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.

BREAKING NEWS: JEC releases preliminary vote tallies

Posted Friday, Feb. 23, 6:07 a.m. The Joint Elections Committee announced the following preliminary results for student office Friday morning at about 4:30 a.m. (Results are preliminary, as the presumed winners are pending checks on disciplinary records, among other criteria for eligibility.): President Marc Abanto, junior, with 28.9 percent Nicole Capp, sophomore, with 26.7 percent […]

Black students find their roots in February

In the late 1970s, Black History Month was established as an expansion of the 1920s Negro Achievement Week in honor of the day Frederick Douglas used to mark his birth. This year, the Black Student Union and other multicultural organizations on campus are proposing a new goal and a new name for the month of […]

WEB UPDATE: GW stays undefeated in A-10 with win over Saint Joseph’s

var uslide_show_id = “7f72dd61-dd8b-4c33-8d88-111669676537”;var slideshowwidth = “468”;var linktext = “”; Posted Saturday, Feb. 23, 11:21 p.m. If first impressions are any indicator of how a basketball game will flow, the GW women’s basketball team showed Saint Joseph’s early in Friday night’s game which team would dictate game play. The No. 9 Colonials cruised to an […]

WEB EXTRA: Producer for Howard Stern Show to speak at SMPA

There’s no boundary to Howard Stern’s raunch, said his producer, Doug Goodstein – especially now that he’s off the traditional TV and radio airwaves. “There’s no limit, it’s uncensored,” said Goodstein, of Howard TV On Demand, the radio personality’s iN Demand endeavor to replace his stint on the E! network. “I think the noose has […]

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 […]