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.

Do you live with the best mate?

1 Do you go to sleep. a) Early. Sleep is really important for doing well in school, and it doesn’t hurt my beauty either. b) In the middle. Depending on how much work I have and if I feel like doing it, or if I’d rather hang out with friends. c) Late. I can’t go […]

Obituary: Lucks was passionate, inspiring

Friends and family remember Jon Lucks, a 2006 GW alumnus, as a caring, smart and brave person who inspired those around him. He died at GW Hospital Feb. 27. He was 25 years old. “He was an incredibly courageous kid,” his father, Michael Lucks said. “Everyone’s dad says that – and everyone has the right […]

Two politicos to lead GSPM’s Council on American Politics

Web Extra The GW Graduate School of Political Management announced the choice of two accomplished politicos – Jack N. Gerard and Howard Paster – to lead the GW Council on American Politics, the principal advisory board to the school. “I am delighted to have the advice and counsel of Jack Gerard and Howard Paster,” said […]

GW’s prime real estate up for grabs

When it comes time to fill out housing applications, there are a few residence halls on campus that are consistently top picks. But for everyone who is anxiously awaiting their housing assignments, most times it is not the building but the room that makes all the difference. Due to the fact that each building’s layout […]

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 […]