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: 66-53 loss to Tennessee knocks women out of Tournament

Start the slideshow! Posted Tuesdy, March 21, 10:23 p.m. NORFOLK, Va.–Shanna Zolman had 19 points and standout Candace Parker had 15 points as the Tennessee Volunteers beat the GW women’s basketball team 66-53 to knock the Colonials out of the NCAA Tournament. The Lady Vols are heading to the Round of 16 for the 25th […]

A-10 Preview: New year, same result: GW women fall to Owls

Start the slideshow! PHILADELPHIA – The saying goes “two out of three ain’t bad,” but for the women’s basketball team, it was the third that mattered the most. After defeating No. 18 Temple twice this season, the Colonials fell to the Owls 59-54 in the Atlantic 10 Conference championship game Monday night. Sophomore Kim Beck […]

The Bar Belle: The Evening Star Cafe

The Evening Star Caf? 2000 Mount Vernon Ave. Alexandria, Va. Tucked between Old Town Alexandria and Crystal City lies a little refuge known to many as The Evening Star Caf?. And while I heard it has scrumptious food, I naturally came for the booze. Pulling up to The Evening Star Caf? might throw you a […]

Greek Briefs

Sigma Chi welcomes 41 members GW’s newest fraternity held a pinning ceremony last week to officially welcome the 41 men that make up its founding father class. “It was primarily a symbolic milestone for the organization,” said Dean Harwood, assistant director of the Greek Life. “But it was an important one and it was impressive […]

Housing prices to increase next year; cheapest room $900 more

The price of the least-expensive room in residence halls will increase by $900 next year as a result of an overall percentage increase in housing costs and the decision to collapse pricing into fewer rate categories. GW’s Board of Trustees approved a 1.7 percent overall increase in the amount of revenue GW should bring in […]

$5 – $10 – $20: An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student

If you have $5 Trying to save up for your jaunt to Cancun Friday? Too cheap to even leave campus? Head over to the Marvin Center Thursday night at 7 or 10 p.m. to see “The Producers,” part of the Program Board’s free spring films series, in the Continental Ballroom. Upcoming screenings after break include […]

Former biology professor dies

Former professor Paul Spiegler, who served as a lab coordinator and taught introductory biology to non-science majors last semester, died of prostate cancer over the weekend. Spiegler, who earned his master’s degree from GW in 1959, has been teaching here ever since, said biology professor Robert Knowlton. Knowlton said Spiegler, who was in his early […]

Letters to the Editor

On serious denial about drugs After reading the article “A way of life: when smoking marijuana is a lifestyle” (March 6, p. 9), I have but few words to say to the two people featured in the article: quite frankly, you are both delusional. To believe you do not have a drug problem is ridiculous […]