February 16, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 42

Stories from the February 16, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Staff editorial: Imagine a better way for the SA

Students have one chance each year to elect from among their peers a representative body tasked with advocating for student concerns and allocating about a half million dollars in student funds. Unfortunately, on both accounts, this representative body – the Student Association – often fails. The latest case of ineptitude – the delays surrounding the […]

A long commute: Some profs. live hundreds of miles from GW

A long walk to an early morning class may be the worst that a student could face on a cold Monday morning. Yet for some professors, a long plane or train ride are what’s in store after they roll out of bed. Christopher Arterton, dean of the Graduate School of Political Management, lives in New […]

WEB EXTRA: Travel writer offers advice to aspiring authors

To be successful, aspiring travel writers need to be determined and must develop their experiential writing skills, a GW alumnus who has been successful in the field told about 70 people in the Marvin Center Monday. Douglas E. Morris offered some secrets to success in the world of travel writing to mostly students in the […]

Calendar

Thursday “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” Catch the latest installment of the Spring Film Series 7 to 11 p.m. Marvin Center Third Floor Continental Ballroom Sponsored by the Program Board Sixth Annual Washington, D.C. Student-Alumni Networking Night Mingle with alumni representing a wide array of industries and professions. GWorld required; RSVP to netnite@gwu.edu. […]

Women look to continue win streak

After two weekend road wins, the women’s basketball team will look to continue its run toward the top of the Atlantic 10 Conference when they host La Salle Friday night, followed by Richmond Sunday afternoon. The Colonials rallied from a 13-point deficit to defeat the Dukes of Duquesne last Friday by two points. Two days […]

Evans: No end to GW-Foggy Bottom animosity in sight

D.C. City Councilmember Jack Evans said it would be impossible to put an end to the disputes between Foggy Bottom residents and the University, and that some people will always be upset with GW regardless of its actions, in an interview with The Hatchet this week. Evans, whose ward consists of downtown, Capitol Hill, Dupont […]

Men survive scare from UMass, win by three

For GW, one of two teams remaining in Division I men’s basketball with a single defeat and the holder of the longest winning streak in the country, not every game can be a blowout. And for coach Karl Hobbs, that’s OK. “When you are 21-1, there are two teams in the country with one loss; […]

WEB EXTRA: Officials say new restaurant in Quigley’s will open on time

Despite being a month behind on construction, University officials and an owner of TONIC Restaurant said that the new venue, which will be built in the vacant Quigley’s building at 21st and G streets, will still open as scheduled by January 2007 or earlier. GW officials announced late November that after an extensive vendor search, […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials 22-1 after road win over Richmond

Start the slideshow! Posted Feb. 18, 2005, 9:11 p.m. RICHMOND, Va. — Sophomore guard Maureece Rice went seven-for-nine from the floor and scored 16 points in a 64-51 No.7/8 (Associated Press/ESPN) GW win over Richmond Saturday at the Robins Center. The win, GW’s 14th straight, marked the first time the Colonials have won in Richmond […]