April 23, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 58

Stories from the April 23, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Water Street Project flows into Georgetown

For 11 days, a restaurant-to-be in Georgetown has transformed into an artistic labyrinth and a self-described interactive human experiment. The non-traditional display of art, fashion and music, dubbed The Water Street Project, opened at 3401 Water St. April 19. Created by an ever-changing collaborative arts and marketing group, No Kings Collective, the agency brokered a […]

The District Sound

The Hatchet previews the following upcoming local shows: Good Old War, Ingrid Michaelson and the Own the Night 2012 World Tour.

Colonials swept by Bonnies in three-game stand

The clank of aluminum bats was the only sign of life in GW’s dugout Saturday as the Colonials packed up their gear. GW (15-25) continued its 10-game home stand by hosting St. Bonaventure at Barcroft Park this weekend for three games. But with run production almost nonexistent in the first two games and pitching a […]

GW halts Dayton in game two of doubleheader

The Colonials returned from a disheartening loss in game one of a doubleheader Saturday to nab a victory in the second game. The win, more than a returning salvo after an opening defeat, was crucial for GW’s place in the conference standings as it looks to qualify for the Atlantic 10 tournament. It was also […]

Alumna, trustee to address School of Nursing

An alumna and member of the University’s Board of Trustees will speak about nursing’s role in the global health care system when she addresses the School of Nursing at its May 19 graduation ceremony. Ellen Zane, the first female chief executive officer of Tufts Medical Center, said she will encourage graduates to navigate through the […]

D.C. Water to replace aging pipeline on H Street

The D.C. Water and Sewage Authority will replace a water pipeline in June that cuts through H Street, disrupting one of the most heavily trafficked streets on the Foggy Bottom Campus for a projected six months. The project, part of a citywide initiative to replace aging water mains and improve water quality, will excavate a […]

Neighbors mark improved University relations

Neighbors are looking to loosen requirements for a city-mandated committee of GW officials and local residents, citing improved town-grown relations just five years after the group’s formation. The effort to eliminate a mandate to appoint neighborhood representatives on the Community Advisory Committee shows diminishing tensions between GW and residents bordering campus – a shift from […]

Senior to reflect on GW memories

Senior Noreen Kassam was not looking to stand out. She just wanted to share her GW story, and explain why her four years mattered. But the international affairs and political science major will be in a unique spot when she stands alongside NBC News anchor Brian Williams delivering a message of service and sharing her […]

Konwerski to lead student life offices

One of the most recognizable faces in Rice Hall will assume the highest ranking position in student life next year, the provost announced Friday. As senior associate provost and dean of student affairs, Peter Konwerski, a three-time alumnus, will take the helm of student life resources related to extracurriculars, career services and health and wellness […]