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.

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 […]

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 […]