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.

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 […]

Women’s rugby set to travel to Sweet 16

The magic number for the GW Women’s Rugby Football Club is four. The Colonials are one of 16 teams in the USA Rugby Division II playoffs in San Diego, Calif. leaving only four victories between them and the championship. With a handful of games still left ahead of them to define their season, members of […]

Staff Editorial: Responding to a campus tragedy

Yesterday our community learned a member of the GW family took his own life in City Hall residence hall. While the Colonial family may not know the student’s identity, we all know a loss of this proportion can elicit guilt, sadness and fear. This type of death forces a community to accept its incomprehension. It […]

Designs for library, fire station presented to local residents

The developer for the West End Library and Engine 1 fire station discussed design plans for the two properties Monday night at a West End Library Friends meeting. Eastbanc presented and explained the proposed features, which call for the West End Library complex to house the library, retail space, a coffee shop, a parking lot […]

Student dies in City Hall

A male student was found dead in City Hall Wednesday afternoon, in what Metropolitan Police Department officers are classifying as a suicide. MPD, University Police Department officers and medical examiners responded to the scene after 2 p.m. to find a male student dead in his room. There is no indication the death was the result […]