March 7, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 48

Stories from the March 7, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW ends Greek investigations

As the University wraps up its open cases against two Greek-life chapters, a top administrator warned Friday that further investigations into GW’s 41 social chapters are forthcoming. Delta Gamma will “likely not go through a judicial process,” and Pi Kappa Phi has been sanctioned for its non-hazing related charges, Tara Pereira, assistant dean of students […]

SA guide: Amanda Galonek

Age: 20 Year: Sophomore Major: Political science Hometown: Sturbridge, Mass. Embarrassing freshman year moment: I intern for Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., and one day I was walking his dogs for him and they decided to go to the bathroom on the metal detectors. I had to clean it up myself and was absolutely mortified. I […]

GW clinches fifth seed with Senior-Day win

By the time junior guard Tony Taylor stepped to the foul line with 10 seconds left in the game Saturday, the fate of the men’s basketball team had been sealed. The dominoes around the Atlantic 10 had fallen and regardless of whether or not the Colonials won or lost, they would be the fifth seed […]

Acting without sight

Forbidden Planet Productions decided to recreate more than just the real world setting in this weekend’s “Butterflies are Free” – the theater org decided to recreate what it’s like in the world for the blind. Under the direction of Elizabeth Hay, Forbidden Planet Productions opened Leonard Gershe’s “Butterflies Are Free” this weekend, a story about […]

SA Guide: Jason Kaplan

Age: 20 Year: Junior Major: Poli Comm Hometown: New York City Embarrassing freshman year moment: I went to see David Plouffe speak and my cell phone went off to the sound of Stewie from “Family Guy” yelling, “Mom! Mom! Mommy!” Next song University President Steven Knapp should dance to: I really think he should do […]

SA guide: Ted Costigan

Age: 21 Year: Junior Major: Political communication Hometown: Reading, Mass. Embarrassing freshman year moment: The Red Sox losing game seven to the Devil Rays in the American League Championship Series. Next song University President Steven Knapp should dance to: “Under Pressure” by Queen Platform: reduce printing costs; increase Gelman Library’s operational budget; make it known […]

Career Center targets CCAS majors for job preparedness

To aid graduating seniors in liberal arts programs prepare for the workforce, the Career Center will provide weekly targeted resources to students in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences leading up to graduation. The Career Center regularly offers job-search support for seniors during the spring semester, but beginning this year, students in CCAS will […]

SA guide: Zahin Hasan

Age: 20 Year: Junior Major: Biomedical engineering Hometown: Elkridge, Md. Embarrassing freshman year moment: I lived in Hensley and the first weekend of school we busted out the Nintendo 64 and were playing Mario when a senior called UPD on us. Next song President Steven Knapp should dance to: “Everytime We Touch” by Cascada Platform: […]

SA Guide: John Richardson

Age: 20 Year: Sophomore Major: Business economics and public policy Hometown: Portland, Maine Embarrassing freshman year moment: I face planted in a Funger lecture halls on my way to the front of the room. Next song University President Steven Knapp should dance to: “Bootylicious” by Destiny’s Child Platform: on-campus job recruiting; create an office of […]

D.C. avoids government shutdown

The federal government escaped a seemingly imminent shutdown last week with the passage of a 2-week budget measure that enables the government to keep operating through March 18. The Republican-led House passed a 2-week extension of the resolution with $4 billion in cuts to the budget Feb. 28. The Senate adopted the measure March 2, […]