Monday, January 28, 2008

E-mail quota and wireless set to expand

by Andrew Ramonas

Students will be able to use a University e-mail system with extra storage space at more places around campus by September.

GW drops to 1-4 in Atlantic 10

by Joanna Shapes

Ten minutes into the GW men's basketball team's game against Duquesne Saturday night, Karl Hobbs dismissed his team's play with a brisk wave of his hand.

Women's basketball rolls over Charlotte

by Alex Byers

After a pair of lethargic victories and a conference loss, Saturday's GW women's basketball team's match-up with a hot Charlotte did not seem like what the doctor had ordered.

Hobbs assessed technical foul

by Joanna Shapes

PITTSBURGH — For the second time in as many games, GW men's basketball coach Karl Hobbs received a technical foul in the second half of a road loss.

Post workers fight for wages

by Amy Rhodin
Hatchet Reporter

"Looks like greed is in STYLE. Just ask Washington Post executives," reads one sign in a Metro station that references a blown-up photo of the Post's Style section.

Work begins on Knapp's home

by Melissa Schaff
Hatchet Reporter

Demolition is complete and renovations are beginning on a multi million dollar project to refurbish the Alumni House for University President Steven Knapp.

CVS may occupy vacant space in Shops at 2000 Penn

by Nick Marell and Eric Roper
Hatchet Reporters

The location at 21st and H streets has been empty since Tower Records, which rented the space since 1984, left last spring.

Women's Basketball: Senior guards earn praise

by Dan Greene

In a game like Saturday's decisive win over Charlotte, it would seem hard for individuals to stand out.

Breaking down the elements

by Nikita Sabharwal

Early Saturday morning, middle school and high school students launched balloons off of Marvin Center, catapulted projectiles across Smith Center and designed a contraption known as the "boomilever" in the School of Media and Public Affairs building.

Study Break: Murky Coffee Clarendon

by Hilary Walke

When the workload is heavy and the library is packed, a frantic student might panic for the nearest Starbucks, but the smart ones know that Murky Coffee in Arlington, Va., is a practical alternative.

Taking a leap of faith in dating

by Amanda Panitch
Hatchet Reporter

When 30 students crowded into the basement of the Hillel building wearing bold numbers taped to their chests, it looked as if a marathon was about to start.

Weekly Checkup: "Beer Jackets"

by Annie McGinnis
Hatchet Reporter

On a cold winter night it may feel like a shot of alcohol is the next best thing to a warm coat - but research has proven that the opposite is true.

Despite losses to Army, swimming celebrates senior day

by Amanda Lilly
Hatchet Reporter

Heading into the men's and women's swimming and diving teams' final home meet of the season, the seniors were not to be ignored.

Snapshot: Boat Blues

GW Brief: Firewall inventor to teach workshops for the Law School

by Andrew Elwell

The man responsible for creating the first commercially successful Internet firewall is set to join the Law School's Creative and Innovative Economy Center as a research fellow.

GW Brief: Elliott School graduate appointed by Bush for USAID position

by Caroline Coppel

President George W. Bush recently nominated GW alumnus Jeffrey Grieco to serve as the assistant administrator of legislative and public affairs for the United States Agency for International Development.

Correction

Blind Date: A Comfortable Conversation

by Colleen Dolan
Hatchet Reporter

A ballroom-dancing guy and a rock-climbing girl found some common ground over a meal of surf-and-turf in Georgetown's Miss Saigon.

Campus Calendar

SA sen. charged with assault

by Sarah Scire

A Student Association senator accused of assault and weapons charges appeared in D.C. Superior Court Friday for a status hearing.

University to alter room capacity

by Megan Buerger
Hatchet Staff Writer

Rooms in Fulbright and City Hall will have smaller capacities in fall 2008, and Francis Scott Key will hold juniors.

Making fashion function

by Carly Sharon
Hatchet Reporter

Calling all over-packers! Leave your clinched belts, laced up boots and stifling corsetry at home this spring break.

Saumya Narechania: Where's the value in today's debates?

by Saumya Narechania
Hatchet Columnist

I normally would have a problem quoting an obscure Midwestern senator that last served almost 30 years ago, but considering Eli Manning just made the Super Bowl, normalcy has pretty much been thrown out the window.

Leaving the sun on the beach

by Reva Singh
Hatchet Reporter

One common souvenir from spring break trips is a nasty sunburn, but the proper precautions can save your skin from some serious sun damage.

Building in the Big Easy: exploring the untraditional

by Sarah Biggart

This spring 84 students, two faculty advisers and seven trip leaders will leave Foggy Bottom to help volunteer in Musician's Village in New Orleans - one of the many alternative spring breaks being offered by GW this year.

Juliette Dallas-Feeney: Time for students to go green

by Juliette Dallas-Feeney

Being a GW student means having one's finger on the political pulse a little more than many of our college counterparts at other schools around the country.

Faraz Hamedani: Make every year worth it

by Faraz Hamedani

At the start of every semester, I keep trying to get back that feeling I got at Colonial Inauguration.

Jet-setting for class credit

by Madeleine Morgenstern

While most college students see their spring break as a time to get away from academia, several new classes offered this semester incorporate a trip abroad as part of the course requirements. These classes are what the study abroad office calls "Short-Term Abroad" courses.

Staff Editorial: 2008 presidential endorsements

Our choices: Hillary Clinton and John McCain.

Get a hot body for hot weather

by Leah Carliner

For guys, there is only one must-have accessory for the beaches on spring break this year: a hot body.

Travel plans for procrastinators

by Laura Treanor

If you have landed in the middle of the second semester with nothing organized for spring break, it may not be too late - and STA Travel has some suggestions to get you out of the country and into the sun.

SA to hold second election on student fee increase

by Emily Cahn

The Student Association senate voted unanimously on Tuesday night to hold a University-wide referendum on a 50-cent per credit hour increase of the one-dollar student fee.

Wild Art: Dirty Digging

City tackles rodent resurgence

by Paige Hansen
Hatchet Reporter

Complaints about rodents increased in the District for the first time in seven years, and University and city officials are responding with increased pest control efforts.

Author chides Arab men

by Noura Ismail
Hatchet Reporter

Every woman in the Middle East has a group of men working to silence her, author Deborah Kanafani said at a speech Friday in the Elliott School.

Evangelist leaders debate on panel

by Madeleine Morgenstern

Web ExtraTop figures in the Evangelical movement discuss issues and leadership qualities they deem important.

Business School goes green, gets rank

by Eric Thibault

Web ExtraThe Aspen Institute ranks GW No. 13 on its list of schools that integrate sustainability into curricula.

District student leaders convene

by Emily Cahn

Web ExtraStudent leaders from across D.C. met to discuss and collaborate on issues that affect their constituents.

Slideshow: Obama speaks at American

Women's Basketball: Despite late run by Flyers, Colonials down Dayton

by Joanna Shapes

Web Update Tuesday, Jan. 29, 11:34 p.m. GW head coach Joe McKeown tallied career win number 499 Tuesday evening, with the GW women's basketball team's win over Dayton, 81-73.