March 1, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 45

Stories from the March 1, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB EXTRA: HUD secretary speaks to students about inequality in housing

The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development spoke about economic development, homelessness and racial segregation in housing assignments across the country Tuesday night to a group of about 100 students. The event, sponsored by the College Republicans, marked the first time in at least seven years that a sitting member of the U.S. Cabinet has […]

GW prepares for A-10s

Going undefeated in the conference does not happen often. In fact, in his 18 years as the head coach of the GW women’s basketball team, Joe McKeown has made the Sweet 16 and even the Elite Eight, but has only gone undefeated in the Atlantic 10 twice. That is why McKeown, who was named A-10 […]

WEB UPDATE: Women top Dayton in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, March 3 — Despite a slow start and sloppy play to begin its first game in six days, the GW women’s basketball team took control late in the first half and the second half to coast to a 61- 45 victory over No. 9-seed Dayton Saturday afternoon at Cintas Center here in Ohio. The […]

Relatives of kidnapped Israeli soldiers reminisce at GW Hillel

Many people may have forgotten about the two Israeli soldiers whose capture last summer made a month of headlines and led to the next chapter in the Arab-Israeli conflict. But Monday night at GW Hillel, the families of the two kidnapped soldiers who catapulted Israel and Lebanon into a month-long deadly conflict spoke about their […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 2/25/07 – The Vern Express Shuttle Bus – 2:53 a.m. – case closed A GW student and a male unaffiliated with the University got into a verbal argument on the Vern Express shuttle bus. The male subject alleged he was cursing at no one in particular. His swearing prompted the verbal argument with […]

BREAKING NEWS: Capp, Kroeger to be next year’s SA president and EVP

Posted Thursday, March 1, 11:48 p.m. Updated Friday, March 2, 12:08 a.m. Sophomore Nicole Capp and sophomore Brand Kroeger will be next year’s Student Association president and executive vice president, the Joint Elections Committee announced Thursday night at about 11:40 p.m. in the Marvin Center. Capp beat junior Marc Abanto by about 54 percent to […]

BREAKING NEWS: Capp beats Abanto to become next SA president

Posted Thursday, March 1, 11:48 p.m. Updated Friday, March 2, 2:17 a.m. Sophomores Nicole Capp and Brand Kroeger will be next year’s Student Association president and executive vice president, the Joint Elections Committee announced Thursday night in the Marvin Center. Capp beat Abanto by 8 percentage points, garnering 1,199 votes – or 54 percent – […]

SA candidates accumulate election violations

The Joint Elections Committee doled out multiple penalties Tuesday night to Student Association presidential candidates Marc Abanto and Nicole Capp and executive vice presidential candidates Nick D’Addario and Brand Kroeger. The JEC gives penalties to the candidates found violating the group’s charter rules. If a candidate obtains six violations, that candidate is removed from the […]

Thumbs Up Thumbs Down

Lady Colonials After numerous seasons of playing in the shadow of the men, GW’s women’s basketball team has established itself as a serious contender in the NCAA tournament. If only more students would take notice and help to boost attendance at women’s games. Housing auction The annual continuation of Martha’s Marathon, during which students can […]

The Bar Belle: Solly’s U Street Tavern

Solly’s U Street Tavern 1942 11th St. N.W. “I don’t really like the place,” our friend told us as we walked down U Street toward our destination. “I was really sick last time I was there, so all I could drink was water. And my back hurt from standing the whole time.” When we reminded […]