October 21, 2010

Volume 107, Issue 20

Stories from the October 21, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Quick Takes

“Crazy For You” Best Coast (Mexican Summer) The best musical representation of California since The Beach Boys, “Crazy For You” sounds like a high school garage band’s first demo in all the right ways. The fuzzy, sometimes whiny vocals and light, poppy guitar riffs match perfectly with simplistic lyrics about love. Singer Bethany Cosentino offers, […]

Group seeks to make protest positive

The controversial church that protests military funerals is staging a demonstration on campus next month, and instead of greeting the demonstrators with signs and jeers, a group of students is seeking to turn the protest into a human rights fundraiser. Freshman Daniel Wein and junior Daniel Reade created the organization Transcend Hate in early October […]

$5-$10-$20: Events that won’t break the bank

$5: 14th’s “James and the Giant Peach” at West Hall Theater opens Thursday $8: “Waiting for Superman” is playing at E Street Cinema. $20: Up with People at Columbia Heights Education Center Friday and Saturday

Interfraternity Council president resigns amid scandal

Bill Hulse, the president of the Interfraternity Council, resigned from his position Tuesday night, weeks after several fraternity presidents called for his removal. Hulse announced his resignation during the Interfraternity Presidents’ Council meeting but offered few details on why he left office, meeting attendees said. He left directly after making the announcement. Controversy surrounding Hulse’s […]

Staff Editorial: The gift of more aid

We consistently hear GW is committed to helping students pay for an education, and this fall that rhetoric proved true. After 400 students found themselves with decreased aid, the University stepped in and allocated an additional $2 million for those students. This was a laudable move by the University, and we are glad to see […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 10/12/10 – 12:43 a.m. Location: Fulbright Hall Case closed The University Police Department responded to assist an administrative search. GW Housing Programs conducted a search and found 2.26 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol. Referred to Student Judicial Services Disorderly Conduct 10/12/10 – 11:37 a.m. Location: Gelman Library Case closed UPD […]

Neal adjusting quickly to life in Atlantic 10

It all happens in the blink of an eye. The checkered soccer ball is quickly pushed forward. The ball is crossed at the 30-yard mark from the right side of the field, over to the left side, where a player in a red practice jersey who has been sprinting from the midfield line meets the […]

Staff Editorial: An improved voice for orgs

Though the Student Association Senate is tasked with representing the interests of students, for years the relationship was plagued by inefficiency and bureaucracy. But with the passage of the Student Organization Outreach Bill Tuesday night, the SA demonstrated a promising sense of responsibility for senators. But progress from this bill will only occur if senators […]

ANC members appeal nightclub’s liquor license

Foggy Bottom-area residents are protesting a K Street club’s right to serve liquor, saying noisy clubgoers are lowering residential property values and affecting the quality of life in the area. All six members of the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission objected last week to the Shadow Room’s request to renew its liquor […]