April 8, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 54

Stories from the April 8, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sports in Brief

Three win weekly awards A trio of GW athletes earned weekly awards from the Atlantic 10 this week, with women’s tennis player Mimi Hamling being named the conference’s Co-Player and Co-Rookie of the Week and women’s water polo’s Allison Peotter and Charlotte Schou being named Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the week, […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday The Business Response to Climate Change Listen to panelists speak about green visions for their companies. Jack Morton Auditorium | 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday Habitat for Humanity Club Night Drink, dance and raise money for Habitat for Humanity. Eye Bar | 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive Make […]

Staff Editorial: More support for those who serve

On Sunday, May 16, the GW class of 2010 will become the third graduating class at GW to hear a first lady speak at Commencement – but they will be the first graduates to have worked specifically for that honor. Perhaps the biggest story of this academic year has been Michelle Obama’s service challenge to […]

Young America’s Foundation: We aim to expand dialogue

As Matt Ingoglia freely admits in his March 29 column, he did not attend our celebration of traditional marriage in Kogan Plaza last week, nor did he attend the protest of our event held by members of a so-called student group, “Students for Marriage Equality.” Perhaps this is why Ingoglia makes many untrue assumptions concerning […]

Pulitzer Center will offer grant to selected SMPA student

Correction appended A newly formed partnership with the Pulitzer Center will offer one student in the School of Media and Public Affairs “the chance of a lifetime,” the school’s director announced last week. SMPA Director Frank Sesno said the partnership will offer a selected SMPA student $10,000 to allow him or her the opportunity to […]

Andrew Pazdon: Being Catholic in college

Growing up in the woods of New Hampshire, the thought never crossed my adolescent mind that fasting, constructing advent wreathes from moss and pine trees in my backyard, spending hours in Church, and various other Catholic customs (with a hearty dose of Polish folk customs) were not normal. That didn’t mean I didn’t dread sitting […]

Leak in Mitchell Hall floods rooms on sixth, seventh floors

A water leak caused by a hole in a heating, ventilating and air conditioning supply line caused rooms on the seventh and sixth floors of Mitchell Hall to fill with water Monday morning, a University official said. University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said the flood was stabilized within 30 minutes of students reporting the problem. “Students […]

Good Stuff Eatery plans to open pizza restaurant

Correction appended Good Stuff Eatery – a restaurant known for its handmade burgers, fries and milkshakes – will soon open a new restaurant. The owners also plan to expand within the next year to different parts of the District that may include Foggy Bottom. The new venture, called We the Pizza, will be located next […]