April 14, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 56

Stories from the April 14, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Becky Reeves: A rocky road worth traveling

Each year, graduating editors are given 30 final column inches – “30” was historically used to signify the end of a story – to reflect on their time at The Hatchet, published in the final issues of the year. My start at The Hatchet was nothing short of rocky. It was my sophomore year, and […]

University announces more Commencement speakers

Representatives from NASA, local educators and business moguls will respectively headline seven graduation ceremonies in May. The Elliott School of International Affairs will host NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver, who received her master’s degree at GW. “We are proud and honored to host Elliott School alumna Lori Garver as the school’s celebration speaker,” Elliott School […]

GWTV relaunches brand

GWTV doesn’t want to be just another college station. With an ambitious staff and a fresh new website, GWTV hopes to widen the scope of its broadcasts by covering more off-campus news. Anna Flickinger, associate director of content development, said a major goal of GWTV is to be more visible both within and outside the […]

Quicktakes

Voxhaul Broadcast “Timing is Everything” (Voxhaul Broadcast) “Timing is Everything” is truly a great listen from start to finish. As Los Angeles-based band Voxhaul Broadcast’s full-length debut album, it offers a series of rock songs that range from dark and gritty to lighthearted and fun. Although every song is worth a listen, the tracks to […]

University reduces emissions by 3 percent

The University reduced its net carbon emissions by nearly 3 percent over one year, making headway in its long-term goal of carbon neutrality. Through the Climate Action Plan – GW’s concrete roadmap to reach carbon neutrality by 2040 – the University has been focusing primarily on climate change and carbon emissions, Sophie Waskow, the stakeholder […]

Hadley Malcolm: Meandering my way in

Each year, graduating editors are given 30 final column inches – “30” was historically used to signify the end of a story – to reflect on their time at The Hatchet, published in the final issues of the year. It’s 10 p.m. and I’ve just arrived at The Hatchet townhouse. I sit in front of […]

University Police Department to move over the summer

The umbrella office that houses the University Police Department will begin to move its headquarters to the Academic Center this summer. University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said all departments under the Division of Safety and Security Program, including the Environmental Health and Safety Department and the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management, will shift their […]

Sports in Brief

Kvancz, Feinstein to headline NCAA discussion WRGW will host Athletic Director Jack Kvancz and Washington Post sports columnist John Feinstein Thursday for a discussion on the most recent NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Kvancz’s career at GW and the state of college athletics in mid-major conferences. Kvancz, who earlier this semester announced he would retire June […]

Golfer’s win streak sets record

Very little about Andres Pumariega’s path to the men’s golf team has been ordinary. Golf was never his game growing up, and once he did pick it up, GW wasn’t the place he initially decided he to play. But things have a way of working out and the junior is defying expectations, leaving his mark […]