March 11, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 51

Stories from the March 11, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Editorial: Retail suggestions

Aramark’s once cozy arrangement with the University may be coming to an end. While the University has offered Aramark a one-year extension on its food service contract, several signals indicate the University will be moving in the direction of providing food service through independent vendors in the long- term future. The University’s decision to exclude […]

Men’s basketball advances to A-10 semis

Posted: Thursday, March 11, 8 p.m. — DAYTON, Ohio– In the closing minutes of the GW men’s basketball team’s Atlantic 10 Tournament game against Rhode Island Thursday, junior T.J Thompson gave his coach, Karl Hobbs, a few words of advice. “T.J. said, ‘Hey coach, I think we got this one. You can sit down now’,” […]

Crime log

Simple Assult 3/7 – Thurston Hall 2:56 a.m. – case closed A male student said while riding an elevator, he was pushed to the floor and punched in the face several times by three individuals unaffiliated with GW. The individuals were barred from campus, and the student decided not to file a report with Metropolitan […]

Column: Play by the rules

With a win, maybe, just maybe we can squeak into the NCAA Tournament. Oh, I wish we could rebound better. Come on, play defense. That was a foul, ref. What game are you watching? Oh, we’d be such a good team with another year of experience. These are thoughts I’ve had while cheering on the […]

Prof. fights McDonald’s

GW law professor John Banzhaf can add another notch to his belt in his fight against McDonald’s, which announced plans last week to phase out its “super sizing” policy. The billion-dollar corporation issued a press release last Tuesday stating that by the end of the year, it will no longer offer the super size options […]

Take off with them

Washington’s foremost contemporary dance company will bring its variegated bag of tricks to the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater for a special two-night weekend engagement Saturday and Sunday. The mixed repertory production, titled “New Voices,” is composed of works by pioneers on the cutting edge of modern dance and is bolstered by a piece from an […]

Kerry addresses Bush war chest, recruits students

Posted 4:00pm March 16 by Vanessa Maltin U-WIRE Washington Bureau While President George W. Bush officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination for the second time Tuesday, Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry captured decisive victories in all four Southern primaries, giving him nearly enough delegates to claim the Democratic nomination. But as Bush sits comfortably on his […]

SJT testifies on Hill

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg urged the government to investigate the effects a trimester system would have on federal financial aid at a Senate committee hearing Tuesday. Trachtenberg, who led an unsuccessful effort last year to persuade GW officials to adopt a year-round calendar system, testified at a hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Children […]

Independents’ Day at local film festival

This past week The D.C. Independent Film Festival was conducted from March 4th through the 11th. The festival is a working reminder of how “independent film” is not a singular, well-defined genre such as the horror film or documentary. “Independent film” is technically just a shortened term for “film without a distribution deal to put […]