February 28, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 47

Stories from the February 28, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Editorial: C.J. Calloway for SA president

The process of endorsing a candidate for the Student Association presidency is a difficult task. Such an election draws some of GW’s most enthusiastic and committed students toward the opportunity of serving students as their highest representative. This year is no different; each candidate we interviewed showed a passion for solving student issues and the […]

Senate candidate statements

Undergraduate – At-Large Vick Jayadeva: Hi, my name is Vick Jayadeva and I am running for undergraduate senator at-large on the Students First team. Some of the major issues that I would like to address in the Senate are amnesty for certain drinking violations, an online waitlist for booked classes and all-hall access for GW […]

GW extends Hobbs’ contract through 2011

Posted Monday, Feb. 28, 8:57 p.m. Men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs may or may not lead the Colonials to the NCAA Tournament next month, but GW officials didn’t wait that long to make a decision about his future. The University extended the fourth-year head coach’s contract through 2011. Terms of the three-year extension were […]

GW Briefs

Students wins $20,000 on “The Price is Right” Senior Adam Croce won $20,000 on the “The Price is Right” when the mens’ Ultimate Frisbee Team attended a taping of the game show Feb. 20. The team was in San Diego for a tournament, which was cancelled due to rain, and decided to travel to the […]

Group hopes to increase SA voter turnout

A newly created student group is attempting to increase the number of voters in this week’s Student Association election. UVote was started in late January by freshmen Gina Fernandes and Maggie Beckham, who said they felt the low voter turnout of previous years was “appalling.” Last year, 10 percent of students, or about 2,100 undergraduates […]

Women lock up A-10 West with two weekend wins

The GW women’s basketball team came into last weekend knowing wins over Duquesne and La Salle would produce a division title for the fifth time in six seasons. The Colonials trailed at halftime in both games but used tremendous second half efforts to pull out victories and lock up the Atlantic 10 West regular season […]

A second adolescence

After three years of classes, exams and internships, Brianna Taylor had a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada and was ready to put it to use. She had long dreamt of law school, but at 21 years old, she packed her bags and left her Las Vegas home for the one place she knew […]

Elliott’s miracle shot sinks Flyers

Sophomore guard Carl Elliott gets mobbed by teammates after his running three-pointer rattled in as the clock expired. DAYTON, Ohio – With the game tied at 59 and the clock ticking down Saturday afternoon, the situation looked bleak. Dayton had the ball, seemingly poised to take the game’s last shot and re-capture the Atlantic 10 […]

Tools for the college vocabulary

What do garden hoes, hammers, men in designer jeans and class suck-ups have in common? They’re all tools, according to many GW students. Just as popular ’90s flicks like “Clueless” integrated the Valley Girl phrases “whatever” and “as if” into last decade’s vernacular, a new generation of young adults has again refreshed the English language. […]

Column: Is Chaney really a monster?

John Chaney is old, ornery and ostentatious. But is he crazy, evil and a detriment to college basketball? Like many high-profile coaches, he has always toed the proverbial baseline. He has brilliantly thrived with one foot in bounds and one out. But it seems as though one act last week, one simple set of directions, […]