March 2, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 46

Stories from the March 2, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

It’s news to deli owner that GW plans to buy him out

Foggy Bottom has seen 10 U.S. presidents come and go since 1945, but in that time span, there’s only been one GW Deli. If the University has its way, the business as community members know it – a part of local history for the last half-century – will be history within the next 20 years. […]

GRE changes to be delayed until Fall 2007

Educational Testing Services will postpone changes to the Graduate Record Exam that were originally set to take effect next fall and will instead launch the new exam in October 2007, the organization announced last month. Tom Ewing, an spokesman for ETS – the nonprofit group that designs the test – said the decision was due […]

Junior dates Olympic medalist Joey Cheek

Junior Eleanor Collins is just like any other GW student – except her boyfriend is an Olympic gold medalist. Collins is dating three-time Olympic medalist speed skater Joey Cheek. The two have been together for three years. “It’s so weird to say I’m dating an Olympic gold medalist because I don’t think of him like […]

Sports Brief

Spirit Program to stage huge rally The GW Spirit Program will throw a pep rally Saturday morning on G Street from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. before the GW men’s basketball team’s regular season finale against Charlotte. GW head coach Karl Hobbs is expected to speak at the event, as are players from the team. […]

Honors program hopes to enact drastic changes to its curriculum

GW’s honors program would undergo drastic changes under a plan requiring students to take a high number of four-credit courses in a more selective and structured environment. Backers of the program said the potential changes are necessary to raise the caliber of academics within the department. “No matter how smart students are, they are emerging […]

Calendar

Thursday Gelman Student Advisory Board meeting Come have your say in the perennial debate about noise in Gelman 6 to 7:30 p.m. Gelman 208 Palestinian benefit dinner Come for dinner and entertainment, with proceeds going to support the SOS Children’s Village in Bethlehem 6:30 to 10 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom $10 for students, $25 […]

’03 graduate found murdered in New York City

New York City detectives are still searching for clues in the gruesome murder of GW graduate Imette St. Guillen, whose body was found last Saturday night wrapped in a quilt in Brooklyn off the Belt Parkway. St. Guillen, a 24-year-old graduate student at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan, graduated magna cum […]

SA Notes

Election committee sets dates Candidate signature sheets are due Thursday, March 2 at 6 p.m. for students running in the Student Association, Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board election set for next month. The Joint Elections Committee, the election’s oversight body, announced last week that all candidates must have the forms, with the requisite […]

Star likely to miss Atlantic 10 tourney

The GW men’s basketball team, which is one game away from going undefeated in conference play, will likely have to go through the Atlantic 10 Tournament without its most-heralded player. Senior Pops Mensah-Bonsu had successful surgery on his meniscus in Birmingham, Ala., Tuesday, and began rehabilitation that day. He returned to D.C. Wednesday and may […]