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.

New daily paper makes D.C. debut

The Washington Post and The Washington Times may need to look out – there’s a new daily newspaper on the block. On Feb. 1, the Washington Examiner, a 60-page, free tabloid publication, began distribution throughout the metropolitan area. It relies solely on advertising for profit and is being placed in 1,400 newspaper stands throughout the […]

Column: Memo from a red state ambassador

What first comes to mind when the state of Alabama comes up in discussion? Beer-swilling NASCAR fans? Confederate flag-toting racists? Junked up trailer parks waiting for a tornado to swing through? Or maybe it’s a beautiful place dotted with scenic mountains in the north. Stunning white beaches to the south. And hard working, gracious and […]

To cheat, or not to cheat?

They hang ominously on the wall of every classroom as a constant reminder to every student that “the right answer comes from you,” silently propounding academic integrity in a middle ground somewhere between parental motivation and condescending admonishment. “Apparently, before the institution of these signs, the right answers came from everyone else,” freshman Fred LaPolla […]

Column: Let’s stand together

I believe it is time for students to stand up together to make GW a better place. Right now, hard-working but detached administrators are making decisions about our lives. No matter what their intentions may be, there is no way for these far-removed individuals to know what students want and need. For students to get […]

Column: Chaney worth the trip

Super Bowl week had about as much flavor as a Saltine cracker. If you take too much media coverage, add too many great, respectful players and throw in two “genius” but aloof coaches, what do you get? Really, really mind-numbingly drab quotes and a lack of juicy subplots. That development made me happy to stare […]