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.

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 […]

Personnel flop sends message to starters

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24 — If there is one area where there is little variety when it comes to the No. 17/16 GW (AP, ESPN/USA Today) women’s basketball team, it is the starting lineup. Almost every game finds seniors Kim Beck, Sarah-Jo Lawrence and Whitney Allen and juniors Antelia Parrish and Jessica Adair on the court […]

Saumya Narechania: Keep in mind what Student Association can be

With the Student Association’s elections closing in on us, I want to remind everyone, specifically the four presidential candidates, what a good SA looks like. I, for one have not seen one in my time at GW. It seemed to me that my freshman, sophomore and junior years looked more like scandal-ridden U.S. politics than […]


In the photo that accompanied “Election Energy” (Feb. 21, A1), The Hatchet erroneously reported that Avram Ramage, the photo’s subject, was hanging posters for Kyle Boyer. He was hanging posters for Michael Rabinowitz.

Fundamentals, not flair, guide GW

Over the course of this season, and its history, GW has displayed an affection for flair, often opting for flashy passes and imposing dunks over simple dishes and layups. This has both helped them – the implausible off-the-backboard dunk in an eventual victory over Dayton earlier this month – and hurt them – a crucial […]