March 7, 2005

Volume 101, Issue 49

Stories from the March 7, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Web update: SA presidential run-off postponed until after spring break

Posted Tuesday, March 8, 3:27 a.m. Updated 4:05 a.m. The Student Court rescheduled this week’s Student Association presidential run-off for March 23 and 24 following hours of deliberations that went into Tuesday morning. The court ruled that if the election would be held this Wednesday and Thursday, the SA would “disenfranchise” Law School students who […]

GW Briefs

Lifetime to debut domestic violence documentary at GW Lifetime Television will premier its new documentary about domestic abuse at the Jack Morton Auditorium Monday. The special screening of the one-hour documentary, “Terror at Home: Domestic Violence in America,” will kick off a national campaign to involve college students in fighting domestic violence, according to a […]

The unusual suspects: SA write-in candidates

Students casting ballots in last week’s Student Association election had the option of voting for write-in candidates. While some used this opportunity to vote for legitimate write-in-candidates such as Asher Corson and Tim Saccoccia, others placed votes for some more unusual candidates. Placido Domingo SA President Rembrant Q. Einstein Executive Vice President I don’t want […]


The sub-headline to the article “Show to benefit tsunami victims” (Feb. 28. p. 3) incorrectly stated that a tsunami variety show would take place March 5. It happened March 4.

Most GW teams complying with new rules

Collegiate athletic programs across the country will face an unpleasant reality if they do not re-focus on academics in the near future. In January, the NCAA adopted rules requiring universities to submit data showing graduation and retention rates and requiring institutions to graduate at least 50 percent of its student-athletes to avoid losing scholarships. The […]

Men clinch A-10 West

This one was for coach. In the midst of an extremely difficult couple of days for Karl Hobbs, the GW men’s basketball team came up with one of its biggest wins of the season, a 68-39 drubbing of Rhode Island in front of 6,306 fans at the Ryan Center in Kingston, R.I. on Saturday afternoon. […]

Barnett to be next Hatchet editor in chief

Junior Michael Barnett will look to train more writers, churn out more special issues and update The Hatchet’s Web site more frequently as the newspaper’s next editor in chief. Hatchet editors voted Barnett, currently the senior news editor, to the newspaper’s top spot last week. Pending approval from the newspaper’s Board of Directors, he will […]

thefacebook stalkers

Two hundred and one GW students have formed a group to “save” Whitney Thomas, who is thinking about transferring to the University of Washington. At least 32 students think that Donkey Lips (think old-school Nickelodeon) is hot. Over 360 have publicly declared their virginity. And, if they want to, anybody at GW can find the […]

Virginia transportation institute on hold indefinitely

Construction of the Transportation Research Institute is cancelled indefinitely, and University officials said it is doubtful if the federally funded automotive safety center on the Virginia Campus will ever be built. University officials halted plans for construction of the highway safety research facility in August when Nabih Bedewi, the director of the Virginia Campus’ National […]