February 22, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 43

Stories from the February 22, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Zeta Phi Beta hosts discussion on safe sex

The Zeta Phi Beta sorority hosted Love’s Hangover, their annual post-Valentine’s Day celebration, last Friday. The event was held at the Alumni House located at F and 20th streets and featured desserts and “mocktinis,” or non-alcoholic drinks. Additionally, this National Pan-Hellenic Council sorority conducted a safe sex discussion entitled, “How crowded is my bed?” About […]

WEB UPDATE: GW tops La Salle behind 21 from Rice

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24 – The only positive that Karl Hobbs said he would take out of this game against La Salle is the victory. Everything else about the game, he said, left him wondering if the GW men’s basketball team would be prepared for tournament play. “I’m a little disappointed we didn’t execute down the […]

WEB UPDATE: Lily Allen is more than alright

Posted Thursday, Feb. 22, 2:26 p.m. Lily Allen doesn’t take requests. “I can’t fucking hear you, and anyway this is my gig,” she shouted at fans at the 9:30 Club Saturday night. When a group of guys found it necessary to inform her that they were from Atlanta, she cheerfully screamed back, “We’re in D.C., […]

U.S. senator checks out of GW Hospital

U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) was discharged from GW Hospital’s inpatient care center Friday after doctors determined he was able to move on to the next stage of his recovery. The senator underwent brain surgery late Dec. 13 after being rushed to GW Hospital for experiencing stroke-like symptoms. Johnson’s condition has been in the public […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Free yoga Get in on this free class and learn the basics of yoga. Please bring own towel or mat 3 to 4 p.m. Marvin Center 301 Sponsored by the Health Outreach Peer Educators GW annual birthday bonfire Celebrate George Washington’s birthday with food and entertainment 6 to 9 p.m. University Yard (rain location […]

BREAKING NEWS: Abanto, Capp to vie for SA presidency in runoff

Posted Friday, Feb. 23, 4:34 a.m. Junior Marc Abanto and sophomore Nicole Capp received the most votes in the Student Association presidential election and will compete in next week’s runoff, the Joint Elections Committee announced early Friday morning. Abanto secured 28.9 percent of the vote and Capp 26.7 percent. Sophomore Brand Kroeger and junior Nick […]

Crime Log

Liquor Law Violation 2/18/07 – Kogan Plaza – 3:04 a.m. – case closed A University Police officer observed a male student stumbling through Kogan Plaza supported by a male friend. Both students were underage, and the first said he had been drinking. The second student said he had not been drinking, and both were given […]

Senate rejects SA plan on restructuring

The Student Association Senate rejected a resolution calling for a new SA constitution Tuesday night in the Marvin Center. The Senate then voted to send the bill back to the SA Rules Committee for further review. The constitution, which was proposed by SA President Lamar Thorpe, creates a newly structured legislature that would consist of […]


In the article “Writing for Daisy Duke,” (Feb. 20, p. 14) The Hatchet erroneously reported when Shane Morris wrote the script of the film. He did so in his senior year of college at GW and worked with Professor David Alan Grier, not the actor. In its endorsement of Andrew Cooper for the Student Association’s […]