November 17, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 29

Stories from the November 17, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Battle of the Sexes

Question: I think my roommate is gay. I’m OK with that, but I’m not sure I’m comfortable with the idea of him having sex in the room. How do I bring this up if I’m not even sure he’s gay? And if he is, how do I get him to stop? Chick: What do you […]

GW in brief

Commitee questions course evaluations The Joint Committee of Faculty and Students discussed a resolution to improve course evaluations at its November meeting Friday. The proposal recommends using online surveys instead of the two existing paper surveys – one from the Student Association and one from the academic department. JCFS members said two evaluations are costly […]

Officials look to increase diversity

As the December application deadline approaches, University officials are focusing on recruiting more minority students to fill the incoming freshman class. GW enrolled fewer multicultural students this year than last, despite an increase in the number of minority applicants. The most significant decrease is in the number of admitted black students, which dropped from 114 […]

Organizations seek Marvin Center space

One of Help Initiate Peace’s greatest challenges is finding space on campus to hold meetings and events. With 35 members and a small, shared office, student group leaders are constantly searching for rooms. “We’d like to use (the Marvin Center) more if we could, but we can’t,” Mariya Isayeva, the group’s president. “(The) Marvin Center […]

Class Council dances for charity

The Marvin Center Grand Ballroom transformed into a high school cafeteria Friday night as students danced and mingled as though they were at the prom. About 260 students decked out in gowns and suits gathered together for the Class Council’s third annual Charity Ball. Profits from $15 event tickets and $1 raffle tickets went to […]

Billionaire addresses SBPM students

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett talked about his financial successes and offered advice to business students at the Marvin Center Continental Ballroom Thursday. After brief introductions by MBA Association members and School of Business and Public Management Dean Susan Phillips, Buffett began, “I’m here with a short sermon but I’d much rather hear your thoughts. So […]

Alpha Phi Alpha honors women

The men of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity showed their appreciation for women Sunday evening at the group’s fourth annual Black Female Appreciation Dinner. About 75 people from GW and American and Howard universities attended the dinner. Women received yellow roses as they entered the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom, where rhythm and blues music played […]

D.C. in brief

Jury begins deliberations in sniper trial Jurors deliberated for four hours Friday over the fate of suspected sniper John Allen Muhammad, who could get the death penalty for shootings that struck the D.C. area last year. The jury, which has given no indication when it will reach a decision, resumes Monday. The jury’s extended deliberations […]

Varisty Roundup

Runners place 19th, 21st at NCAA Regionals The GW women’s and men’s cross country teams finished 19th and 21st, respectively, in the NCAA Regional meet Saturday in Lock Haven, Pa. Senior Darrell Andruski placed 34th individually to lead the men, who were without senior Dave Azari, while freshman Bridget Skeuse ended her rookie season as […]