March 28, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 51

Stories from the March 28, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

UPD arrests theft suspect

University Police Department officers arrested a suspected bike thief Thursday during a plainclothes sting aimed at stemming the rising number of bike thefts on both the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses. Seventy-eight bikes have been stolen on both the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses, at an average of two to three bikes per […]

University selects leader for LGBT Resource Center

The University hired a short-term leader for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center, filling the center’s 4-month-long void in leadership. Timothy Kane, formerly the director of the Office of Community Service, will step into the role of interim associate director for inclusion initiatives, the University announced March 21, relieving the pressure put on […]

Richardson, Costigan clinch top SA spots in runoff

<!– <!– It took just 34 votes for Student Association President-elect John Richardson to beat out junior Chris Clark during last week’s SA runoff election. Richardson, a sophomore, earned 50.6 percent of the vote to Clark’s 49.4 percent. In the general election two weeks before, Clark had led Richardson by 63 votes. “It was a […]

Colonials finish weekend with win

In head coach Scott Reed’s words, the 12-4 victory over Mercyhurst Sunday served as a defensive breakthrough for the women’s water polo team. “Our defense has finally awoken,” Reed said. “We needed to commit to defense and we were able to do that today.” With their defeat of the Lakers, the Colonials (5-12) capped off […]

Area group seeks park adoption renewal

A community business group hopes to renew a contract with D.C. Parks and Recreation to continue the upkeep of a park in the West End neighborhood. The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, a nonprofit corporation made up of local property owners, is awaiting a letter of support from the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory […]

Hatchet Recipes: Indian-spiced salmon with coconut rice

I like to think outside the box when it comes to food, and this dish has Thai and Indian elements. One might not expect flavors from both sides of the Bay of Bengal to marry well, but seared salmon rubbed with garam masala is delicious when paired with jasmine rice cooked in coconut milk with […]

Women’s tennis sweeps Saint Joseph’s in Philly

After dropping its first two matches of the weekend against James Madison and Temple, the women’s tennis team capped its doubleheader Sunday with a 7-0 win against Saint Joseph’s. Friday, the Colonials were dominated at home by James Madison, which nearly swept GW before sophomore Dorota Lysienia won at number seven singles in two games. […]

Scholarship named for civil rights activist

GW established a public service scholarship and special memorial in honor of social activist Dr. Dorothy Height Thursday. Height, who died last year, was a champion for education and a leader in the civil rights movement, as well as the former president of the National Council for Negro Women. The $10,000 scholarship will be awarded […]

Capital Bikeshare offers 5-day pass

Clarification appended Capital Bikeshare, a growing regional bike-sharing program, is now offering riders the option of purchasing a five-day pass as a way to attract tourists as well as residents to the program. The new passes went on sale Saturday, just in time for the beginning of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, as well as […]


Monday Let’s Talk About Politics Baby Take part in a conversation about which political issues matter to college students. Marvin Center, Room 301 – 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday RwandArt Sale GlobeMed is hosting a sale of artwork by GW students. All proceeds go to a health clinic in Rwanda. University Yard – 9 a.m. […]