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.

WEB EXTRA: Adem: The Enlightened One

It’s easy to be jaded with the state of the music industry today. It often seems as if money is the only driving factor and that the joy in the art of it all has been virtually lost. While this may be an exaggeration, there is no doubt that when an artist comes along who […]

Campus Plan passes through another hurdle

The GW community came one step closer to a final vote on the new 20-year Campus Plan Thursday afternoon as the National Capital Planning Commission unanimously passed the proposal, with some restrictions. After hearing from GW officials, students and Foggy Bottom residents, the NCPC sent the Campus Plan back to the D.C. Zoning Commission for […]


The Hatchet mistakenly reported in “Soldiers’ families speak out” (March 1, p. 1) that the panel discussion at Hillel took place Tuesday night. The event was Monday night.

With increased tuition, University reduces merit-based aid

The University is readying to change its scholarship structure next year when more students will be receiving need-based financial aid and less money will be available for merit-based scholarships. The shift comes on the heels of a much-publicized increase in tuition that makes GW the first school with a total cost of attendance of more […]

UPD to change Mitchell Fire alarms

In response to the large number of false fire alarms in Mitchell Hall, the University Police Department will install covers for the alarms in the building this week. UPD Chief Dolores Statfford said in addition to installing the covers, which emit a loud sound when an alarm is pulled, the department is conducting a complete […]

WEB UPDATE: Cheney undergoes medical treatment for blood clot at GW

Posted Monday, March 5, 4:10 p.m. Vice President Dick Cheney paid a visit to GW this afternoon to seek medical treatment for a blood clot in his leg. The No. 2 of the federal government, who is said to be a “heartbeat away from the presidency,” went to his physician at GW’s Medical Faculty Associates […]

Campus Calendar

Monday The Kalb Report: The Future of Journalism Come listen to a panel discussion by executives from various media organizations. Free tickets available at TicketMaster. 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. National Press Club Sponsored by the University, the National Press Club and Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center Tuesday Arabic Circle: Bingo Come play, have fun and enhance […]

Weekly check up: Sun protection

Pouring on the SPF 40 is something that we’ve been told to do at the beach since we were little kids. But how important is it that students take the proper precautions next week on spring break while basking in the sun? Susan Haney, clinical program director for Student Health Services, said she thinks sunscreen […]

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 […]