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.

Nation Briefs

Penn State roommates try to auction dorm window for ad space (U-WIRE) UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – If a man is able to sell his forehead as advertising space for $37,000, roommates Darren Braun and Shane Goodman thought they could easily sell their dorm room window as well. “It was a ‘Seinfeld’ moment. We thought, ‘Hey, […]

Column: Aborting debate

A recent Hatchet editorial (“Change tactics,” Jan. 27, p. 4) claimed that “where pro-life advocates have succeeded most substantially lies in their ability to dehumanize any woman who partakes in the (abortion) procedure.” This claim could not be further from the truth. The pro-life movement is rooted in the fundamental truth that all human beings […]

Bush, lawmakers propose Pell Grant changes

President Bush and some federal lawmakers have proposed additional plans for funding the cash-strapped Pell Grant program in the wake of tighter eligibility requirements set to take effect next school year. The program, which offers the main form of federal aid for underprivileged students, is running a $4.3 billion budget shortfall. Congress amended the program […]

Academically anxious students confront college stress

For many GW students returning for the spring semester, first-day jitters have taken on a whole new meaning. “Have you ever juggled?” inquired sophomore Mike Coffman when asked to describe the management of his busy life. Along with the usual stress of everyday life, college brings the added pressures of balancing work, extracurricular commitments and […]

Sex appeal: The VIP section

At one time or another in a sexual relationship, you hit a point when new frontiers are either conquered or avoided. There’s the pushing of one’s head towards another’s lap; the slipping of multiple digits into one’s orifice; and the possible entry into one’s body saved for only a select few. The topic of anal […]

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 […]