February 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 47

Stories from the February 26, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

With more wins, the stakes go up

Students could turn on their televisions next month and see the GW men’s basketball team in either the NCAA Tournament or the National Invitation Tournament. Or the Colonials, like they have for the past four postseasons, could be the ones watching from the couch. It all depends on what happens in the next few weeks, […]

DTD found guilty of hazing

Members of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity received sanctions ranging from disciplinary probation to suspension after the University learned the group was hazing students, Student Judicial Services officials said. SJS Director Tara Woolfson said Delta Tau Delta members’ charges included serving alcohol to minors and hazing. She said students who voluntarily participate in activities can […]

SA Notes

Fake candidate mocks elections The Joint Election Committee is investigating ghost candidate Tom Quigely, a false presidential hopeful whose posters can be seen around campus, said John Plack, JEC chair. Quigely’s posters covered some legitimate candidates flyers, with phrases intended to mock the election, including “Vote for Tom Quigley: I lived next door to you […]

Baseball downs Hoyas

A day after the GW baseball team got its first win of the season in thrilling fashion against Georgetown, the Colonials were defeated in a tough road battle against Old Dominion. GW (1-4) looked like they were going to begin a winning streak Wednesday in Norfolk, Va. when they took a 5-4 lead into the […]

Crime Log

Burglary II 2/17 – Mitchell Hall open case A male student indicated that his laptop was stolen from his locked room while he was away. The door had been forced open and cables securing the laptop were severed. Disorderly Conduct 2/22 – Public Space 2:40 a.m.- case closed Two male students became engaged in an […]

Softball ties Norfolk

The GW softball team played Norfolk State at Mount Vernon Field Tuesday night, but nothing was decided, as the game ended in a 4-4 tie due to darkness after nine innings. Freshman pitcher Gabby Culp said the game was “a good effort both offensively and defensively. We did a good job coming back to tie […]

Busted – a weekly wrap-up of off-campus alcohol arrests

At least five students were arrested for underage consumption or possession of alcohol at off-campus locations in the last week, according to MPD 2nd District arrest records. 2/21 – Tequila Grill 1990 K St. – 11:30 p.m. Undercover Metropolitan Police officers arrested three students at a party. The students were reportedly drinking alcohol given to […]

Another dirty dance…

All right. “Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights” (Lions Gate Films). Try to keep up. Katey (Romola Garai), the nerdy high school senior, is taken from her safe 1958 suburban white lifestyle and moved to Cuba with her family. Socially awkward, she befriends the other white Americans for about 10 minutes before discovering the cute Cuban waiter, […]