March 8, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 47

Stories from the March 8, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

WEB UPDATE: Former President Carter defends book on Israel

Posted Thursday, March 8, 11:30 p.m. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter firmly defended his new book, “Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid,” in both prepared remarks and a lengthy, uncensored question-and-answer session at Lisner Auditorium Thursday. The 39th president has been criticized for the subject matter in his book, which some say contains a pro-Palestinian bias. On […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 3/3/07 – Duqu?s Hall – 10:36 p.m. – case closed University Police Department officers responded to a complaint from an employee working in Duqu?s Hall. The employee said he was talking to another employee about work performance and the second employee became belligerent. By the time officers arrived the unruly individual had calmed […]

WEB UPDATE: Akingbade is big in final game

ATLANTIC CITY, March 10 -Senior center Dokun Akingbade has been known as a somewhat shy, almost sheepish player during his five-year stint at GW. However, over the course of the season, Akingbade has shown signs of an inner-intensity, culminating in Saturday’s performance. With forward Rob Diggs out much of the game with a broken nose […]

Varsity Roundup

Softball The GW softball team split games against Maryland-Baltimore County at Mount Vernon Athletic Complex Tuesday. The Colonials won the first game 5-4 in nine innings before dropping the second contest 5-2. The second game was shortened to six innings due to darkness. In the first game, the Colonials (6-3) trailed 4-1 before GW scored […]

WEB UPDATE: GW wins to see another day in A-10 tournament

ATLANTIC CITY, March 8-When GW’s men’s basketball players adopted “40 hard” as its team motto, they seemed like they meant it. Excluding a brief stretch in the second half where they stuttered, the third-seeded Colonials played like men on a mission Thursday in the 58-48 win against Saint Joseph’s in the second-round of the Atlantic […]

Housing Guide: How to find a perfect apartment

Whether you’re looking for a place in Foggy Bottom, or your first apartment after graduation, finding an apartment can be a daunting task. Here are some tips to help you organize your search. -Maura Judkis Figure out how much you can afford, and adjust your Internet search to your price range. If you plan on […]

WEB UPDATE: GW to play Vanderbilt in first round of NCAA tournament

California, here they come. Fresh off of an Atlantic 10 tournament championship, GW’s men’s basketball team drew an 11 seed and a match-up with sixth-seeded Vanderbilt in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The game will be played Thursday in Sacramento at 5.15 p.m. EST. At a gathering at Smith Center to watch the […]

Media executives examine future of journalism

Journalism is rapidly changing, but not disappearing, panelists said at Monday night’s “The Kalb Report” at the National Press Club. The theme of the discussion was the future of journalism, and former “Meet the Press” host Marvin Kalb guided the panel of four prominent media executives. The Internet has had a vast impact on American […]

WEB UPDATE: GW advances to A-10 finals with win over Billikens

ATLANTIC CITY, March 9 – Somewhere here in this casino-laden town, the GW men’s basketball team seemed to find a treasure trove filled with tricks from last year’s success. In that chest: an effective and swarming trapping defense, an up-tempo offense and big men that can bang with some of the strongest in the Atlantic […]