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Monday, March 4, 2002
My boyfriend is really small down there and he's really embarrassed about it. I told him that size doesn't matter, but he won't even let me take a shower with him. How do I make him get over this fear? - Little things He sure is making something really small into something really big, huh? No seriously, why don't you just ask him why he feels so insecure about it.
GW's Career Center reports that job market is tighter now than past years, and many GW seniors said they are feeling the pinch as they continue with less than successful job searches. "It's supply and demand," said Jonathan Ferguson, assistant director for Career Services in the Career Center.
African-Irish pop/R&B star Samantha Mumba is giving Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera a run for their money. The 18-year-old diva's debut album, Gotta Tell You (Polydor Records), not only topped the Irish charts but held an impressive reign on the U.S.
As Martin Scorsese left the podium, the crowd cheered with a glittering roar. This was not a roar for Scorsese himself but rather for the tribute he paid to the great Indian filmmaking legend Satyajit Ray. A black-tie gala at the Freer Gallery of Art was held Feb.
Love art but tired of the big galleries on the National Mall? The Phillips Collection, located on 21st and Q streets, hosts a variety of works in the exhibition Corot to Picasso: European Masterworks from the Smith College Museum of Art, which are well worth a gander.
Back in November when The Hatchet interviewed Chris Conley, singer and songwriter for the pop-punk band Saves the Day, his band was on the verge of breakout success. Conley himself came across as a meek, soft-spoken introvert, no different than any dorky kid you might pass on the street.
The work the GW women's tennis team is putting in on its new courts at the Mount Vernon Campus paid off this weekend with a 5-1 win over West Virginia Saturday in Pittsburgh. The Colonials won two of three doubles matches. Junior Tracy Wei and sophomore Lindy First won No.
PHILADELPHIA - The fate of the GW women's basketball team now rests in the hands of the NCAA Selection Committee. Xavier pulled a 67-64 upset in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament Saturday, abruptly ending GW's bid to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. For the second-consecutive year the Musketeers have ended GW's tournament title hopes.
Freshman T.J. Thompson converted a game-winning lay-up with a half second remaining to defeat Fordham 70-68 Saturday and secure the Colonials a fifth seed for this week's Atlantic 10 Tournament. The five-day tournament begins Wednesday at Philadelphia's First Union Spectrum, where GW will play fourth-seeded Massachusetts first.
It was a day of firsts for the GW women's lacrosse team Sunday - first home game, first shot, first goal, first hat trick, first win. The Colonials, recognized as a NCAA Division I team for the first time this year, began the season with a dominating 10-3 win over Marist College.
The GW gymnastics team took second place on bars and third on floor to finish fourth overall at the Wolfpack Invitational at North Carolina State Saturday. Senior Devin McCalla, last week's Co-Atlantic 10 player of the week, finished third in the all-around.
The GW baseball team dropped two of three games in the Cal State Northridge Tournament this weekend.
Until Sunday evening, Josh Singer was set to become the next president of the Student Association. But GW student elections have done it again - members of the Joint Elections Committee say they cannot certify the election results until it verifies one overseas proxy ballot. This ballot, JEC chairman Scott Scheffler said, could "most likely" affect the outcome of the election. This bears an uncanny resemblance to the Florida ballot fiasco of the 2000 U.S. presidential election and last year's certification delay when SA President Roger Kapoor finally won the election outright.
This past Friday, an intercollegiate student coalition comprised of 17 Free the Planet members from GW and Georgetown Universities students demonstrated their dedication to protecting the environment in a more productive manner. The students visited 13 member offices to push three amendments to add onto the White House's highly-touted energy plan. This particular method of activism is the right move in changing an energy plan doing little to reduce the United States' dependence on foreign oil for the foreseeable future.
While most students were still recovering from Thursday night out on the town, 17 members of the Free the Planet environmentalist group spent the day on Capitol Hill lobbying senators on environmental issues Friday.
With only two undergraduate senators returning for another year in the Student Association, recently elected senators said they will bring a fresh perspective to SA.
Larry King returned to GW Hospital Thursday afternoon to host a live Web cast of a cardiac catheterization, a heart procedure both King and Vice President Dick Cheney have undergone at the hospital.
$5 million reward for slain WSJ reporter Bush concerned over global image United Nations calls for $1.18 billion to aid Afghanistan Bush plans to topple Hussein
International Affairs Society to host Embassy Ball ESIA hosts first counselor of Italian Embassy HWC to host cook-off Experts host student social activism roundtable Yale professor to discuss the latest in Cold War history Newman center presents film forum GW panel to discuss U.S. peace-keeping missions Japan-American Society of D.C. presents Cherry Blossom Festival
Students danced the night away in the Hippodrome for 12 hours nonstop starting Friday at 8 p.m. through Saturday morning, raising more than $10,000 for a D.C. charity as part of the second-annual Dance Marathon.
Student demand and resources available in D.C. led GW to add biomedical engineering and biological anthropology as majors, GW officials said. The majors are open to students in any school.
Josh Singer won the Student Association presidential election by a margin of nine votes over Phil Robinson, 867 to 858, election officials announced Friday. But the outcome still hangs in the balance, as the Joint Elections Committee scrutinizes ballots and prepares to hear complaints about the election.
Updated 4:50 p.m. March 4 -- The Joint Election Committee declared a run-off election Monday afternoon after discovering that a study abroad student voted twice for Student Association presidential candidate Josh Singer in last week's election. Former candidate Dani Greenspan, who garnered about 17 percent of the vote last week, said he is now campaigning for SA candidate Phil Robinson.
Posted 2:50 a.m. March 6-Students will choose between Student Association presidential candidates Josh Singer and Phil Robinson in a run-off election Wednesday and Thursday. Singer contested the run-off in Student Court Tuesday night, but a unanimous ruling allowed the election to continue.