April 18, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 57

Stories from the April 18, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Expanding student theater

Maddie Hendricks has a goal for campus theater. Inspired by the theater department’s New Plays Festival, a yearly showcase of one-act plays written by theater students and recent alumni, Hendricks is canvassing campus, asking students to write plays in any form and on any subject. “What if there is a student reading series that is […]

Student Association to focus on student outreach

John Richardson and Ted Costigan are putting student outreach as a top priority for their tenure as the student body’s top leaders. Richardson and Costigan, president-elect and executive vice president-elect, respectively, plan to organize a new Office of Student Outreach over the summer. Each representative in the outreach office will come up with specific initiatives […]

Louis Nelson: My job is cooler than yours

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. Even as I sit down to write the first sentence of the last thing I’ll ever […]

Chris Gregory: Waiting for the moment

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. I’m not one to write about my own experiences. I figure if I just show people, […]

Calendar

Monday Blood Drive Donate blood to the American Red Cross at a GW Knights of Columbus event. Marvin Center, Room 308 – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Speechwriting for Nixon Hear about crafting a presidential message from former White House speechwriters. Jack Morton Auditorium – 2 p.m. Tuesday Political satire debate Watch the College Democrats […]

Sports in Brief

Baseball swept in series against Fordham The baseball team was swept by Fordham over the weekend, falling in each game of its three-game series. Friday’s game featured six lead changes before Fordham earned a walk-off 8-7 win in the bottom of the ninth. Junior catcher Jimmy Best hit a solo home run in the second, […]

Student bands battle against cancer

Bands from across genres took the stage in the Marvin Center Saturday to compete and raise money to fight cancer. Five local bands, The Mighty Heard, The Couillard Brothers Band, The Legend Lives On, Sam Fox-Hartin and Que Crivella brought an eclectic musical mix to the stage. The Mighty Heard, a mid-Atlantic funk collaboration, ultimately […]

Students rally on Hill against aid cuts

College students from across the District rallied on Capitol Hill Friday to urge Congress to protect education funding and student aid. The rally – organized by the group D.C. Students Speak – was held in opposition to possible cuts to federal student aid. House Republicans passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., that […]

ANC approves outdoor dining

A new restaurant set to open next month received support from the Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission to open an outdoor seating area and garden in the summer. Stephen Gavula, the owner of Circa, presented his request to receive a 45-day trial for this outside space at the ANC’s monthly meeting Wednesday. […]

Metro police make prostitution arrest

Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested a female subject Wednesday for allegedly soliciting prostitution at the nearby Melrose Hotel. Officers from the MPD Narcotics and Special Investigations Unit responded to a listing by a female subject soliciting prostitution, according to police documents. On April 13, an undercover officer agreed to meet with the subject in room […]