December 8, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 32

Stories from the December 8, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Greek Briefs

The governing organization of GW’s sororities elected a new executive board this week for the 2006 calendar year. The entering officers of the Panhellenic Association include junior April Black of Delta Gamma as president; sophomore Liat Kalikow of Kappa Kappa Gamma as executive vice president; and junior Jessica McCarthy of Alpha Phi as vice president […]

$5 – $10 – $20: An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student

If you have $5 On Monday, the Kennedy Center’s Milennium Stage will be kicking off its Hanukkah celebrations a week early with lots of music. Hear the melodic Temple Shalom Choir on Monday, or check out some Klezmer on Tuesday. No matter which night you come to, these preparations for the festival of lights are […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials eke out 27-point victory

Posted Saturday, Dec. 10, 9:30 p.m. Updated 1:19 a.m. BALTIMORE – The final score of the GW men’s basketball team’s 102-75 win over Morgan State University was hardly representative of the game’s tone. The No. 19/21 (AP/USA Today) Colonials (7-0) got a harsh introduction to a facet of the college basketball game that can make […]

Students approve SA constitution

A special Joint Elections Committee announced Wednesday afternoon that students voted in favor of a new Student Association Constitution in last week’s special election. The new constitution will take effect Jan. 17. The Student Court lifted an injunction Wednesday morning that was preventing the JEC from releasing the official vote tally. The JEC announced Wednesday […]

WEB UPDATE: GW monitors gas leak in front of Ivory Tower

Posted Friday, Dec. 16, 2:28 p.m. The University is working with Washington Gas to contain a gas leak in front of Ivory Tower. Tracy Schario, GW’s director of media relations, said the University learned of the gas leak within the past two hours and notified Washington Gas. The University has closed off the 23rd Street […]

Crime Log

Assault 12/4 – 603 22nd St. – 1:26 a.m. – open case A complainant reported to University Police that while he was inside a townhouse, an unknown individual came inside and hit him in the face. He sustained injuries to his nose and mouth. After undergoing preliminary treatment for his injuries by D.C. Fire and […]

Adam Conner: Building a community, learning to riot

As the doors to the Metro car opened the noise was inescapable. The underground tunnels rumbled with the cheers of hundreds of GW basketball fans returning from Monday night’s victory over the University of Maryland. We even performed the fight song on the platform of Metro Center. As the trains unloaded the masses of Buff […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials easily handle Maryland-Eastern Shore

Posted Saturday, Dec. 17, 6:05 p.m. Using a 20-4 run midway through the first half, the No. 15 Colonials (8-0) defeated the Hawks of the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore 98-72 Saturday to secure the team’s best start to a season since the 1950s. Senior Pops Mensah-Bonsu narrowly missed his second consecutive double-double, registering 16 points […]

University violated federal environmental law

The D.C. Health Department found GW in violation of federal environmental law after an August inspection revealed improper hazardous material storage in Corcoran Hall. The University was non-compliant with parts of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act – a set of federal environmental guidelines enforced by the Environmental Protection agency – according to the EPA’s […]