April 16, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 56

Stories from the April 16, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Back to rock’s softer side

For three weeks this year, intimacy is becoming the pillar of Hawthorne Heights shows, as the rock band sheds its harder sound and embarks on an acoustic tour. The four-member group sat with guitars in their laps Friday for 40 cross-legged fans on a carpeted floor in West Hall, playing the acoustic-only set, which featured […]

Getting the royal treatment

Three students slipped into ball gowns and lived like queens last week. Instead of running through the typical student schedule of classes and work, seniors Amy Brickman, Pierron Tackes and Lauren Kalina attended events like meet-and-greet ceremonies at the Department of State and gathered at a tea party as winners of the weeklong Cherry Blossom […]

Calendar

Monday ‘Living for 32’ Watch a film about a survivor of the Virginia Tech shooting on its five-year anniversary. This event also features a question-and-answer session moderated by Luke Russert. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom – 8 p.m. Tuesday Moving the Planet Forward Participate in a half-day conference featuring Mayor Vincent Gray that will highlight sustainable […]

GW drops doubleheader to Massachusetts

The first game GW dropped Sunday was a slugfest, with GW falling 8-0 to Massachusetts. The second was a tight pitcher’s duel in which only one run had crossed the plate until Minutewomen senior pitcher Sara Plourde hit a homer just over the left field fence in the sixth, clinching a 2-0 Massachusetts victory. It […]

Bar Belle: Sipping on an authentic Irish drink

Irish Whiskey Public House Where: 1207 19th St., NW Cover: No Carded: Yes Happy Hour: Monday through Friday, 3 to 7 p.m., $1 off all bottled beer, drafts, signature whiskey cocktails Bar Bells: Our Bar Belle roams around D.C. reviewing bars as she sees fit – if she can see straight after visiting them. If […]

Staff Editorial: Balancing academic and career advising

Many students see career advising as logging onto a website, uploading a resume and praying that some employer on GWork will notice. But with the University’s ongoing career services overhaul, students can hopefully look forward to a more constructive process. One of the major questions the Career Services Task Force will have to address is […]

Faculty Senate approves expansion

The Faculty Senate voted Friday to overhaul its model for divvying up seats, giving bigger schools more voices in the lobbying group. The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, the GW School of Business and the School of Medicine and Health Sciences will each gain two senators – an expansion that will give them more […]