March 3, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 48

Stories from the March 3, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

SA candidates fake policy, have laughs at debate

As snow fell silently outside the School of Media and Public Affairs building Monday night, the seven Student Association presidential candidates plowed through policy goals in the campaign season’s only debate. The debate, co-sponsored by the SA and the Phi Eta Sigma honor society, featured candidates C.J. Calloway, Jon Ostrower, Henry Roosevelt, Audai Shakour, Lamar […]

Senators call off boycott

Student Association senators have indefinitely postponed a boycott of J Street after two “successful” meetings with Aramark that should lead to changes in some venues. Ryan DeMerlis (ESIA-U) and Tim Saccoccia (CCAS-U) co-sponsored a Student Advancement Day bill last month that called for students to meet with Aramark and University officials to discuss inadequacies with […]

Web Update: Coalition for Reform takes majority of undergraduate seats

Posted Friday, March 4, 3:05 p.m. The Coalition for Reform slate took the vast majority of undergraduate seats in this year’s Student Association election, which saw almost 200 fewer voters than last year. The Joint Elections Committee, which oversees the SA elections, released the numbers Friday morning following an incomplete night of vote counting. Freshman […]

Colonial Cash expands near campus

Students can now use their GWorld cards at off-campus food venues such as Quiznos, Wingo’s, The Perfect Pita and Washington Deli. The boutique Expressions and the Eurospa salon are also new to the program, which added 12 new Colonial Cash partners this semester. The only businesses GW added to the program last year were the […]

Class to oversee endowment

GW will give two-dozen graduate students the opportunity to manage $1 million of its endowment starting in the fall. Donald Lindsey, GW’s chief investment officer and a professional lecturer in finance, said the class for MBA students would be designed to give them real-world experience in investment management. “I think it teaches them that it’s […]

Baseball legend receives Congressional Gold Medal from President Bush

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – For the first time since the 2004 election, President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry shared a stage Wednesday to honor baseball’s greatest hero, Jackie Robinson. Distinguished members of congress, civil rights leaders, Robinson’s family and members of the Red Sox baseball team gathered in the U.S. Capitol rotunda to present […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 2/27 – Thurston Hall – open case A female resident awoke to find a young man kneeling over her and touching her back. She screamed and chased him out of the room. UPD issued a flash lookout based on the student’s description of the man but were unable to find anyone. It is […]

Women advance to A-10 final

For the second time in three seasons, the GW women’s basketball team will play for the Atlantic 10 Championship on its home court. In the second semifinal Sunday, the Colonials easily defeated Richmond 63-44 at the Smith Center. GW (22-7) now will face No. 16 Temple (ESPN/USA Today) Monday at 5 p.m. The game will […]