February 27, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 45

Stories from the February 27, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

CLLC announces housing progress halfway into selection

Separating the housing pools for rising juniors and seniors this year seemed to mitigate problems that occurred last year with junior housing, University Campus Housing Director Seth Weinshel said Sunday. Earlier this semester, Weinshel said that the Community Living and Learning Center decided to change housing selection so that each class had its own pool […]

GW star traveling to Alabama for knee

Colonials star senior Pops Mensah-Bonsu is traveling to Birmingham, Ala., to get his torn meniscus examined by a renowned orthopedist who has operated on Villanova’s Curtis Sumpter and football legend Emmitt Smith. Mensah-Bonsu, who sustained the injury in last Wednesday’s win over La Salle, will miss GW’s two remaining regular season games at least. GW […]

Students market goods

When junior Sarah Kapenstein posted her resume on a job search site, she did not expect to be offered a position that wouldn’t require her to leave campus. In December, the online music service Napster contacted Kapenstien, a political communication major, and offered her a job as one of two campus marketing representatives at GW […]

GW Briefs

Medical Center could not partnet with African country Members of the GW Africa Center for Health and Security are awaiting word from the Ethiopian government concerning a possible partnership. GW representatives traveled to Ethiopia in December to meet with government officials concerning the potential program, which calls for Ethiopian professors in the field to come […]

Students march to Georgetown in support of GU-GW matchup

Their message was loud and clear: we want Georgetown. Their reception by Georgetown University students was just as clear: go home. On Saturday afternoon about 15 GW students gathered in Kogan Plaza and marched down M Street to the gates of Georgetown’s campus to show support for an annual GW versus Georgetown men’s basketball game. […]

GW tops Charlotte 69-65 to win A-10 regular season title

With only one senior on this year’s women’s basketball squad, the ceremony paying tribute to class of 2006 was short but sweet. Senior Jessica Simmonds took center court to be honored for her two seasons as a Colonial before Sunday’s game against Charlotte. Just two hours later, Simmonds had completed her regular season as a […]

WEB EXTRA: Smithsonian plans to open black history museum on Mall

In 1963, blacks made history by marching on Washington to promote civil rights. By 2016, the Smithsonian Institution will make black history on the mall again, with the creation of a new museum. The Smithsonian’s Board of Regents announced in late January that 14th Street and Constitution Avenue would be the site of the new […]

No. 6 GW tops Fordham 78-67 to stay unbeaten in A-10

Start the slideshow! BRONX, N.Y. – Amid the boos, the vulgarities from the crowd and a flurry of questionable calls on both sides of the ball, there was a sixth-ranked basketball team struggling Saturday, a team with serious NCAA aspirations and without an emotional and physical anchor late in February at the tail end of […]

WEB EXTRA: USA Today columnist: Bush has yet to prove he’s not racist

USA Today columnist Barbara Reynolds said President Bush’s heart is not in the right place on civil rights issues at a C-SPAN-televised panel discussion Friday afternoon. The five-person discussion, held at the Center for American Progress think tank in downtown D.C., involved Reynolds, veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas and GW media law professor Carl […]