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.

Candidate Profile: Kyle Boyer for EVP

Footage from Boyer’s meeting with the Hatchet Editorial Board Student Association Executive Vice Presidential candidate Kyle Boyer said his main goals are to unite GW’s campus and to connect the campus to D.C., if elected. He said GW is D.C.’s premier university and needs to showcase its status. “All we need are student leaders who […]

Slates influence interest in SA

The posters are up, the Facebook group invitations are out, but slates – a former mainstay of GW student government elections – are gone, and the dynamic has changed as fewer candidates campaign for the upcoming general election. Slates had grown to great power over the past several years. Last year, more than 25 students […]

Candidate Profile: Ted O’Neil for EVP

Footage from O’Neil’s meeting with the Hatchet Editorial Board Student Association Sen. Ted O’Neil (ESIA-U) wants to make improving the quality of life for students at the Mount Vernon Campus a top priority, if elected executive vice president, he said. O’Neil, a sophomore, said some of his most important goals include implementing late-night dining hours […]

Dell approved for honorary degree

The Board of Trustees approved the president and CEO of the Dell Computer Corporation and the director of national intelligence to receive honorary degrees earlier this month, a step which could make them eligible to speak at Commencement in May. Although the University would not confirm that Michael Dell or Vice Admiral John Michael McConnell […]

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 […]