March 3, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 46

Stories from the March 3, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Local DJ accuses GW of racism over scheduling of game

A popular D.C. hip hop radio host is criticizing the University for not accommodating several requests to hold a charity basketball game at Smith Center in June. Big Tigger, a disc jockey on WPGC 95.5 FM, indicated to listeners Friday that the University was racist when it said the Smith Center was unavailable on several […]

Guys tell all: REAL conversations get real personal

For all of the unreachable men, for all of the misread signals, for all of the sleazy pickup lines, the GW women who attended Tuesday night’s REAL Conversation had a thing or two to ask. “If I find out that you’ve slept with so many people, what makes you think I want to touch you?” […]

Grad Housing Options: HOVA, Aston and Columbia Plaza

The Hall on Virginia Avenue, The Aston and Columbia Plaza are all on-campus buildings close to campus that house graduate students. HOVA, which was formerly designated for freshmen, has been housing graduate students since 2006. It is located six blocks from campus and has relatively easy access to the Metro. Amenities include furnished rooms with […]

Washington Circle to be revamped

Two city agencies have proposed major renovations to Washington Circle in order to make the area safer and more accessible for pedestrians. The National Parks Service and the District Department of Transportation presented a plan at a public meeting last month that will include more crosswalks and handicap ramps, chain link fencing to line the […]

Corrections and Clarifications

In “OG Oyiborhoro: Leader of tomorrow” (Feb. 25, p. B3), The Hatchet erroneously reported that the Indian Students Association endorsed Oyiborhoro. The South Asian Society endorsed him. In “GW Brief: Ambassador of Afghanistan” (Feb. 25, p. A2), The Hatchet erroneously identified Ravidran Alfreds as a senior presidential fellow. He is a presidential administrative fellow. In […]

Professors call dorms home

As a political science professor living in International House, Steven Kelts said he sometimes gets funny looks when he walks into his building at 11 p.m. on a weekend. “A group of girls was standing in the lobby and admitting students into the building for a party, which they probably weren’t supposed to be doing,” […]

Seniors honored in win over Fordham

One by one, over a succession of dead balls, they left the Smith Center court for the last time, hugging head coach Joe McKeown and a string of teammates on their way to the end of the bench. GW’s quartet of seniors each received hearty applause as they departed the floor, not just for their […]

Men’s basketball almost upsets Xavier

CINCINNATI – Xavier head coach Sean Miller said his No. 9/11 Musketeers (AP, ESPN/USA Today) played their worst game in a year and a half in 66-56 win over the GW men’s basketball team Saturday night. While Miller was visibly displeased after the game, he should not have been all that surprised. What Miller, and […]

Sex Column: “Binging on Boys”

We’ve got a secret surprise hiding under our covers this year. The Hatchet will bring you an anonymous columnist, Delilah, to report on sex at GW. Editor’s note: Names have been changed to protect the naughty. The morning after my cowboy rumble, I quickly swooped my disheveled hair up into a ponytail and tiptoed down […]