January 24, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 35

Stories from the January 24, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Crime Log

Peeping Tom 1/14/08 – Schenley Hall – 11:15 a.m. – case closed A female student reported that she was taking a shower when an unknown male individual entered her bathroom. He said he was working in the building, and soon left the room. A male friend of the complainant called the University Police Department and […]

University honors King’s values

Five GW students and one professor were presented with Martin Luther King Jr. Awards at a ceremony on Tuesday evening. The medalists were juniors Nikki Lane and Collin Stevenson; and seniors Shannon Holmes, James Zarsadiaz and Whitney McGuire. James A. Miller, a professor of English and American studies, was also honored. “It is a particular […]

Andrew Clark: Revamping the GOP

Though politics is often characterized by change, American politics has been defined by two political parties that have remained constant through much of modern history. This serves as a testament to the fact that both the Republican and Democratic parties have been highly successful in redefining their priorities with the times, undergoing serious makeovers for […]

Letter to the Editor

Coulter visit not welcome I am disgusted to read that the GW Young America’s Foundation will be bringing Ann Coulter to our school (Jan. 22, A1). I am admittedly a Democrat and am liberally inclined. I am also a proponent of free speech and hearing both sides of an issue. I empathize with the conservatives […]

The Pulse: Gauging GW’s reactions to today’s issues

With the 2008 election season hitting its prime, The Pulse hit the street to see what GW students are looking for in the next president. “My most important issues are education, healthcare and the environment. We should be moving more towards these moral issues that are less divisive and that people can agree on.” Josh […]

Colonials limit La Salle, 50-32

If there is one word to describe the GW women’s basketball team it might be resilient. After a handful of unexpected losses early on this season, the Colonials were able to reel off a string of wins to get itself back on track. So when the No. 20/17 Colonials (AP, ESPN/USA Today) were up only […]

URI denies GW, 81-70

SOUTH KINGSTON, R.I., Jan. 23 — The warm-up T-shirts that read “40 hard” on the back were created last year for the GW men’s basketball team to materialize a thought that had put them in the upper echelon of the Atlantic 10. If the team played 40 hard minutes, head coach Karl Hobbs always says, […]

Thousands march against abortion on Roe v. Wade anniversary

Web Extra Tens of thousands of pro-life activists marched through melting snow Tuesday to protest the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in 1973. The March for Life, an annual demonstration against abortion, stretches from the National Mall to the Supreme Court. Founder Nellie Gray first initiated the protest […]

Healthy Parrish a bonus for GW

Coming into the season, junior Antelia Parrish was the most prominent question mark on a women’s basketball team that returned four starters from last year’s Sweet Sixteen-reaching squad. GW head coach Joe McKeown called Parrish, who sat out last season due to NCAA transfer rules, his “secret weapon” at the Colonials Invasion pep rally in […]

European ambassadors speak at Elliott School

Ambassadors from Germany, Portugal and Slovenia said the European Union said they care deeply about the presidential elections in the United States, and that the organization will support whoever is elected as a way to maintain strong ties between democracies in a speech at the Elliott School Tuesday. “The U.S. elections matter tremendously since the […]