April 21, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 58

Stories from the April 21, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Promises of sex, love and insurance

A musical comedy singing to the tune of love, sex and scandal takes the stage at West Hall Theater this weekend. “Promises, Promises,” Forbidden Planet Productions’ upcoming spring performance, features an ambitious insurance executive who permits his superiors to use his apartment for romantic rendezvous in exchange for promotional help. Freshman director Henry Morillo will […]

Hatchet Expat: Ciao Milan, bonjour Paris

As I try to accept that I will be leaving Milan in less than two months, I can’t help but reminisce on what my study abroad experience has given me. I find it hard to believe I have actually lived through so much in what seems to be a mere few days. From realizing that […]

Justin Guiffre: Moments worth living

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. This too shall pass. I’ve thought about this for a long time. I don’t know where […]

QuickTakes

Paul Simon “So Beautiful or So What” (Hear Music/Concord Music Group) Paul Simon, half of the famed duo Simon & Garfunkel, has released his solo album, “So Beautiful or So What.” Though Simon’s usual fans will enjoy it, a few of the tracks have a different timbre than his older music. Many songs are remarkably […]

Anne Wernikoff: Home is where The Hatchet is

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 started thinking about what to write for this column months ago, knowing that the task […]

Privacy laws tightened for students

The Department of Education may limit the amount of information universities are allowed to release through student directories, after the agency proposed new policies to increase student privacy. Potential new specifications to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act – the act that protects student academic records – include a provision allowing schools to restrict […]

Student group urges new Walmart to cooperate with community

GW’s Progressive Student Union will partner with a grassroots organization to demand that Walmart provide amenities to the local community, as the megastore nears development and operation at four locations in the District. Walmart is still in the process of being cleared by the City Council to start construction at its four locations, one on […]

Amy D’Onofrio: Covering D.C. from 2140 G

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. As a freshman I walked into 2140 G St. for an open house, and within the […]