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.

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 […]

University to buy SAE house, turn it into dorm

GW will buy the former Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house for around $3 million and convert it into student housing, officials said Friday. After years of on-and-off negotiations with Sigma Alpha Epsilon officials, the University will close a deal on the three-story building, located at 2028 G St. across from University Police headquarters. GW officials […]

Writing program readies for full implementation

On the first day of class, professor Dennis Schell handed out two different syllabi to students in his abnormal psychology class. Half of the students received a syllabus requiring them to do more writing assignments than their classmates. Several classes this year are part of the Writing in the Discipline program, the second component of […]

Heavy snowfall expected in D.C. area Monday

Posted Sunday, Feb. 27, 11:18 p.m. As D.C. residents gear up for a snowy Monday, GW students are being encouraged to monitor the status of the University as classes may be canceled. The National Weather Service is predicting 6 to 10 inches of snow to fall on the city through Monday night. The snow is […]

Students will not vote on fee hike, new constitution

Student Association President Omar Woodard vetoed legislation Friday that would have asked students to raise the SA fee and make changes to the organization’s constitution. After creating a special Constitutional Revision Commission over the summer to revise the SA’s governing documents, Woodard rejected the committee’s proposed changes, preventing students from voting on the amended document […]

Senate candidates employ military-like precision for postering

As the sounds of bells from University Yard chimed at 7 a.m. Friday, more than 50 Student Association candidates and their supporters rushed the Marvin Center to begin putting up their campaign posters. Friday was the first day that candidates were allowed to display campaign material at the student union, along with the Academic Center, […]

Variety show to benefit tsunami relief

Nine student groups will perform at Lisner Auditorium Friday night to raise money for the tsunami relief effort. The variety show, Live Aid 2005, will feature groups such as South Asian dance group Bhangra, improvisational comedy troupe Recess and piano rock band The Sunday Mail. Tickets, which went on sale Monday at Ticketmaster, are $10 […]

Taskforce aims to make summer programs more attractive

The University is trying to make summer courses more attractive to students in order to boost enrollment and reduce class sizes during the spring and fall, officials said last week. A taskforce of 18 administrators and faculty members, first formed in October, has been exploring ways to enhance the University’s summer programs, such as offering […]

For better or worse?

Relaxing after a workout, senior Nina Lesser-Goldsmith candidly talked over coffee in the Ivory Tower food court about an emotional tale involving a love affair, discontent and manipulation. She was not talking about the latest episode of “The O.C.” but rather a tale that many students her age can identify with – the divorce of […]