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.


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 […]

University delays 4-RIDE automation

The University is extending its deadline to automate 4-RIDE vans past this semester because a trial run of the system is in the works. Senior Associate Vice President for Safety and Security Darrell Darnell – who is spearheading the project – said he does not have a time frame for finalizing a contract to automate […]

Men’s tennis handles Hoyas

Correction appended Conditions weren’t ideal for the men’s tennis team as play began in Georgetown Saturday. It was colder than anticipated as players bounced on the court before the match against the Hoyas, trying to stay warm. The courts were wet, posing an unwelcome challenge. But in the last regular match of the season for […]