February 23, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 46

Stories from the February 23, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

D.C. examines dorm proposal

City officials scrutinized the University’s proposal Thursday to build a 10-story F Street residence hall, which would give students another housing option in 2006. GW officials also discussed plans to renovate and convert the historic Quigley’s building to a dining facility, located on the corner of 21st and G streets near the site of the […]

Column: Support the increase

I’ve heard the same story all too often: the performing arts group lacking the funds to put on a concert, the club sport not able to travel to a regional tournament, the student organization without enough money to rent out Lisner Auditorium for an event. My two terms as Student Association executive vice president have […]

Dukes hand GW second A-10 loss

Despite winning its previous 10 games heading into this weekend, the GW women’s basketball team had played sluggishly as of late, and it finally caught up with them on the road Sunday. The Colonials were able to extend their winning streak to 11 Friday, barely getting past Rhode Island 60-56. But against a hot-shooting Duquesne […]

Marathon revenue drops

Friday’s Martha’s Marathon raised about $15,000 less this year for need-based housing scholarships than last year. Martha’s Marathon is the University’s annual auction of the top five housing picks. Residence Hall President Matt Frisbee said there was a decrease in bids because of student uncertainty in housing availability. Last year, housing officials pushed back selection […]

Men move into tie for first

The GW men’s basketball team did what Atlantic 10 West rival Dayton could not do Saturday: win on the road. In Pittsburgh, the Colonials defeated Duquesne 86-63 a few hours after Xavier held on for a 67-60 victory over Dayton in Cincinnati. As a result, the Colonials (16-8, 10-3 A-10) are now tied with the […]

GW looks to extend Health and Wellness Center hours

GW will continue to push for extended Health and Wellness Center hours after city officials postponed a decision Thursday whether to allow the facility to stay open later. D.C. Zoning Commission Vice Chair Anthony Hood said officials “need more information to make an informed decision” on GW’s proposal to allow the center to stay open […]

Presidential candidate profiles

Glenn Dym Year: Junior Hometown: Plainview, N.Y. Major: Biology Clubs/Activities: EMeRG, Student Admissions Representative, Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, American Medical Student Association SA experience: None Platform: -More SA accountability -Wireless campus -Unite all University technology departments On referendum to double student fee: In favor of it because smaller groups will receive more funding If President […]

St. Bonaventure gets three years probation

The NCAA put the St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team on three years probation due to an eligibility scandal that involved a player who illegally transferred from a junior college last year. Jamil Terrell was ruled ineligible in 2003 because he only earned a welding certificate and did not officially graduate. After the Atlantic 10 ruled […]

BREAKING NEWS:Voters must use paper ballots

Posted: Wednesday, Feb. 25, 12:20 p.m.–Students voting in Funger Hall, Ross Hall and the Mount Vernon Campus must use paper ballots until further notice. The three polling sites were scheduled to have computer voting access, said John Plack, chair of the Joint Election Committee, which is in charge of the Student Association, Marvin Center Governing […]