March 27, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 50

Stories from the March 27, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Michael Barnett: Bathroom sex: it happens here

This story is part of The GW Hatchet’s 2006 Life Section Sex Issue. There’s something about a five-by-two elevated cubicle and a toilet that is ideal for anonymous male sex. Ever since the advent of public restrooms, men have been having intercourse in them. You’d think that GW, with its relatively clean, well-trafficked facilities, would […]

Sex Issue: The sexual culture of spring break

This story is part of The GW Hatchet’s 2006 Life Section Sex Issue. Maybe it’s because students need to let off steam after a week of midterm exams. Maybe it’s because everyone in sight is wearing a bathing suit (or less). Maybe it’s because the media has encouraged a culture of spring break indulgence and […]

Sex Issue: Gay GW: What about the women?

This story is part of The GW Hatchet’s 2006 Life Section Sex Issue. It seems like every girl has that one gay friend she adores. He’s funny, hip and sensitive, and many girls wish they could find a straight guy who is more like him. GW is not lacking these types of men – it […]

SA Guide: SA president’s highs and lows

This story is part of The GW Hatchet’s 2006 SA Election Guide. As six students are vying for the highest position in student government this week, the man currently occupying the spot said that despite the perks of the job, being Student Association president has its lows. A distinct name coupled with an imposing 6-foot-5 […]

U.S. to release stats on student drug violators

The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to release a demographic breakdown of the 200,000 students denied federal aid due to drug convictions, settling a lawsuit filed last month by the advocacy group Students for a Sensible Drug Policy. “This is a huge victory,” said Tom Angell, SSDP’s campaigns director. “We’re very excited.” The settlement […]


Monday MRW: Taste My World Travel the world through food with this tasting event. 8 to 10 p.m. 1959 E Street Rooftop Sponsored by Multicultural Student Services Center REAL Conversations: More Than a Hook Up – Exploring College Relationships Come debate what makes college relationships so complex, and when hooking up becomes a relationship. 7 […]


In the March 23 Greek Brief (“Omicron Delta Kappa begins application process,” p. 2), the group was erroneously identified as a community service organization. It is a leadership fraternity. Also, the organization will be sponsoring a leadership symposium for high school students next month, not next week.

Staff Editorial: Dan Secatore for PB chair

For the previous two elections, Program Board has put forward one candidate for executive chair representing an internal consensus. This year, two candidates are vying for the top spot at PB. While both are dedicated, passionate and competent, Dan Secatore distinguished himself during his tenure as political affairs chair, executive vice chair and as a […]

A whole new ball game: Slates are up, violations are down

With more candidates, more slates and fewer campaign rules violations, this year’s Student Association election has been a whole new ballgame. Seven presidential candidates are running instead of last year’s nine; three slates have formed instead of one; and about 85 fewer violations of election rules have been filed so far compared to last year. […]