April 22, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 58

Stories from the April 22, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

In challenge, GW recycles less than ’09

Despite continuing efforts to make the University more environmentally friendly, the University saw a 6 percent decline in per-person recycling compared to 2009 during a 10-week nationwide recycling program this semester. GW joined 600 universities and colleges participating in RecycleMania from January 17 to March 27. The 10-week recycling competition, which is sponsored by the […]

Directing ‘Chicago’: Paying for ‘all that jazz’

A cast of 22 people, a 65-seat venue the size of a living room, five weeks to prepare, and barely more than $2,000 to spend. These are the numbers behind Generic Theatre Company’s upcoming production of “Chicago,” which opens Thursday at the Lisner Downstage. Director Scout Seide, a senior who has worked with GW’s three […]

First lady to receive honorary degree

Correction appended A business executive for one of the United States’ largest construction companies and an award-winning pianist will join first lady Michelle Obama in receiving honorary degrees this spring during Commencement Weekend, a University spokeswoman said Wednesday. A. James Clark, an entrepreneur and trustee emeritus, will receive a Doctor of Engineering at the University […]

Capital Funk makes it look easy

Capital Funk keeps everything simple. Except for their dancing, that is. This no-frills approach didn’t take away from the group’s performance April 10 at Main Event, a regional hip-hop dance competition where it won first place. “We wear a cool T-shirt designed by one of the members,” said senior Kalie Kelman, former captain of Capital […]

District Mixtape: The A Cappellas

After Tuesday’s Battle of the A Cappellas, everyone’s talking about the performers’ sweet sounds. The Vibes and The Pitches shared with Hatchet Arts a few hits they’ve discovered recently. The Vibes 1. “Get By” by Talib Kweli 2. “Baby” by Justin Bieber feat. Ludacris 3. “Sunday Morning” by No Doubt 4. “Lil Wayne vs Dwight […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Arab Hafla Experience Arab food, shisha and music while learning about Arab culture. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom and Terrace | 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Friday ‘Game of Life’ BBQ Learn about daily life and public health issues in Rwanda while snacking on hamburgers and hot dogs for only $5. Kogan Plaza | 11 […]

Hadas Gold: An uneven journey, but a great result

Each year, graduating editors are given 30 final column inches – “30” was historically used to signify the end of a story – to reflect on their time at The Hatchet, published in the final issues of the year. I was standing in my room two years ago on the second floor of the Sigma […]