April 7, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 54

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

Community relations spot to lie vacant

A week before GW’s current head of community relations is slated to leave his role, a top University official said GW has yet to determine who will permanently replace the assistant vice president. Vice President of External Relations Lorraine Voles said the University will not be able to hire a permanent successor before Michael Akin, […]

Law, medical school speakers announced

A former treasury secretary and the co-founder of a medical charity will speak at the GW Law School and the School of Medicine and Health Sciences graduation ceremonies this May. John William Snow, who graduated from the GW Law School in 1967, served as the 73rd U.S. secretary of the treasury from 2003 to 2006 […]

Pizza joint to open on 21st and L streets

Naked Pizza, an all-natural New Orleans-based restaurant, will open a new location in the Foggy Bottom area in late May. The business, focused on serving up healthy pizza options, will open a store at the Winston House at 2140 L Street, along with five other D.C.-area locations expected to open up in the coming months. […]

Learning to fight back

As his attacker advanced, University Police Department Capt. Michael Glaubach shoved a finger into the assailant’s ear and thrusted the attacker’s head backwards. As the assailant fell back, Glaubach stopped to explain how this simple move could help women stave off a sexual assault. Glaubach taught six women techniques to prevent attacks in a three-hour […]

Confessions

An itchy situation It was the Fourth of July and I came to D.C. to visit friends for the weekend. We went to Georgetown and drank a little too much. I ended up dancing with this guy, which led to us hooking up. We decided to walk home together, but about halfway out the door, […]

Sports in Brief

Upcoming Games Softball at Fordham New York City Friday, 3 p.m. Women’s Tennis Atlantic 10 Tournament Charlottesville, VA. Friday, Saturday, Sunday Women’s Lacrosse at Temple Philadelphia Friday, 3:30 p.m. Baseball vs. Canisius Arlington, Va. Saturday, 12 p.m. Men’s and Women’s Rowing GW Invitational Regatta Washington, D.C. Saturday and Sunday, all day Number Crunch: 12 The […]

Wild Art: Sliding Safe

The caption on this photo was updated April 7, 2011 to reflect the following: The Hatchet incorrectly reported that sophomore Justin Albright was a junior and that the Colonials will have a two-game series at home this weekend against Canisius. It is a three-game series.

Queer women stand out through activism

Whenever men ask Ali Lozano out she politely declines, explaining she only dates women. Last year, one of her want-to-be suitors was taken back because he didn’t believe Lozano looked like a lesbian. “But you’re pretty!” she remembers him saying. His response was jarring but not necessarily unexpected, Lozano said. “It was very indicative of […]

New loan brings University debt to $1.1 billion

University officials borrowed an additional $100 million late last month, bringing the University’s debt to $1.1 billion, the largest amount in University history. Executive Vice President and Treasurer Lou Katz said GW took out the loan to give the University more cash on hand, bringing the total amount of cash on hand from $300 million […]