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.

Film sparks controversy across campuses

A film on radical Islam recently shown on college campuses across the United States has sparked controversy in its wake, causing some campuses to cancel future showings. Director Wayne Kopping’s documentary “Obsession: Radical Islam’s War Against the West” has aired to crowds at such institutions as New York University and University of California, Los Angeles. […]

WOW student-employees quit because of delays in table service

Half of the student-employees working at WOW Wingery and Cafe quit Monday over frustration with management and complaints about wages. Four of eight students working at the southwestern-style chicken wing venue tendered a letter of resignation to managers of Sodexho, the University’s food-service provider. When the undergraduates began their employment at the start of the […]

Juliet Moser: Mascara is not important for the public eye

Just when we thought we couldn’t possibly eat any more Airheads or stuff promise-filled palm cards into our bags, the Student Association elections ground to a halt. Ultimately, students chose sophomore Nicole Capp as the first female SA president in nine years. This year’s election was unusual, not for the aggressive campaigning and grating cheerfulness […]

Campus Health: Are Campuses Prepared?

A couple weeks ago, police arrested a woman who had been loitering around the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania dorms. She was charged for prostitution and afterward told the police that she was HIV positive and had had sexual contact with ten male students. Cheyney University quickly released a statement urging whoever had sexual contact with […]

Housing Guide: For a room in disarray, try feng shui

Cramped spaces, blocky furniture, pasty walls – these characteristics of most dorm rooms can threaten to cramp the style of anyone trying to create a homey and inviting living environment. Luckily, all it takes is a bit of creativity and cash to transform any setup from bland and awkward to stylish and functional. Elizabeth Reynolds […]

Brendan Polmer: Smoke-free is still stinky

In the heavily debated issue of smoking in public, along with the recent ban in D.C. on smoking inside restaurants, bars and clubs, one topic has yet to be addressed – flatulence. That’s right ladies and gentlemen, I’m talking about farts. Although I have been labeled as a “humor columnist,” I never imagined the day […]

WEB UPDATE: Notebook: Rice thrives during tough time

ATLANTIC CITY, March 9 – Junior Maureece Rice scored 16 points in 37 hard-fought minutes. He turned the ball over three times and had three steals against Saint Joseph’s during a 58-48 win. That was the easiest part of his day. Rice, a Philadelphia native, attended his grandmother’s funeral Thursday morning and met his team […]

Rock and roll and Rose Hill Drive

When you think about it, true rock and roll is a lot like sushi – it’s best served fresh and raw, preferably with a spicy kick. True, some people can’t handle it, but most tend to warm up to the exotic delights it employs in the body’s sensory system after a few tries. And just […]