February 20, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 45

Stories from the February 20, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Campus Calendar

Thursday D.C.’s Funniest College competition 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Hippodrome Friday Martha in Vegas The No. 1 housing lottery pick will be auctioned off along with other prizes 7:30 to 11 p.m. J Street Sponsored by the Residence Hall Association Something Corporate concert WRGW 75th anniversary weekend 8 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom $16 […]

Editorial: Take ASL seriously

Sign language programs at GW have been at the center of much debate on campus. Two years ago, citing a financial loss, the Graduate School of Education and Human Development ceased to offer classes in American Sign Language. The GSEHD classes were eventually picked up by the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences and the […]

Greek Briefs

Alpha Phi plays matchmaker The Alpha Phi sorority will hold its annual Dating Game Saturday to raise money for women’s heart disease prevention. The event will be held in Funger Hall room 101 at 8 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Alpha Phi Heart Week, a philanthropy event dedicated to the prevention of the disease. “It’s […]

Column: The question of identity

I am an individual, an American citizen, and a moderate Republican. That is my identity. Your identity is bound to be different. Yours may include a religious faith or an association with the country your family originates from; those are factors that I personally do not care about enough for them to be a part […]

The Hatchet Meter: A wrap-up of ups and downs

SSN committee The administration is beginning to look into eliminating Social Security numbers as school ID. Given the numerous times students’ numbers are in public view, we hope GW moves quickly. RIAA The RIAA should stop chasing after college students trading music over the Internet. Downloading has helped new artists gain recognition. It’s time to […]

Crime log

Threats 2/14 – Marvin Center 4 p.m. – case closed Two Aramark supervisors became engaged in a verbal dispute at Starbucks about work assignments. University Police officers intervened and separated them. Referred to Student Judicial Services Haassment 2/11 – Academic Center open case A female staff member reported that she received unwanted e-mails from a […]

SA Notes

V.P. Linebaugh addresses Senate Associate Vice President of Academic Planning and Special Projects Craig Linebaugh discussed University technology at the Tuesday night Senate meeting. Linebaugh talked about the University’s “obligation to prepare people to use the technology to enhance the learning experience.” “When I see a picture in The Hatchet of a (graduate teaching assistant) […]

WRGW to celebrate 75 years on campus

WRGW is taking several steps to increase its presence on campus as it celebrates its 75th anniversary this weekend. The University radio station will throw a concert Saturday with the band Something Corporate, a dinner gala before the concert featuring ESPN’s Mike Patrick – a GW and WRGW alumnus – an open house and other […]

D.C. restores monument

The National Parks Service has erected wooden walls around the Washington Monument to prevent passers-by from walking on the site’s 106 acres of land while they are being renovated. The walls, which encircle the National Mall on 15th and 17th streets and Constitution and Independence avenues, keep visitors from looking at the grounds, which “look […]