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.

Avenue apartments more expensive than other Foggy Bottom options

Apartments at The Avenue are hundreds of dollars more expensive than other area housing options, with an average rent of $3,400 per month excluding utilities. The prices of apartments at the mixed-use development range from $2,160 for a 526-square-foot studio apartment, to approximately $10,000 for a three-bedroom apartment with a den. Some one-bedroom models cost […]

Student Association Senate overhauls financial process

Funding for student organizations will be doled out in a dramatically different way next year, after the Student Association Senate voted unanimously to overhaul the financial allocations process in its final meeting of the year Tuesday. The Senate Finance Committee will be required to distribute 85 percent of the SA’s funding to student organizations during […]

Logan Dobson: Campus leaders, unemployed graduates

Writing a resume can be an extremely enlightening experience. Believe me, I would know; many of my fellow graduating seniors can relate to the seemingly endless amount of writing, editing and rewriting of resumes that has occurred in our lives over the past few months. It’s odd to try to encapsulate your entire life in […]

Beer to be served at Spring Fling

Program Board will sell beer at this year’s Spring Fling 2011. PB received the go-ahead to serve alcohol Wednesday afternoon after obtaining the required license through the University’s Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Education and the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration. Program Board Executive Chair Wesley Callahan said other student organizations have sought approval […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 4/04/11 – 10 p.m. Location: South Hall Case closed University Police Department officers responded to assist GW Housing Programs staff with an administrative search that yielded 28 unmarked pills in a Ziploc bag. Referred to Student Judicial Services 4/07/11 – 7:59 p.m. Location: Thurston Hall Case closed UPD officers responded to assist […]

Andrew Clark: What Tax Day really means for GW students

Next Monday is going to be a bit worse than your average start of the week. Americans across the country will be filing out their tax returns as Tax Day was moved from April 15 to April 18. As GW seniors begin to obsess over jobs, this day should serve as a daunting reminder of […]

Obama reveals deficit reduction plan

President Barack Obama rebuked Republican budget proposals Wednesday in a speech at Jack Morton Auditorium, calling for both tax hikes on the wealthy and spending cuts to trim the nation’s mounting deficit. Obama outlined his administration’s vision for fiscal discussions aimed at slashing the deficit by $4 trillion by 2012 at his fourth visit to […]

Indian venue opens at J Street for trial period

A new venue in J Street will serve up curry and naan, after students voiced concerns about a lack of variety in the Marvin Center-based eatery. The White Peacock, an Indian restaurant, will offer lunch at the Burrito Del Rey station for two weeks before potentially becoming a permanent fixture. The restaurant opened Monday. “The […]

Letter to the Editor

Alternate options for summer housing I wanted to respond to the column by Doug Cohen, “Can’t live with summer housing” (March 28, pg. 4), concerning the cost of summer housing for GW students. GW Housing Programs is committed to supporting any student staying on campus to reach his or her academic goals or expand his […]


Thursday ‘Frost/Nixon’ Watch a play about the interviews between President Richard Nixon and journalist David Frost, addressing Nixon’s role in the Watergate scandal. Lisner Downstage – 7 to 11 p.m. Friday Movie under the stars Watch a screening of ‘The King’s Speech,’ about King George VI’s struggle to overcome a stutter. South Park behind Guthridge […]