February 17, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 43

Stories from the February 17, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Area college health centers lose free STD testing

Four college health centers in the District have lost free sexually transmitted disease testing, due to a shifting of resources by the D.C. Department of Health. Student health service centers at American University, Howard University, Trinity College and the University of the District of Columbia will no longer receive free testing kits. DOH spokeswoman Dena […]

Andrew Clark: A country mired in regulation

President Barack Obama has projected the image that he is a pragmatist dedicated to dissolving burdensome and unnecessary regulations. But the evidence says otherwise – and students like us will bear the burden of these costly policy changes. Just take a look at his presidential track record. In the first two years of his administration, […]

Study links cannabis to psychosis

Marijuana use can accelerate the development of psychotic illnesses and leave life-long damage, a study conducted by the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found. Researchers discovered that marijuana use can hasten the onset of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders by up to 2.7 years, a fact researchers discovered while determining the extent of […]

Finding characters for anonymous jurors

Generic Theatre Company’s production of Reginald Rose’s “Twelve Angry Men” can be characterized by one of the play’s own lines – “Thoughts may be colored by the personalities that have them.” “Twelve Angry Men” features an ensemble cast of 12 jurors that must determine the fate of a 16-year-old boy who has been charged with […]

Woman arrested in Ivory Tower

The University Police Department arrested a homeless woman at the Ivory Tower food court Friday night, after she returned to campus after being barred from GW property in 2009. UPD officers arrested the woman at 11 p.m., UPD Chief Kevin Hay said. Hay said she was originally barred from campus in 2009 for unlawfully entering […]


The Like “Release Me” (Downtown) The Like, a ’60s style power-pop all-girl quartet from Los Angeles has come a long way from its first album, with two new members, a completely new sound and a new album, “Release Me,” released in September 2010. The band’s newfound ’60s influence is clear in all songs, especially the […]

Metro mulls late-night hour cut to save funds

Correction appended Metro is considering scaling back on late-night weekend hours to save funds and improve maintenance, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said last week. Metro is considering shutting down service at 12 a.m. instead of 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights, which would save the agency an additional $5 million in funding per […]

Hatchet Recipes: Crab-crowned cod and red quinoa

This recipe is based on a dish that I cook at Kinkead’s. The cod is seared and topped with a rich crab imperial made of crabmeat, béchamel, mayonnaise and sherry. For my recipe, the cod sits on a bed of red quinoa, marinated in citrus, agave and soy sauce. The quinoa is sweet, vibrant and, […]