February 6, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 45

Stories from the February 6, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Lisner hosts Spanish flavor, smooth moves, and a whole lot of pretty ladies

“Oh my God, I can see that nun’s underwear!” I remember thinking as the Flamenco dancers fired themselves across the stage, deafening all ears around them with astounding heel-toe impacts upon the floor. Spinning like turbines, they whirled and flipped their dresses, or should I say habits, in every possible direction. No, these were not […]

Greek Briefs

Alpha Phi Alpha hosts annual step show The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will host its sixth annual charity step show Saturday night. Step is a combination of African and Africa- American dance. Groups from D.C. and the surrounding area will participate in the show. The competition will start at 7 p.m. in Lisner Auditorium, and […]

Letters to the Editor

Support Volunteers I commend the editorial in the Feb. 3 edition of The Hatchet (“Let the volunteers decide,” p. 4) on the topic of volunteers at Neval Thomas Elementary School. Having served as a volunteer and volunteer coordinator throughout my undergraduate years at GW, I realize and tremendously respect the commitment and passion volunteers bring […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 1/28 Simple Assault Case Closed A female student reported being hit in the arm and back during an altercation with another student. The student was not hurt. Referred to SJS Liquor Law Violation 2/1 1957 E St. – 12:04 a.m. Case Closed University Police responding to a noise complaint found 23 people in […]

Inside the huddle

After four home games last week, GW basketball fans know what it’s like to cheer on the Colonials in the stands at the Smith Center. But what is it like for the athletes and coaches on the court and on the bench? Earlier this week, Professor Charles Toftoy of GW’s School of Business and Public […]

GWBlitz! folds amidst staff conflict

The GWBlitz! ceased production last month amidst conflict among staff members, the publisher and other University departments. After one and a half years of a monthly print edition and regular Web site updates, the December issue was the final edition of the Blitz. “We really couldn’t put the money together,” publisher Derek Grosso said, explaining […]

Column: Fear and smoking in America

This year the most interesting commercials during the Super Bowl were not beer-related, rather they were the new and exciting messages from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy warning revelers against the dangers of a leafy green plant. These ads come in several flavors: smokers killing people with cars, getting pregnant, neglecting […]

SA investigates Oshana

The Student Association Finance Committee held a special session Monday night to investigate Vice President for Judicial and Legislative Affairs Justin Oshana’s decision to make a complete listing of student organization expenditures public. The heated meeting, which had to be moved to the Marvin Center Amphitheater because so many students showed up, ended when Oshana […]