February 25, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 44

Stories from the February 25, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

OG Oyiborhoro: Leader of tomorrow

Footage from Oyiborhoro’s meeting with the Hatchet Editorial Board Name: Ogheneruemu “OG” Oyiborhoro Year: Junior Hometown: Baldwin, N.Y. Clubs/Activities: Asian Student Alliance, Black Student Union, tutor, American Bar Association intern Top three platform initiatives: Increased alumni relations and building community. SA experience: Joint Committee of Faculty and Students, SA senator. Campaign Web site: www.IVOTEOG.com Endorsements: […]

Washington birthday bonfire moved inside

Hundreds of students and administrators gathered at Marvin Center on Friday to celebrate the 276th birthday of George Washington at the University’s annual Birthday Bonfire. It was the second year in a row that the celebration was moved indoors due to inclement weather. An extra day of planning this year allowed organizers to transform the […]

List of candidates for Student Association, Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board

Student Association President Tarek Al-Hariri (Sophomore) Vishal Aswani (Junior) Kevin Kozlowski (Junior) OG Oyiborhoro (Junior) (write-in) SA Executive Vice President Kyle Boyer (Sophomore) Raven Burnett (Freshman) Edward O’Neil (Sophomore) Columbian College SA Senator, Undergraduate Lee Barkalow (Sophomore) Julie Bindelglass (Freshman) Christopher Borchert (Freshman) Logan Dobson (Freshman) Carl Preston Fisher (Freshman) Michael Komo (Freshman) Maury Nolen […]

Abroad policies questioned

A small college in Massachusetts is being sued for the same study abroad policies that are in place at GW. Wheaton College, a private university in Massachusetts, is at the center of a lawsuit challenging the school’s practice of charging full tuition to students who are studying abroad, even on independent or significantly cheaper programs. […]

Kyle Boyer is best for executive vice president

The Student Association can only thrive when the executive vice president balances the work of the student senate and the vision of the executive. This requires adaptability and the ability to command respect from other student leaders in an effort to reach a common goal. This page believes that Kyle Boyer exemplifies these traits and […]

Wild Art: Nightingale Love

Ryder Haske/assistant photo editor Maggie Gomez-Madonia (left) and Ruth Hollinger (right) act in a play adapted from the Greek myth of Philomena. Though their characters are forced to deal with rape, Madonia and Hollinger’s characters find peace by the play’s conclusion when they become transformed into a nightingale and a swallow, respectively.

Colonials take two in a row with win over Richmond

The Buff jerseys may look silly but the GW men’s basketball team might want to wear them more often. For the second straight game, the Colonials wore the gold garb and for the second straight game, they won. This time, it was a 59-53 victory over Richmond in front of 3,129 at Smith Center that […]

Tiffany Meehan for Program Board chair

With two experienced candidates in the running for Program Board chair, the contest comes down to who can effectively critique the organization’s weaknesses while building on its successes. Tiffany Meehan exhibits the creativity and the knowledge necessary to enhance PB’s presence on campus. Meehan’s experiences in the music world, from managing a band to serving […]

GW Brief: Filmmaker, GW professor premieres documentary at SXSW festival

Correction appended The founder and director of the Documentary Center at GW produced and co-directed a film that will premiere at a national film festival next month. “The Matador” chronicles the rise of a prominent Spanish bullfighter and will premiere at the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas, in March. GW professor Nina […]