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.

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 […]


In the article “Colonials lose in Philly; Moore out for the season,” Sports Information Director Brad Bower was quoted as saying that sophomore Cheyenne Moore is out for the season and will have surgery on his foot. Bower only said that Moore will be out for the season and GW head men’s basketball coach Karl […]

WEB EXTRA: Student Association Presidential candidate complete profiles

Name: Marc Abanto Year: Junior Hometown: Trumbull, Conn. Major: Political Science Slate: The Student Union Running Mate: Nick D’Addario Clubs/Activities: Member education chair of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, former associate producer of the 14th Grade Players Theater Company, College Democrats, past intern for Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) Platform: Reform the health and safety inspection […]

Varsity Roundup

Baseball The baseball team opened its 2007 spring season with three losses at No. 8 Virginia Feb. 17-19. The Colonials dropped 11-0, 11-1 and 15-2 decisions to the Cavaliers. GW’s Feb. 13 game against Georgetown was postponed due to snow. M. Tennis The men’s tennis team lost to Xavier and Dayton during a two-day Ohio […]

Old Town Alexandria celebrates George Washington’s birthday

Old Town Alexandria had the largest celebration for President George Washington’s Birthday in the United States this weekend, with about 100,000 people attending the parade Monday afternoon. In preparation for the weekend of events in Alexandria, which included the 218th annual George Washington Birthnight Banquet and Ball Saturday, a Washington impersonator rode through Old Town […]