January 14, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 32

Stories from the January 14, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

After early struggles, Colonials seem ready for A-10

Entering its Atlantic 10 season opener against Xavier, the No. 17 GW women’s basketball team knew the ESPN2 cameras would give the team its final chance before the A-10 tournament to show the country who they have become over the last month. After three disappointing losses in November, a 25-point trouncing at home against then-No. […]

Tonic bar opens for business with 10 beers on tap

Tonic restaurant began serving alcohol Thursday, after winning a yearlong battle for their liquor license. The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, which oversees liquor licenses in the District, approved the restaurant’s license at their first meeting of 2008. The license was issued last Thursday morning, and the restaurant was serving alcohol within hours. Tonic, owned by […]

Coed Court

Alex Ellis/assistant photo editor University of Toronto’s Isabel Jarosz returns a serve from GW squash senior captain Alex Funk.

Scavenger hunt leads students to glitzy week in New York

When three upperclassmen entered The World’s Biggest Treasure Hunt at the last minute, they certainly did not expect to win. The three students – seniors Nichole Carroll, Jess Sherwood and junior Courtney Barth – came in second place in the D.C. leg of the competition, which was sponsored by Disney to promote their new movie, […]

GW Brief: Univ. to work with Battleground Poll through 2009 election

With the presidential primary season in full swing and Election Day growing closer, GW extended its partnership with Battleground Poll, a bi-partisan national opinion and voter intention poll, through 2009. GW’s collaborators on the poll are Lake Research Partners, a Democratic polling firm, and the Tarrance Group, a Republican polling firm. The University’s relationship with […]

WOW Wingery to offer alcohol in several weeks

The city approved a liquor license for WOW Café and Wingery last Wednesday, and administrators and restaurant staff said they will be offering alcohol in about three weeks. Located on the fifth floor of Marvin Center, WOW specializes in chicken wings and grilled food. The restaurant opened in January 2007 with the intention of serving […]

Gelman finds a new book

Freshman Kristen Van Nest was on a deadline for her research paper and she needed help. Trekking to Gelman Library to wait for an available librarian was too time-consuming, and she did not have AOL Instant Messenger to take advantage of the library’s Ask a Librarian service. So she did what any responsible student would […]

Snapshot: Like a first lady

Media Credit: Ben Solomon/senior photo editor Sophomore Alyssa Steinmetz and members of the GW dance team, the First Ladies, perform a hip-hop routine after the women’s basketball game at the Smith Center Sunday night. The team will compete in the 2008 National College Dance Team Championships.

Sex Column: “Forcefully feminine”

We’ve got a secret surprise hiding under our covers this year. The Hatchet will bring you an anonymous columnist, Delilah, to report on sex at GW. Editor’s note: Names have been changed to protect the naughty. One of my favorite things about going home for Christmas is getting to catch up with my Aunt “Gems”. […]