March 22, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 48

Stories from the March 22, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

GW makes third straight NCAA appearance

A 74-44 loss to Vanderbilt in the first round of the NCAA tournament concluded an up-and-down year for the GW men’s basketball team. A year removed from the most successful season in University history was billed by head coach Karl Hobbs as a “rebuilding year,” but in the end, the squad set history by reaching […]

Riding cold: Hypothermia van rescues homeless from frigid nights

At 7 p.m. on a frigid March night, Jean Barton climbs into the passenger seat of a white minivan that is overloaded with a sea of blankets, socks, hats, jackets and gloves. Within eight hours, all of these warm vestments will rest on the backs of D.C.’s homeless. Barton is a supervisor at the United […]

Offense expected to be key in matchup with UNC

It’s Wednesday afternoon and the GW women’s basketball team, which just returned to Foggy Bottom after a 59-47 victory over Texas A&M in the second round of the NCAA tournament in Los Angeles, is hard at work in the Smith Center. As the squad gathers at center court, junior Sarah-Jo Lawrence takes a shot from […]

GW Doc eases women’s concerns on calcium intake

Aging women may be more confident taking vitamin and element supplements after a GW doctor completed a comprehensive seven-year study. Women have been commonly advised to ensure they get enough calcium and vitamin D as they age, but there have also been warnings over negative cardiovascular side effects. As part of a study with more […]

Crime Log

Disorderly Conduct 3/16/07 – Marvin Center – 4:09 p.m. – case closed A female was in the GW Bookstore trying to return a book she purchased previously. She was informed that she could not return the book, and an argument ensued. The individual left before University Police Department officers arrived. – Referred to Student Judicial […]

Students practice PR

Influence PR may not have any multi-million dollar clients like the firms it emulates, but this recently formed, student-run public relations group aims to provide its members with hands-on experience that will help them succeed in a competitive job market after graduation. Senior James Walker and juniors John Trybus and Anna Kuhn worked together to […]

Artist Spotlight: The Automatic

AUSTIN, Texas — It was halfway through my third day at the festival, and I was standing in the comfortably air-conditioned confines of a tour bus, watching a hardcore band on a stage outside play to a literally empty lot. Alex Pennie (just call him Pennie) of The Automatic stood beside me, shaking his head. […]

Jake Sherman: Don’t forget the flip side

Joe McKeown knows that North Carolina is good. He understands that Ivory Latta is great and called Erlana Larkins one of the best inside players in women’s college basketball. The last time the two teams met – the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2005 – it ended GW’s season. If that weren’t enough, […]

Artist Spotlight: West Indian Girl

AUSTIN, Texas — In a musical world where bands often choose obscure names for themselves in order to sell more records, it is always refreshing when a band’s musical sound evokes images of their name. For a band that sounds exotic, unique, perhaps foreign but definitely not ordinary, West Indian Girl is everything its name […]

SA President’s platform ambitious

Sophomore Nicole Capp won the election for Student Association President on a simple three-step platform. Now, just weeks after the election, University officials and former SA members said some of her campaign promises may not be feasible. A pillar of Capp’s platform was the “GWorld All Over” campaign which, according to her Web site […]