April 26, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 59

Stories from the April 26, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Bindelglass reflects on SA presidency

Looking back on her term as Student Association president, Julie Bindelglass called the job’s learning curve the biggest obstacle she had to overcome this year. As a result, Bindelglass – who hands the SA presidency off to Executive Vice President Jason Lifton Wednesday – said she took the summer trying to get set up for […]

Gabrielle Friedman: Revisit the internship for-credit policies

As summer approaches, half-naked guys play football in University Yard, paper assignments pile up and talk of summer internships abounds. As this is GW, where internships are prevalent among students, many of us will be spending the next few months getting coffee and typing letters for bosses. And while interns are participating in something rewarding […]

Evans addresses community concerns

D.C. councilmember Jack Evans discussed the District’s finances and explained the city’s $450 million revenue shortfall to concerned residents of the Foggy Bottom and West End communities at an Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting last Wednesday. Evans, a Democrat representing Ward 2, was in the race for chairman of the D.C. Council, but announced Friday that […]

Yogin Kothari: Expanding the right way

The day before Duke faced Butler University in the final round of the NCAA March Madness tournament, many college basketball fans were focusing on a photo printed in the Indianapolis Star of Duke University coach Mike Krzyzewski as a blue devil. But fans may have missed the news that NCAA officials were looking to expand […]

Area venues receive community approval for liquor licenses

Popular Foggy Bottom bars and restaurants did not have much trouble receiving community approval to renew their liquor licenses at an Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting Wednesday, when the commission took no action for or against 10 restaurants near campus. McFadden’s, Thai Place and Froggy Bottom Pub are among the businesses moving forward with renewing their […]

Josh Akman: Writing my GW memoir

I’m fairly jealous of departing Hatchet editors, and how they get to write cool memoir-type final pieces. I’ve only met a couple of these editors, but reading their goodbye notes makes me almost as sentimental as when I Youtube Harry Kalas’ call of the Phillies winning the 2008 World Series which, for clarity’s sake, I […]

For class of 2015, AP, IB nixed in new CCAS general requirements

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences’ new General Education Curriculum – previously known as General Curriculum Requirements – will not allow credits transferred through Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate tests and from other universities to substitute for general requirement courses, University officials confirmed Friday. The chair of the committee created to revamp the CCAS […]

Baseball falls in crucial series finale

After pulling back to within a game of first-place Charlotte with a win Saturday, the GW baseball team fell apart defensively on Sunday, falling 8-5 to the 49ers and slipping back into a tie for second in the Atlantic 10. Charlotte scored early and in bunches on the Colonials (21-19, 10-5 A-10), putting up two […]

Hundreds of high school seniors visit campus on April Visit days

Throughout the month of April, GW students have played host and shared the campus with 1,360 high school seniors touring the school as admitted students, a University official said this week. These select days of tours and University-sponsored events are known as April Visit Days, and while they increase the campus population for a few […]