April 11, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 55

Stories from the April 11, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sports In Brief

Women’s tennis finishes fourth at A-10 championships The GW women’s tennis team advanced past Xavier 4-1 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Championship Saturday but ultimately fell to Richmond 4-0 in the semifinal match. It then fell 4-0 to Temple in Sunday’s third-place match, ending with a fourth-place finish overall. Sophomore Mimi Hamling and […]


Monday A Journey to East Africa Try free Ethiopian food and get a henna tattoo while watching performances at this Africa Week event. Kogan Plaza – 12 to 3 p.m. NPR’s 40th anniversary Attend an event honoring NPR’s 40th anniversary, as well as retiring media law professor Christopher Sterling. Jack Morton Auditorium – 6:15 to […]

Mayor looks to change liquor laws

District businesses may be able to sell liquor until midnight, if a budget proposed by Mayor Vincent Gray is approved by the D.C. Council in the coming weeks. The budget proposal would allow stores to sell alcoholic beverages until midnight Mondays through Saturdays, as opposed to current laws which force stores to cease the sale […]


The Hatchet incorrectly captioned the photo as UNC bhangra performing and GW Bhangra as sponsors for Bhangra Blowout 18. The photo depicts Bruin Bhangra from UCLA and the event was sponsored by GW South Asian Society.

Philosophy department irked by move to Vern

The GW Department of Philosophy will move to the Mount Vernon Campus by January 2012, an announcement that prompted outcry from faculty members who said the decision was made without their input. Philosophy department chair Gail Weiss said she was informed about the move last week in a meeting with Columbian College of Arts and […]

Letter to the Editor

The Graduate School of Political Management hiring process, clarified The Hatchet’s staff editorial, “GSPM: Include input from adjunct faculty” (April 4, pg. 4), regarding the search for a Graduate School of Political Management director, neglected to explain several important points about how academic searches are conducted. I’d like to take this opportunity to educate those […]

Weeklong event aims to raise awareness of sexual assault

A series of events to raise awareness of sexual assault came to campus last week as part of GW Students Against Sexual Assault’s four-day “Take Back the Night” campaign. Take Back the Night – a national foundation launched in 2001 – helps give a voice to sexual assault survivors, SASA President Emily Rasowsky said. “We […]