March 9, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 48

Stories from the March 9, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB UPDATE: President Bush to speak at GW during Spring Break

Posted Friday, March 10, 3:23 p.m. President Bush will speak at GW Monday about the global war on terror. The event will mark the second time in his presidency he has come to the University. His speech starts at 1:15 p.m. in the Marvin Center’s Betts Theater. It is not open to the public. Bush’s […]

T. Neil Sroka: Perceptions could defeat four-by-four again

Few topics have fostered more campus discussion than the University’s proposed move to a four-by-four curriculum. Indeed, even fewer topics have had more ink spilled on them in the pages of The Hatchet over the past few years: a quick scan of the paper’s online archives reveals that more than 35 articles, columns and editorials […]

WEB UPDATE: Duke preview: Blue Devils wary of Colonials

Start the slideshow! Posted Friday, March 17, 6:10 p.m. GREENSBORO, N.C. — GW Coach Karl Hobbs looked relaxed Friday afternoon. The night before, the fifth-year coach picked up his first tournament victory in an overtime battle with the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. The accomplishment for Hobbs and the program cannot be measured just yet. He […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials receive eight seed

Start the slideshow! Posted Sunday, March 12th, 7:02 p.m.The GW men’s basketball team was given an eighth seed in the NCAA Tournament and will face UNC-Wilmington in Greensboro, N.C., in a first-round matchup. The eighth seed is the men’s program’s highest seed in its history. The winner of GW’s game will go on to face […]

WEB EXTRA: Walk, don’t run for ‘The Hills’

“The lucky ones die first.” So reads the tagline for “The Hills Have Eyes,” Alexandre Aja’s remake of Wes Craven’s 1977 version of the same name. The film concerns nuclear weapons testing by the U.S. government in the desert of New Mexico during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. Those who stuck around during the bombings […]

WEB UPDATE: Duke preview: Tickets scarce for Saturday’s game

Posted Friday, March 17, 6:10 p.m. GREENSBORO, N.C. — A lack of tickets for the GW men’s basketball team’s second-round NCAA Tournament game with top-seeded Duke is causing consternation for fans looking to make it to Saturday’s 1:10 p.m. game. Peter Konwerski, assistant vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, said that each institution […]

WEB EXTRA: Cheney donates millions for cardiovascular institute

Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife Lynne have followed through on a 2001 pledge and donated $2.7 million to the School of Medicine and Health Science for the creation of a cardiovascular institute in their names, the Medical Faculty Associates announced last week. The institute’s mission will be “the advancement of research, education, and […]

WEB UPDATE: Men’s basketball notes

Start the slideshow! Posted Wednesday, March 15, 8:47 p.m. GREENSBORO, N.C. – The GW men’s basketball team is getting used to its surroundings in the 23,500-seat Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina. It’s a different beast for GW as the practices are open and the media is as abundant as So Low sweatpants in the Health […]