April 30, 2012

Volume 108, Issue 60

Stories from the April 30, 2012 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

After revamp, J Street rethinks image

The often-criticized dining hub is seeking feedback from student leaders to redefine its brand, after one of the largest overhauls in the venue’s history last summer failed to increase sales.

Honoring a hero at GW

Pushpa Basnet could not get the image of a young girl smiling, reaching out to her from behind a jail cell’s bars out of her mind. The then-21-year-old saw the smiling child during a visit to a Nepalese jail while studying for her bachelor’s degree in social work. Nepalese law forces parents who face incarceration […]

What makes the American house a home

The National Building Museum explores what makes an American house a home, as part of a new long-term exhibition that opened April 28. Designed by award-winning New York-based firm Ralph Appelbaum Associates – which worked on the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the Newseum – House & Home takes viewers through seven individual, but related […]