February 12, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 40

Stories from the February 12, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Looking ahead

With the college basketball season more than half over, February is considered a time for teams to come together and make a run in preparation for the NCAA tournament. GW’s men’s basketball game against Xavier saw two teams going in different directions: the Musketeers have won five of their last six games, while the Colonials […]

Staff Editorial: Come clean about high tuition

The University located four blocks away from the White House with amazing internship opportunities and professors from a host of top government agencies is now almost solely known for something else – its $50,000 price tag. Following the Board of Trustees approval of a fixed tuition of $39,210 per year for the class of 2011, […]

Colonials win 14th straight

With his team down 42 points to the GW women’s basketball team Sunday, all St. Bonaventure head coach Jim Crowley could do was shake his head. Crowley watched his team give up 21 turnovers and shoot below 25 percent as No. 8/9 GW (AP, ESPN/USA Today) won its 14th straight game 75-41, the sixth-longest streak […]

Meredith Jessup: V-Day should stand for more than just vaginas

As Valentine’s Day approaches, tradition suggests images of gentlemen ordering flowers for a special someone and of ladies planning a romantic night on the town. This year, however, students on many college campuses are rethinking these traditional displays of affection in favor of “V-Day.” But don’t bother looking for the term “V-Day” inside any of […]

Officials still unsure of Marvin Center’s empty space

Students and University officials are in the early stages of planning a student service center to fill the empty 5,000 square-foot space in the ground floor of the Marvin Center. Officials said a one-stop student service center is likely to fill the space, which has been vacant since September 2006, but there is no timeline […]

Louis H. Katz: Transparency is here

In response to the column “Transparency needs to make an appearance” (Feb. 5, p. 4), I’d like to take the opportunity to provide insight to the author and the GW community at large as to where the “unavailable” information noted in the piece can be accessed – some of it 24 hours a day, 7 […]

Letters to the Editor

A call to serve I take great pleasure in highlighting the unique role GW students, staff, faculty and alumni can and do play in service to local, national and international communities. We are among the nation’s leaders in transforming into action the spirit of service inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and our namesake. […]

Campus Calendar

Monday On her own ground: The life and times of Madam C.J. Walker Come learn about Madam C.J. Walker, who is well known for her hair-care products and role as an entrepreneur in serving black feminine aesthetics. 7 to 9 p.m. Alumni House Sponsored by the NAACP and the SBLSA-CDA James Carville Come hear the […]

WEB UPDATE: GW cancels Tuesday classes from 5 p.m. on

Updated Tuesday, Feb. 13, 5:14 p.m. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 13, 4:26 p.m. The University has canceled all classes Tuesday starting at 5 p.m. or later “due to inclement weather” hitting the D.C. area, a GW spokesperson said. Media Relations specialist Adela de la Torre said at 4 p.m. the school’s academic operations are indefinitely canceled […]