March 5, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 46

Stories from the March 5, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

SA Court orders JEC to review Abanto violation

The Student Association Court ruled that the election oversight body must reconsider a decision against SA Presidential candidate Marc Abanto that could disqualify him from last week’s runoff election. In “Joint Elections Committee v. Abanto,” which originated from a complaint by a student before the runoff election took place, the JEC issued one penalty to […]

GW Expat: Stepping off the boat into Brazilian beauty

Junior Stephanie Robichaux, a double major in journalism and anthropology, is spending the spring semester studying with the Semester at Sea program. A few times this semester she, along with other students spread out across the globe, will share her experiences and observations abroad as one of The Hatchet’s “GW expats.” After a week at […]

Public Health School recieves largest gift in school history

The RCHN Community Health Foundation announced last week a $2 million gift to the GW Medical Center’s Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy. This is the largest gift to date to the School of Public Health and Health Services, according to a University press release. “We are deeply grateful for this gift, which will […]

Students dance the night away in Hippothon

About 400 students danced for a good cause in the Continental Ballroom Sunday at GW Dance Marathon’s annual Hippothon. The six-hour event, which raises money for the local Children’s National Medical Center, is the culminating event for GWDM, which donates all the proceeds to charity. The event featured continuous music, free food, competitions and prizes. […]

Students react to 4×4

After the Faculty Senate voted last month not to recommend the latest four-by-four proposal to GW’s nine schools, many faculty members are saying that students need more information about the plan that would change GW’s credit structure. At the meeting, faculty members expressed doubt about the extent to which there needs to be an overhaul […]

Colonials crash in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, March 4 – The last time the GW women’s basketball team did not make it to the final of the Atlantic 10 tournament, in 2004, the Colonials lost to Saint Joseph’s in the semifinal round. History repeated itself Sunday afternoon, when the No. 5-seed Hawks defeated top-seeded GW 57-55 here in Ohio. It was […]

First ever Minority awards honor groups

Someone walking past the Jack Morton Auditorium Saturday evening might have mistaken the event there for a Hollywood-caliber awards show. The Black Heritage Celebration Committee hosted the Multicultural Student Awards last weekend, which recognized student organizations and specific individuals who have made an impact in the multicultural community. About 100 people attended the event, which […]

After untimely loss, questions arise about NCAA seeding

CINCINNATI, March 4 – With the GW women’s basketball team’s early exit from the Atlantic 10 tournament, questions begin to arise as to where the Colonials will be placed in the NCAA tournament, which is set to begin March 17. The selection committee announces its decision March 12. The tournament committee has not been kind […]

All fired up: Alumnus moves on after stint on “The Apprentice”

If you wear gingham plaid shirts on TV, you will become famous. GW Law School alum Martin Han Clarke did just that, and his trademark style helped him became one of the most memorable contestants yet to grace the screen on Donald Trump’s latest season of the hit NBC reality show, “The Apprentice.” Even though […]

For third year, GW reaches 20 wins

On a day dedicated to seniors, it was a trio of GW’s underclassmen who stole the show. Freshmen Damian Hollis and Travis King were two of five GW players to score double figures in leading GW to an 88-80 win over Duquesne in front of an announced crowd of 3,691 at Smith Center. The win […]