January 19, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 34

Stories from the January 19, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Williams set to decide on smoking ban

D.C.’s fate seems certain – the capital city will soon join numerous other municipalities across the country in outlawing smoking in bars, restaurants and other public places. The D.C. City Council voted 11 to 1 to pass a comprehensive ban on smoking in indoor workplaces Jan. 4. If signed by D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams, the […]

Men to travel to state of success

From Duke to the University of North Carolina to N.C. State, the state of North Carolina is well known for its powerhouse college basketball programs. While former Conference USA mainstay Charlotte may not be quite at the level of those Atlantic Coast Conference programs, the 49ers seem to be making a positive impression on their […]

Top-25 rankings fire up men, women

Going into this year, the oft-said phrase for GW basketball fans was “special season.” But that was for the men’s team. Women’s head coach Joe McKeown was skeptical after losing star Anna Monta?ana, and with No. 1 Tennessee and No. 11 Purdue on the schedule, the early part of the season was going to be […]

Women head to unfriendly northeast undefeated in A-10

The women’s basketball team moved into the top-25 for the first time this season and now heads to Rhode Island on Friday to improve on their five-game winning streak. URI is 4-10 and 2-2 in the Atlantic 10, having defeated Xavier and Massachusetts but losing to La Salle twice. The Colonials will need to watch […]

Hart hopes to open Foggy Bottom tanning salon

First, he climbed the national ranks of the College Republicans. Then, he tackled GW’s Student Association. Now, senior Kris Hart plans to embark upon a new chapter of his life: tanning. At a Wednesday night meeting of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission, a local community group that makes zoning recommendations, the commissioners voted 4 to 1 […]

The Blog Spot: Excerpts from www.hatchetblogs.com

Check out the Hatchet blogs! This may be obvious but… by Jake Sherman on January 13, 2006 at 1:18pm. GW has the smallest arena, in terms of capacity, in the top 25 of men’s college basketball. Pretty interesting. Comment away. Marco Esquandolis says: January 13, 2006 at 2:50 pm I was talking about this with […]

Former student victim of murder in Tulsa

Adriane Barker, a former GW international affairs student, was the victim of a vicious murder this winter that kept police searching for her body more than a month after her disappearance. The 26-year-old Tulsa, Okla., resident was first reported missing Dec. 8, setting off a frenzy in an attempt to find her alive. The Tulsa […]

University set to implement GWID in February

Starting early next month students, faculty and staff will be issued randomly generated identification numbers as the University will begin phasing out its use of Social Security numbers for campus administrative purposes. Members of the GW community will receive what is being termed a GWid, or new identification number, by the first weekend in February, […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 1/7 – 1957 E Street – 12:30 a.m. – case closed University Police responded to an individual trying to gain access to the dormitory using her GWorld card during the break. The officer asked the individual why she was trying to get into the building, and she said she had a meeting but […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials look good in conference win in Charlotte

Posted Saturday, Jan. 21, 6:55 p.m. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Before the days of a ranked GW men’s basketball team, head coach Karl Hobbs used to shrug off home wins, stating that his team’s success would be validated with consistent wins in hostile Atlantic 10 arenas. Two down, two to go in those arenas. “Three years […]