March 26, 2007

Volume 103, Issue 49

Stories from the March 26, 2007 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Rebounds, pace end Colonials’ season

DALLAS, March 25 — While one Washington-area team upset the University of North Carolina Sunday to advance in the NCAA tournament, another fell short. As Georgetown reached the Final Four on the men’s side, the Tar Heels moved into the Elite Eight on the women’s end with a 70-56 win over GW in front of […]

Former trustees chairman, AT&T CEO discusses leadership

John Zeglis knows a thing or two about leadership. Along with five years as GW’s chairman of the Board of Trustees, the former Harvard Law Review senior editor was also President of AT&T and chairman and CEO of AT&T Wireless. One Wednesday, Zeglis outlined 10 important lessons about being a leader in the School of […]

Week of March 26th Slideshow

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J Street hosts gospel event featuring local, national artists

Christian outreach student organization Word Up! celebrated its eighth annual Gospel Explosion in Columbian Square Saturday evening with thumping beats and powerful gospel-music melodies. The event featured both local and national artists, including D.C. rapper Brandon “Reaps,” Christian rock band Warrior Poetes and local rhythm-and-blues singer Nu G. Between sets, audience members participated in worship […]

Jake Sherman: Bigger isn’t better in Texas

DALLAS It held true – everything is bigger in Texas. On Sunday night, it was the number of turnovers for GW, the difference in rebounds between the Colonials and the University of North Carolina and the unmistakable gap in know-how. It was bigger than ever during a 70-56 loss to UNC in the Round of […]

Letters to the Editor

Rational requests hardly constitute begging Gabriel Okolski’s charge that the College Democrats have “begged” for additional funding from the Student Association (“Beggars can’t be choosers,” Mar. 22, p. 4) is an unfair attack on our organization. Perhaps the writer is unaware of the substantial fundraising our group has done this year, raising hundreds of dollars […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Israeli-Palestinian Youth Speak Out Join in the discussion with other students as part of the One Voice Movement. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. GW Law School – Lerner Hall Room 301 Sponsored by the International Law Society, Conflict Resolution Forum, Muslim Law Students Association, Jewish Law Students Association Tuesday College Republican and College Democrat Freshman […]

UNC to face Purdue/Georgia victor

Sunday’s 54-70 loss to No. 1 North Carolina gives GW a 28-4 record to end the 2006-2007 season. It is No. 5 GW’s second loss in a row to the Tar Heels in the NCAA tournament. The Colonials lost 71-47 on March 22, 2005, in the second round of the NCAA tournament in Chapel Hill, […]

Student assaulted in alley near hotel

In the early morning of the last day of class before spring break, a GW student was hospitalized because he was allegedly beaten by a group of men in an alley by the State Plaza Hotel. Following this incident on March 9, University Police Chief Dolores Stafford said students and staff need to be aware […]

WEB UPDATE: Zoning commissioners unanimously approve Square 54 plan

Posted Tuesday, March 27, 6:12 a.m. Construction on the old hospital site just south of Washington Circle should begin next academic year after the Square 54 commercial project received unanimous approval from the D.C. Zoning Commission Monday night. The go-ahead from the commissioners came after GW agreed to reduce the height of a residential building […]