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.

Student elections heat up on campus

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – As President George W. Bush took his second oath of office, many Americans breathed a heavy sigh of relief that the campaign rhetoric and chaos that swept across America would be, for at least a moment, silenced. But just a few short blocks from the White House, inauguration did not bring closure […]

Column: A presidential review

Few students have time to meet and interview all the candidates for SA president, and candidates don’t have time to meet every student for a personal interrogation. As a Hatchet columnist I had the chance to do so. I’m not a student organization endorsing a candidate who will help them next year; I’m a single […]

Parents outraged by cat sterilization at local school

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – D.C. health officials have apologized for using a Northwest Washington elementary school as the venue for a cat sterilization clinic and have banned using schools for any similar events in the future. The nonprofit organization, Alley Cat Allies, spayed and neutered 500 cats in John Eaton Elementary School’s cafeteria over the weekend […]

Column: Toward a better GW

A better GW does not only mean making the Student Association better. If the Student Association can successfully advocate for students to get them a better GW, then the SA will be strong. To do this, the Student Association cannot fight the University at every turn; getting a better GW for students means working collaboratively […]

Basketball Notes

Practice makes perfect In between the Colonials’ embarrassing 19-point loss at Xavier and their Saturday last-second win over Dayton, they had two days to let the loss settle in their minds. Coach Karl Hobbs said he ran his hardest two practices of the year on Thursday and Friday. “No one was smiling,” Hobbs added. “No […]

Calendar

Monday “Transgendered Today: A Panel Discussion” 8 to 9 p.m. Thurston Piano Lounge Sposored by The Out Crowd Tuesday “The U.S., Iraq and the Middle East” Discussion featuring panelists from The Wall Street Journal and the Elliott School of International Affairs faculty. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Elliott School Room 213 Sponsored by the Elliott School […]

Election 2005 Candidate Profiles: Student Association President

Presidential candidates will participate in a debate Monday at 8 p.m. in the Jack Morton Auditorium Name: Charles James “C.J.” Calloway Year: Junior Hometown: Raleigh, N.C. Major: International Finance Clubs/Activities: Tsunami Campus Relief Effort, director of operations and administration for the Black Student Union, treasurer of the George Washington Williams House for African American Culture, […]

Breaking news: Lone EVP candidate may be booted from election; two students announce write-in campaigns for the post

Posted Thursday, March 7, 1 a.m. Executive vice presidential candidate Morgan Corr will be disqualified from this week’s Student Association election if three new violations against him are upheld. In an unexpected development, former Sen. Asher Corson and Sen. Tim Saccoccia (CCAS-U) have announced write-in campaigns for the position, the former making his candidacy public […]