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.

Retail shops to open near Thurston Hall

More shopping opportunities will be available near Thurston Hall, after a government agency approved plans to add retail shops in its office building. The National Capital Planning Commission approved plans for retail shops on the E Street side of the General Services Administration headquarters, the building that takes up the square block from 18th Street […]

Winning the crown

Pageant stereotypes have portrayed female contestants as bathing-suit-wearing, stage-strutting, baton-juggling lovers of world peace. Sophomore and Miss Teen USA 2011 contestant Imani Bentham challenges these oversimplified conceptions. Bentham doesn’t juggle a baton, but instead balances classes, an internship, membership in the Black Student Union, pageant responsibilities and work as assistant editor-in-chief of The Ace Magazine. […]

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, […]