January 18, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 33

Stories from the January 18, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Student skirts jail time for marijuana charge

A student arrested in November for intent to distribute marijuana out of his JBKO room pled out to a lower charge of possession at a hearing Wednesday. The plea bargain between sophomore Soweto Edwards and the D.C. Office of the Attorney General called for six months of probation, a $200 donation to a charity and […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday International Student Volunteers Information Session Learn about studying abroad in Australia and New Zealand with International Student Volunteers organization. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., sessions are every hour on the hour Marvin Center 308 Sponsored by International Student Volunteers Friday Fondue Friday Check out performing campus groups and grab some fondue. 8 to 11 […]

SA Elections to be held on Feb. 21 and 22

Candidates, start your engines. The general election for the Student Association, Marvin Center Governing Board and the Program Board will take place on Feb. 21 and 22, the Joint Elections Committee announced this week. If no candidate garners more than half of the vote, a runoff will occur March 1. The dates are a month […]

Monster Madness: Monster Jam comes to Verizon

You could almost feel it coming as you rode the Metro through downtown D.C. last weekend. At first it was subtle – a Harley Davidson leather jacket sandwiched between two business suits here, a country-fried accent lilting above the drone of conversation there. Then, though, came the children: throngs of them, clinging to their parents’ […]

Pi Beta Phi to officially join campus

After one semester on campus, Pi Beta Phi, GW’s newest sorority, will hold its official initiation and installation next week. Established in 1889, Pi Beta Phi is actually GW’s oldest sorority, but left campus in 1968. After 38 years, Pi Beta Phi re-colonized its GW chapter in the fall. “We will have numerous prominent Pi […]

Rice cures Colonials

RICHMOND – It may not have been on-par with Michael Jordan’s famous “Flu Game” in the 1998 NBA Finals, but junior Maureece Rice’s clutch play during the GW men’s basketball team’s 63-58 win against Richmond was something special. Rice, who has the flu and has not practiced much in the last two days, hit two […]

The Bar Belle: Lucky Bar

Lucky Bar 1221 Connecticut Ave., N.W. You know you’re at a good bar when you run into a guy who’s staring, lonely and forlorn, into his drink at a bartender-less backroom bar when you’re searching for the ladies’ room. You know you’re at a great bar when you come out of the bathroom and the […]

Enter Clov: Hot D.C. band returns to Black Cat

On one of the walls in the music department of G.W. a couple of years ago, there was a plastic bag full of CDs stapled to it, as if it were some alien seedpod. And, in a way, it was. It was sent from the land of Exit Clov to bring joy and happiness to […]

Making a racquet

Like most teams at GW, the men’s squash team spent months practicing in preparation for the upcoming season. Yet, something was missing. A coach. Last season, the team was ranked 22nd in the country. But last season also brought the graduation of its five best players, and then there was the unexpected departure of coach […]