February 20, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 42

Stories from the February 20, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Repeated false fire alarms plague Mitchell Alarm

University Police officers posted public safety advisories in Mitchell Hall this week after residents experienced six false fire alarms in one week, often in the middle of the night. UPD Captain Frank Demes said that at least five of the false alarms in Mitchell were malicious. Officials also held a mandatory meeting for Mitchell Hall […]

Students fight cold, each other for poster space

While most of the campus was sleeping early Friday morning, a contingent of die-hard Student Association want-to-be members was wide awake. Dozens of students gathered in Kogan Plaza and at the stroke of 7 a.m., a mad scramble began across H Street in an effort to grab prime real estate on the Marvin Center’s exterior […]

Exotic engineer

By day, junior Sabrina Patel can be found in the library studying linear programming, network models and queuing theory for her systems analysis major in the engineering school. But by night, her work gets much more scandalous. Patel, often clad in barely-there lingerie, a bikini or S&M apparel, has spent the past year flaunting and […]

With his parents in the crowd, Damian Hollis has a career game

Karl Hobbs should have his players’ families come to games more often. In front of his parents, freshman Damian Hollis scored a career-high 15 points on six- -of-seven shooting Saturday against Temple at Smith Center. College basketball games are not unfamiliar to Essie Hollis, Damian’s father. Essie played at Atlantic 10 rival St. Bonaventure during […]

SA Candidate Profiles

Huerta, Rotella: SA outsider and insider join forces Michael Ray Huerta for President Student Association presidential candidate junior Michael Ray Huerta said he is an “SA outsider,” but he’s not ashamed of it. “Look at the people who are running for president who have been involved (in the SA), what have they done for you?” […]

Win keeps GW ‘in the race’

Karl Hobbs said Saturday’s 84-72 win over Temple at Smith Center was not a must-win. The win does accomplish a few things, Hobbs said, but he refused to look too far into the future. “First and foremost, it makes us 16-8, 7-5 in the league,” he said. “Depending on what the results are today, we’re […]

Board of Trustees makes academic changes

The Board of Trustees voted at their Feb. 9 meeting to approve an online Doctorate in Nursing Practice program to start next fall. The program will be the fourth entirely online DNP program in the country, according to Ellen Dawson, the chair of the department of nursing. Trustee Lydia Thomas said similar programs across the […]

2007 Election Candidates

U-At Large (Two seats available) Richard “Dick” Fowler (Student Union) Kevin Kozlowski (Student Union) Jackson Trugman SEAS-U (One seat available) Elfine Natalia Peterson Tjio (Student Union) CCAS-U (Six seats available) Eugene Beckley (Student Union) Meghan Cassin (Student Union) Will Luton (Student Union) Francis Murray (Independent Voice) OG Oyiborhoro (Student Union) Nina Pedrad (Student Union) Joshua […]