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.

WEB UPDATE: Women win in first round of A-10 Tournament

Posted Saturday, March 4, 3:55 p.m. PHILADELPHIA – Senior Jessica Simmonds had 18 points and 12 rebounds Saturday to lead the GW women’s basketball team to a 61-51 victory over Richmond in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament. “I thought she was a warrior today,” coach Joe McKeown said after the game […]

Fire inspectors visit science building

The D.C. fire department cordoned off one of the main chemical storage rooms in Corcoran Hall while inspectors surveyed the building Wednesday, a fire official said. Alan Etter, a fire department spokesman, said multiple inspectors were at Corcoran to “survey the general vicinity,” examining bottles of old chemical reagents. He said that a hazardous materials […]

WEB UPDATE: No. 6/7 Colonials beat Charlotte in OT thriller

Start the celebration slideshow! Start the game action slideshow! Posted Saturday, March 4, 4:40 p.m. Forget the Miracle on 34th Street. This was the Miracle on 22nd Street. The GW men’s basketball team left themselves in a tight spot to get their 26th win of the year. But, like they’ve done all season, they got […]

Greek Briefs

Group hopes fans will donate money for homeless shelter With already more than $2,000 raised in the last two years, Alpha Phi Omega hopes to raise an additional $1,000 in donations at Saturday’s pre-basketball game barbecue outside of the Smith Center. The game starts at 2 p.m. “We figure that if every other person who […]

Crime Log

Drug Law Violation 2/26 – Ivory Tower – 1:21 a.m. – case closed University Police officers noticed a suspicious odor outside a room while patrolling the dormitory. The student in the room admitted that he had been smoking marijuana. He was the only individual in the room at the time. Community Living and Learning Center […]

Grads facing bigger bills, emptier wallets

By all accounts, student activism is alive and well. With an unpopular war, a controversial administration and a constant debate over civil liberties, one might even say that today’s college-age protestors are spoiled for choice. However, for Village Voice writer Anya Kamenetz, there has been one major exclusion from students’ list of grievances: their own […]

The Bar Belle: Chief Ike’s Mambo Room

Chief Ike’s Mambo Room 1725 Columbia Rd. NW At the top of 18th Street and just west on Columbia Road in Adams Morgan, a bright blue neon sign buzzes “Chief Ike’s Mambo Room.” The door under the words “Chief Ike’s” comes with a $5 cover (after 9:30), and a bouncer checking IDs at the entrance. […]

Law professor running for City Council

GW law professor Mary Cheh has worked at the University since 1979, but this year she’s looking into a second job. Cheh, who has lived in the District for the last 30 years, is running for Ward 3 representative of the D.C. City Council. Current Ward 3 Councilmember Kathy Patterson’s seat will be vacant because […]

Fish out of water

A mermaid with a crush is a force to be reckoned with. That’s what audiences find out in “Aquamarine” (Fox), a movie with more giddy girliness than a teenage slumber party. Based on the popular young adult novel by Alice Hoffman, “Aquamarine” tells the story of two best friends Claire (Emma Roberts, star of Nickelodeon’s […]