January 24, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 37

Stories from the January 24, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Calendar

Monday Ignite the Spirit Celebration Giveaways, food and music 7 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center Columbian Square Sponsored by the Student Activities Center, Spirit Programs, Colonial Army, WRGW and Student Association Tuesday GW Review Info Session Learn about how to get involved with the literary publication 8 to 9 p.m. Marvin Center Room 431 Columbian […]

President Bush sworn in for second term

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Before tens of thousands of supporters, amid scattered protests and at the heart of an unprecedented security lockdown spanning over 100 city blocks of the nation’s capital, George Walker Bush was sworn in for a second term as 43rd president of the United States just before noon Thursday. Chief Justice William H. […]

GW Briefs

New washing machines to save water, money The University will save 5.5 million gallons of water and $50,000 a year with new environmentally friendly washing machines installed in residence hall laundry facilities. Caldwell Gregory and GW Auxiliary and Institutional Services handled replacing the 219 machines during winter break. The new Maytag Neptune washing machines use […]

Students gather for Inaugural Ball in new, old fashion

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Whether you were a guy running to the Men’s Warehouse to rent a tuxedo or a sorority girl rummaging through a “sister’s” closet for a dress, students at The George Washington University did what they could on a college budget to “glamorize” for the 2005 GW Inaugural Ball. “It’s like a college […]

Correction

A photo caption on page two of the Jan. 20 issue misidentified David Krancer as a freshman. He is a sophomore.

News analysis: Politics takes center stage at inaugural

The political process was just as bizarre at Thursday’s inauguration as it was during the strangest moments of last year’s presidential campaigns. People waiting at the Capitol South Metro station begged visitors coming up the escalator for any extra tickets in a display that seemed more like an NFL playoff game than a political event. […]

Varsity Roundup

Women’s basketball Freshman point guard stars again Kimberly Beck was named the Atlantic 10 co-Rookie of the Week, sharing the award with Dayton’s Brittany Holerman. Beck had 11 points and seven assists in the Colonials win over No. 25 (ESPN) Richmond Wednesday night. It was the third time she earned the weekly award this season. […]

GW’s road woes continue

RICHMOND, Va. – As ice and snow blanketed the ground of the University of Richmond campus, the GW men’s basketball team couldn’t stay warm. The Colonials suffered their second loss in three games Saturday afternoon, a 70-59 defeat at the hands of the Spiders. The Colonials’ sloppy play induced a season-high 26 turnovers and a […]

Student safe after abduction by gunman

What started as a routine walk home from a bar turned into a nightmare for one GW student Saturday morning. At 2 a.m. Saturday, a male driver allegedly forced a freshman into his car at gunpoint at 18th and G streets, according to a University Police crime alert posted around campus Sunday. The student was […]