April 12, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 55

Stories from the April 12, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Patrick Rochelle: My rage against the machine

What is it about this part of the semester that makes everyone’s computer crash? How is it that all the printers in Gelman seem to go awry in the spring? And why is it whenever these things happen, it seems our entire livelihoods – mine included – are halted until these malfunctions are resolved? A […]

Letter to the editor

Show future Colonials your passion for GW We are writing in response to the column, “Rush season for admissions,” (March 22, p. 4). There is something magical about April Visit Days. Getting admitted seniors to choose GW is by far the most gratifying experience for anybody in admissions. As students who have participated in various […]


Friday ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’ Watch the fourth installment of the action series, which provides a thrill ride from Dubai to Mumbai in Tom Cruise’s return as Ethan Hunt. Marvin Center Amphitheater – 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday Relay for Life Support those who have battled cancer in the overnight competition among teams to raise […]

Three categories steal the screen at film festival

The unlikely pairings of the Caribbean, social justice and comedy will combine Thursday as part of Filmfest DC. More than 80 films, including two shorts programs and an array of children’s works, will appear on screens from April 12 through the 22 across the District as the annual film festival provides a platform for a […]

A cheese lover’s paradise

When I was younger, my family took a trip to Cowgirl Creamery in Point Reyes Station, Calif. As an 11-year-old, I was uninterested in the artisan cheeses. When my mom came back from the display cases, she handed me an apple wedge with a slice of locally crafted cheese on top. But with an apprehensive […]