January 25, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 35

Stories from the January 25, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Grade inflation on the rise

Like other schools nationwide, grades at GW are on the rise, but not necessarily because students are earning it. Some officials and faculty members believe that grade inflation is a problem at the University, but have decided not to take action against what they see as a futile situation. “Everybody recognizes that (grade inflation) is […]

Making Martelli mad

A message from Saint Joseph’s head coach Phil Martelli to a GW fan sitting behind his bench: the things said about Mrs. Martelli were completely out of line. Karl Hobbs, GW’s head coach, also has a message for that fan: stop, because those kinds of insults are disgustingly inappropriate. “I would prefer not to comment […]

Student activists walk in anti-abortion march

More than 20 GW students joined an estimated 30,000 anti-abortion protesters in a march to the U.S. Supreme Court Monday on the anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. The “March for Life” has been held annually since the first anniversary of the Jan. 22, 1974, court ruling. Roe v. Wade determined anti-abortion laws […]

Late-game run extends home winning streak

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Diversity Slideshow

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Hobbs: Moore will play with leg injury

Junior Cheyenne Moore is playing despite pain from a lower leg injury and will likely be hampered for the rest of the season. “It’s a struggle for him,” Hobbs said of Moore. “It’s really hard. He’s fighting through it the best he can. The most frustrating thing for him is playing through the pain. The […]

SA president proposes student fee increase

Students might be opening their wallets a little wider next year to support the Student Association. SA President Lamar Thorpe proposed a $1 per credit-hour increase in the SA student fee during his State of the SA address Tuesday night at Mount Vernon. The new student fee would apply to all new incoming undergraduate students […]

WEB UPDATE: A “cool” Rice gets 27 in win over Rhode Island

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UPD investigates $25,000 in Townhouse Row thefts

University officials met with fraternity and sorority leaders Tuesday night to talk about safety and reimbursement as the University Police Department continues investigating the 21 thefts in Townhouse Row that occurred over winter break. UPD Inspector Mark Balazik said he could “only speak in generalities,” but assured students that UPD was being thorough in its […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Get Organized Find out the best ways to manage your personal and professional time effectively. 4 to 5:30 p.m. 2033 K Street, #330 Sponsored by the Counseling Center Friday 2007 Chinese New Year Spectacular Catch this show highlighting traditional Chinese arts in honor of the New Year. 12 to 2:30 p.m. GW Lisner Auditorium […]