April 12, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 55

Stories from the April 12, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Police: Individual stabbed Sunday morning

An individual was stabbed early Sunday morning in the 600 block of 21st Street near Strong Hall and was taken to an area hospital conscious and breathing, a Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman said Sunday morning. Public Information Officer Tisha Grant said that no further details were available about the incident that occurred after 1 a.m. […]

Colonials drop series in Dayton

It had been a rough week for the GW baseball team, which dropped two mid-week nonconference games and then the first two games of a series at Dayton, but junior Eric Cantrell came up with a 16-strikeout complete game win Sunday to send the Colonials back to the District with a 7-2 victory over the […]

Knapp appoints 16 to council on diversity

University President Steven Knapp appointed 16 people to the President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion last week, moving forward with a plan to make GW more diverse. The council – which was approved by the Board of Trustees in February – will focus on the diversity of the student body, the faculty and the curriculum […]

Sports in Brief: Men’s tennis wins three

Men’s tennis wins three The GW men’s tennis team heated up with the weather this weekend, posting a trio of home wins by beating Howard 7-0 and James Madison 5-1 Friday and Longwood 6-1 Sunday. Juniors Erik Hannah and Chris Kushma each won singles matches and paired up to win their No. 1 doubles match […]

Campus Calendar

Monday A Day for Haiti Listen to non-governmental organizations and D.C. universities as they share their insight on rebuilding Haiti. RSVP required. Marvin Center | 2 to 7:30 p.m. Iran’s Blogosphere and Grassroots Voices Learn about the effects of the new media and social networks in Iran and its growth since last summer’s disputed election. […]

Softball ends losing streak

The GW softball team snapped a pair of dubious streaks ending an eight-game scoring draught in an extra-inning loss to Mount St. Mary’s Thursday and a 14-game losing streak Saturday at St. Bonaventure. The Colonials (5-25, 2-8 Atlantic 10) were shut out 8-0 by the Mount in the first game of Thursday’s home doubleheader, but […]

SJT Scholarship winner follows in siblings’ footsteps

“Lightning strikes once, but we didn’t expect it to strike twice or even three times,” sophomore Bdho Gidey said as he sat in the Marvin Center with two of his sisters, Sesen and Yuhana. For the Gidey family, lightning indeed struck a third time last month when the third Gidey sibling, Yuhana, was awarded the […]

Staff Editorial: Advocacy for the unpaid

To many, the GW experience is synonymous with the opportunity to land an internship in the nation’s capital. And GW definitely does its part to fuel that notion, with the University’s admissions Web site stating that “some 92 percent of GW students who graduate have at least one internship or career-related opportunity. It is not […]