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.

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 […]

Housing Guide: Off campus, the grass is greener

Many would think that going to school in the middle of a major city like D.C. enables GW students to live the ultimate urban experience. Despite this, students move off campus to get a more genuine city experience in neighborhoods such as Adams Morgan, Dupont, and Columbia Heights. “I understand that GW encourages people to […]

WEB UPDATE: Zoning Commission approves 20-year Campus Plan

Posted Monday, March 12, 10:10 p.m. The D.C. Zoning Commission unanimously voted to approve GW’s 20-year Campus Plan Monday night, nearly one year after the University first submitted the development proposal. The plan replaces the current agreement between the city and GW on development restrictions and calls for the vertical growth of GW buildings as […]

J Street to receive student-designed mural

While televisions hang on the walls of the Marvin Center’s Columbian Square, a student organization is searching for a more artistic alternative. The Marvin Center Governing Board is calling all artists in an effort to beautify a hub of GW student life. The board plans to offer $500 to the individual or group it chooses […]

WEB UPDATE: Notebook: Koundjia not hurt enough

ATLANTIC CITY, March 9 – After missing some of Thursday’s game with an injured wrist, senior Regis Koundjia showed no signs of being hurt Friday against St. Louis. Koundjia played one of his best defensive games as a Colonial, holding St. Louis star Ian Vouyakas to just six points and four shot attempts. Lockdown D […]