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.


Thursday Spring Film Series: “The Producers” Catch Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick in their Broadway roles on the big screen. 7 to 11 p.m. Marvin Center Third Floor Continental Ballroom Sponsored by Program Board Faculty authors signing reception Join three GW faculty authors at this reception and book signing. 10 a.m. to noon Gelman Library […]

High court upholds rule on military recruiters

The Supreme Court has affirmed a law that halts federal financing to universities that do not give military recruiters equal access to students that other employers receive. The law, passed in 2004, puts millions of dollars at stake for schools that continue to turn away military recruiters. The coalition of law schools and professors that […]

A-10 Preview: An anchor’s love

ESPN “SportsCenter” anchor Scott Van Pelt’s fascination with GW senior Pops Mensah-Bonsu was love at first sight, lust at first sound. During Mensah-Bonsu’s junior year, Van Pelt watched the GW men’s basketball team play Rhode Island on TV. Coincidentally, Mensah-Bonsu had a career-high 25 points and 16 rebounds that game and Van Pelt took an […]

SA Notes

Web site still not ready, officials ‘disappointed’ Student Association President Audai Shakour’s administration acknowledged fault in its role in the production of the Colonial Trader Web site at a town hall forum Monday night in the Marvin Center. The Colonial Trader Web site, a pillar of Shakour’s presidential campaign last year, was officially launched after […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials out of Tournament after 74-61 loss to Duke

Start the slideshow! Posted Saturday, March 18, 3:43 p.m. Updated Saturday, March 18, 7:10 p.m. GREENSBORO, N.C. – The buzzer in basketball signals finality and after a 74-61 loss to top-seeded Duke Saturday afternoon in North Carolina, it signaled much more for the George Washington men’s basketball team. It signaled the absolute end to the […]

A-10 Preview: Colonials set out for repeat

Forget their 16-0 regular season conference performance. GW men’s basketball head coach Karl Hobbs seems not to remember all those wins. “We’re not much more talented than any team in the league,” Hobbs said, echoing his comments from earlier in the year that the now-No. 6/7 Colonials (USA Today/Associated Press) were an “NIT team.” All […]

Hatchet selects editor in chief

Junior Caitlin Carroll said she plans on bolstering staff development, particularly with new writers, and publishing more special issues and outside projects next year as The Hatchet’s editor in chief. Hatchet staffers voted Carroll, the features editor, to the newspaper’s top spot last week. She will begin her new position in early May, pending approval […]

WEB UPDATE: Women beat ODU, face Tenn. Tuesday

Start the slideshow! Posted Sunday, March 19, 5:19 p.m. Updated 1:34 a.m. NORFOLK, Va. — The George Washington women’s basketball team entered their first round match-up in the NCAA Tournament knowing they would have to play not only against the five Old Dominion Lady Monarchs on the floor, but also against their approximately 6,500 rowdy […]

A-10 Preview: A-10 Notes

GW gets Temple in friendly arena CINCINATTI – The Colonials are 3-0 in the U.S. Bank Arena, where they will face Temple Thursday at noon in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament. On March 11 last year, the Colonials topped Temple 77-58 in the semifinals of the A-10s, which they ended up winning for […]