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.

Fire guts part of Foggy Bottom senior center

Click to start the slideshow. Two elderly people were taken to GW Hospital and scores more were treated for smoke inhalation and other injuries after a large fire engulfed a floor of St. Mary’s Court Tuesday. At 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, a man living on the senior center’s fifth floor dropped a cigarette and his clothes […]

Candidacy of lone EVP hopeful in jeopardy

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 after Corr’s alleged infractions. Corson is […]

The Law is on your side

Heads nodded to the alluring beats of junior Jinmi Lawson, as he performed his song “Naija o” alongside Viola Pedro and vocalist Mackenzie Howard in the Marvin Center Ballroom last Thursday night. Staged at The Organization of African Student’s A Taste of Africa event, the hip-hop song described Lawson’s life growing up in Nigeria. “I’ve […]

A-10 honors Beck, Montana?a and Simmonds

The GW women’s basketball team cleaned up at the annual Atlantic 10 awards banquet Wednesday night at the Marriott Washington. Freshman Kimberly Beck was named Rookie of the Year and seniors Anna Montana?a and Jessica Simmonds were named first and second team all-conference players respectively. Beck, a point guard from Fairburn, Ga., has won multiple […]

GW extends Hobbs’s contract through 2011

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 not disclosed. The timing of the […]

Theatre Review: Tartuffe-aloof

Those who chose to attend the GW Department of Theater’s production of Tartuffe as a relaxing break from a session of hard midterm studying might have reconsidered their decision. Filled with complex words, delivered in a fast, often rhyming and continuous pace, this play required brainpower from the audience members. One after the another, the […]

Women set to face Fordham

The GW women’s basketball team is set to play the Fordham Rams in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Championship on Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Smith Center. The Colonials (20-8, 13-3 A-10) have never played Fordham (10-20, 7-10 A-10) in the conference tourney but have won all 10 regular season meetings between the […]

CLLC bans six students from dorms

In an unusual move, GW has instructed all community hosts, who man dorm entrances, to immediately notify University Police if any of six students try to enter residence halls. Community hosts were given a sheet of paper with the names and photos of the six individuals on Feb. 18. The Hatchet is withholding the names […]