Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor Staff machinist Willard Marton prepares to drop an egg-cradling device from the top floor of the Academic Center. Engineering students competed to see whose devices could cradle the egg most efficiently.
February 21, 2008
Volume 104, Issue 43
Stories from the February 21, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
The bright lights were on the Student Association presidential and executive vice presidential candidates at Jack Morton Auditorium Tuesday night as they lauded the current executive and discussed who would best be able to advocate for students during the Second Annual Hatchet-SA Debate. Throughout the evening, many of the candidates emphasized the positive work of […]
While most students were sleeping, candidates for the Student Association, Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board, and their supporters, gathered in Kogan Plaza early Wednesday morning to put up campaign posters around campus. More than 75 students waited in a holding area blocked off by yellow campaign caution tape on the sidewalk across the […]
University President Steven Knapp defended GW’s high cost in front of a televised panel Wednesday, explaining that it takes a lot of money to operate a rapidly growing institution while also improving national rankings. The forum held yesterday in Jack Morton Auditorium was broadcast live on C-SPAN, and included college administrators, public policy experts and […]
GW is building a $1.2 million road that connects the Whitehaven Parkway and Pelham Hall. The road, which is being built in the next few weeks, will allow construction vehicles easier access to the site where Pelham Hall will be demolished and rebuilt. The upgraded residence hall will have 288 beds – about triple the […]
Web Update Saturday, Feb. 23, 5:42 p.m. For the first time since its first two games of the season, the GW men’s basketball team put together back-to-back victories, with the latter coming in a 59-53 victory over Richmond Saturday afternoon at Smith Center in front of 3,129. Led by junior Rob Diggs’ 20 points and […]
Web Extra As many of you GW basketball fans probably know, the men’s team recently won on the road at perennial Atlantic 10 cellar dweller St. Bonaventure, putting together a solid 40 minutes away from Smith Center for pretty much the first time this season. The Colonials showed signs of possibly making a late-season push […]
Breaking News Sunday, Feb. 24, 6:06 p.m. Presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) will deliver a “major” speech about foreign policy in Jack Morton Auditorium Monday, according to a campaign news release issued Sunday evening. Clinton will be speaking about “strengthening America” at noon in the School of Media and Public Affairs venue. She is […]
Hip-hop has, at times, been cast by the establishment as a negative force, despite it arguably being one of the most important cultural movements of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. It is easy to see how much modern culture has been affected by hip hop: whether it is a beat-boxing McDonald’s commercial, or […]
Once upon a time . in a not so far away land, there lived a young girl who was not very beautiful at all. Her name was Penelope. Born with the face of a pig, Penelope (Christina Ricci) must find a wealthy blue-blood to agree to marry her in order to break a centuries-old family […]