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.

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 […]

WEB UPDATE: Early classes on Wednesday canceled; school to open at 10 a.m.

Posted Wednesday, Feb. 14, 6:11 a.m. Administrators pushed back the opening of the University until 10 a.m. Wednesday because of the icy weather in D.C. and the surrounding metropolitan area. GW spokesperson Adela de la Torre said academic and business operations on all campuses will resume a normal schedule after that time. Classes starting before […]

Campus makes dining changes

The spring semester has brought new hours and new dining options to the Mount Vernon campus. The Ames Dining room hours are now Monday through Thursday 10:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. until 7 p.m., and Sunday 10:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. The change in hours was made after evaluating student […]

EMeRG still not using ambulance

EMeRG may be closer to utilizing an ambulance the University Police Department purchased last summer after years of lobbying. “The use of the ambulance is still in the final assessment by the University’s Office of Risk Management,” said Robert Chernak, senior vice president for Student and Academic Support Services, who oversees UPD. “I suspect that […]

GW to charge incoming freshmen more than $50,000

The University’s highest oversight body announced a tuition hike that will set mandatory fees for next year’s freshmen at above $50,000. The Board of Trustees voted Friday to raise tuition to $39,210 for incoming undergraduates, a 3.8 percent increase from last year. While GW administrators are calling the tuition raise the lowest in decades, GW […]

Seductive spirits

Presentation is everything. Sure, handing your Valentine a bouquet of roses is nice, but why not also invite him or her in for a drink? “Why, what is this?” your beloved will ask, and you’ll demurely respond “A between the sheets,” with a wink. Let the seduction begin. Flirtini – as seen on “Sex and […]

Valentine’s Day Guide: Around the world in four D.C. dates

In an all-American city like D.C., dating can be anything but. Sure, dinner and the latest chick flick might do the trick, but with so many exotic options right here in the District, American-as-apple-pie looks a little bland. Take your date to a different place without leaving the area code or splurging on pricy airfare […]

Playing by the rules: hooking up online and in D.C.

The first rule of LateNightShots is you do not talk about LateNightShots. The exclusive social networking Web site that targets recent graduates and young professionals who want to drink, be merry and “brush up” against each other, seems like it’s taking a line from the 1999 movie “Fight Club,” in organizing an online underground network […]