February 3, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 40

Stories from the February 3, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Letters to the Editor

Keep focus I have read many articles that The Hatchet has printed on the problems that the Student Association has been facing in the past few months. Despite being only a freshman attending GW, I know the SA has been in worse predicaments than what I have been subjected to. Presidents who have abused their […]

Colonials knock off Temple 74-58

Posted Saturday, Feb. 5, 6 p.m. PHILADELPHIA – Nursing a double-digit lead with 10 minutes to go in the game Saturday, the GW men’s basketball team remained relentless. Body language said it all: Mike Hall and J.R. Pinnock bobbed up and down like pogo sticks on defense. Coach Karl Hobbs stomped his foot and frantically […]

Sigma Delta Tau members asked to leave

Some Sigma Delta Tau members are being asked to leave the sorority following an investigation by its national organization last weekend. Sigma Delta Tau National Executive Director Ann Braly said the investigation was conducted in response to concerns about “general chapter management” and “future leadership.” She said she was unsure if hazing had anything to […]

Column: Closing arguments

First and foremost, this will be my last column on this issue. I already feel as if this is a dead horse, but everyone who has written to me has wanted me to have a final word on the topic. During my conversation with President Trachtenberg and Special Assistant Gerald Kauvar earlier this week, we […]

Film Review: “Rock School”

Few are immune to the allure of performing in a rock ‘n’ roll band: the blinding lights, the roar of the crowd, the sweet after-parties. Sure, it takes years of hard work and slogging on the road to achieve this success, but many willing to try. Of course, few succeed. Then there are the kids […]

In the dumps: Students wade through trash for a cause

Graduate student Matthew Tisdale started last weekend the way he starts many weekends: hoping the industrial-strength garbage compactor he was standing in did not turn on. Perhaps because he had done it 25 times before last Friday night, the 2003 Columbian College of Arts and Sciences graduate was not as worried about being crushed by […]

Popular Chinatown bar swings into Aidan’s Orbit

The boys of Scythian have come a long way from playing on the streets of Alexandria for gas money. But that’s exactly how these D.C. natives are proud to say they started out. Now, playing a full house every Thursday night at Fado’s gives these lads the credibility they deserve. Their new studio-recorded album, Aidan’s […]

Too few Spanish classes leads to overcrowding, long wait list

GW’s Spanish program is struggling to accommodate students with enough faculty and classroom space, professors in the department said. There are 89 students on a wait list to get into a Spanish class this spring and 24 classes have exceeded their caps, said Ellen Echeverr?a, chair of the Spanish language program. Spanish 1, 2, 3 […]