February 10, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 42

Stories from the February 10, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Greek Briefs

Fraternity rings in Chinese New Year The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is celebrating the Chinese New Year with a Chinese dinner Sunday. The fraternity members will have dinner at China Garden in Rosslyn, Va., and is inviting interested students to meet at the Sigma Phi Epsilon house on Townhouse Row at 12:30 p.m. In addition […]

Calendar

Thursday Ace Your Interview Interviewing workshop 3 to 4 p.m. Marvin Center Room 301 Sponsored by The Career Center Baja Fresh Fundraiser Fifteen percent of purchases will go to GW’s Alternative Spring Break service trip to Heifer Ranch in Arkansas 4 to 9 p.m. Baja Fresh, 20th and I streets Sponsored by Alternative Spring Break […]

Dean looks to become DNC chair

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – With a majority of the votes and his opposition quitting the race, former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean will most likely become the new Democratic National Committee Chair Feb. 12 when Democrats vote to replace out going Chairman Terry McAuliffe. The final opposition candidate to Dean, former U.S. Congressman from Indiana Tim Roemer, […]

Tuition hikes take toll on students

Sophomore Alex Buder transferred to GW last year hoping to complete a double major in art and political science within four years. He had enough credits to accomplish his goal, but what he did not have was the money. Buder, whose parents’ Massachusetts hospitality business has been hit hard by a stumbling economy, cannot afford […]

Grad Peace Corps participation up

GW graduate participation in the Peace Corps reached an all-time high this year, with the University ranking third among the nation’s medium-sized schools for producing volunteers. GW moved up four spots in the medium-sized school category in the United States Peace Corps’ annual rankings, “Top Producing Colleges and Universities.” There are 61 alumni serving in […]

Students celebrate Super Bowl safely

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – For students all over the country, Super Bowl Sunday is not just an ordinary day of watching football. “The Super Bowl is so much more than just the game, it’s a huge national cultural event” said Ali Crystal, 20, a student at the University of Maryland. “For me, it means watching all […]

Cell phone mergers cause nightmares for college students

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Last week, SBC announced a $16 billion acquisition of AT&T, pioneering a new standard for wireless communication service in the United States. “Today’s agreement is a huge step forward in our efforts to build a company that will lead a communications revolution in the 21st century,” said Edward E. Whitacre Jr., SBC […]

Ivory Tower resident arrested for dealing marijuana, mushrooms

Metropolitan Police officers arrested an Ivory Tower resident Monday on suspicion of dealing marijuana and mushrooms. A Community Living and Learning Center search turned up a substantial amount of marijuana, mushrooms, a scale and a large amount of cash, University Police Chief Dolores Stafford said. Upon finding evidence of drug dealing, UPD contacted the Metropolitan […]