Office of Mistaken Decisions said more than […]

April Fools’ Issue: Done and done.

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. Yes, we did! Si, se puede! That’s right, we did it, we got Obama elected, and EVERYTHING is better now. It’s only a year after Obama took office, and there is nothing left to do. The youth was the engine of […]

April Fools’ Issue: Back to nature

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. University officials this week announced that the 150 rising sophomores who were waitlisted during the Hosing crisis of 2010 will be assigned to the “two best locations on campus” – Kogan Plaza and University Yard. Tents will be pitched in Kogan […]

April Fools’ Issue: Puppies: The next great threat to America

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. Ladies and Gentlemen, I am here to tell you about the single biggest threat to American democracy, society, liberty, freedom, business, cuisine, and morality. No, I’m not talking about Obama’s socialist agenda, people with foreign names, or even Keith Olbermann. I’m […]

April Fools’ Issue: Official: University poorly endowed

Reader’s note: This story is satirical in nature and published in a spoof issue. Despite extensive measures aimed at reviving limp fundraising efforts over the past year, the University remains very poorly endowed, an administrator said last week. “We’ve tried every method of enhancement we can find – scouring books, the Internet, and late-night cable […]