February 7, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 41

Stories from the February 7, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

University evaluates dorm phones

University officials are considering the elimination of telephones in residence hall rooms in response to decreased demand and the widespread use of cell phones. GW is following in the steps of colleges across the country that are contemplating silencing dorm phones that in many cases go practically unused by students. Officials stressed that they are […]

Frosh to donate bone marrow

Freshman Amy Fishman is preparing to have doctors at GW Hospital insert needles into both of her arms to donate bone marrow, in an effort to save a stranger’s life. After holding a bone marrow registration drive last semester, Fishman’s tissue type matched up to someone else’s in a bone marrow registry. On February 15, […]

GW Briefs

Alumni and students can try out to work for Trump Alumni and students over 21 with ordinary jobs have the chance this week to try out for something a little more exciting: competing for the chance to work for Donald Trump on national television. “The Apprentice,” the popular NBC reality show featuring the New York […]

Next semester’s finals won’t take place Dec. 22

Next fall’s final exams will conclude on Dec. 21, a day earlier than in past years. The University made the change in response to concerns from students, families and faculty, according to an e-mail distributed to students last week. Dec. 22 has typically been the last day of final exams before winter break. Due to […]

Men’s basketball dominates Temple

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 directed his players from the sideline. […]

Editorial: Balance student and smoker rights

Our view: The University should be commended for protecting student health but must find ways to accomodate smokers. The University recently headed a Residence Hall Association suggestion to ban cigarette smoking in all GW residence halls, effective at the beginning of the next academic year. Citing both facility management and student life issues, both the […]

Calendar

Tuesday Writing resumes and cover letters 4 to 5 p.m. Marvin Center Room 301 Sponsored by the Career Center Black History Month Celebration Civil rights activist Dick Gregory will give keynote address 6 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Sponsored by the Black Student Union Wednesday Darfur Lecture Guest speaker Jerry Fowler, head of the Holocaust […]

Column: S is for Student Health

At college, the close living quarters, the substance abuse, the sexual contact and the fast food put our physical health at risk. In order for the student body to withstand such a harsh lifestyle, we need a high quality and convenient student health system. We need healthy food, cheap STD testing and safe campus policies. […]