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.

Polmer: Hallmark Hell

So I was reading the latest sex column in The Hatchet the other day, and as I was finishing up (literally), I remembered that it’s February and Valentine’s Day is coming up. Oh, “Eve”- if only I had a girlfriend like you… Now, for me, Valentine’s Day has never really been all that special. I […]

Tying the knot

It all began with a love of the St. Louis Rams. Boy likes football. Boy’s favorite team makes it to the playoffs. Boy goes to watch the playoffs over at a friend’s apartment. Boy meets girl. Two years later, boy asks girl to marry him. It may not sound like your traditional love story, but […]

Ramsey elected next chair of Board of Trustees, VP Blumer retires

W. Russell Ramsey will be GW’s next chairman of the board of Trustees, the University’s highest governing body voted Friday. Ramsey has served as the vice chairman of the board and chairman of the investment and real estate committees as well as the presidential search committee. Ramsey said that as he starts his term as […]

New eatery, Carvings opens in Potomac House

Carvings owner Paul Park said his venue is finally “ready to feed” GW’s students. The restaurant in the University’s newest residence hall, Potomac House, opened Friday after months of delays. In early November, The Hatchet reported that Carvings’ opening, originally scheduled for first semester, was to be delayed until at least January. Park said the […]

Student’s jaw wired shut after injury at local bar

Freshman Philip Aftuck is spending his second semester of college back home with his jaw wired shut for the next four to six weeks, and will be on a strictly liquid diet. Aftuck was reportedly assaulted in The Exchange bar two weekends ago and later hospitalized due to major injuries to his jaw. The 19-year-old […]

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, […]