March 6, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 47

Stories from the March 6, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Campus Calendar

Thursday Phenomenal women of GW An awards ceremony honoring extraordinary women leaders at GW. Proceeds from the event will go towards the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Sponsored by Multicultural Student Services Center Saturday CPR Class A free training class for GW students and faculty to become […]

Crime Log

Burglary 3/2/08 – Funger Hall – time unknown – case closed University Police Department officers responded to a report of broken glass in the building. A suspect had broken the glass of a door in order to break into an office. UPD contacted the occupant of the office and determined that a laptop had been […]

A-10 title dreams afoul: GW falls in semifinal

Web Update Sunday, March 9, 5:41 p.m. PHILADELPHIA — In the last decade of the GW women’s basketball team’s series with Xavier, neither team has won more than two consecutive games. So while the Colonials surely appreciated their victory over Xavier in January of 2007 and again this season in January of 2008, they might […]

With four graduating, GW addresses next season

The accomplishments of the GW women’s basketball team’s four seniors are well documented. More than 3,400 points, 1,500 rebounds, 1,100 assists and 700 steals. A variety of award nominations, such as academic All-America and the Nancy Lieberman Award, given to the country’s top point guard. Three (likely soon to be four) straight NCAA tournaments, including […]

Looking to defend title in N.J., GW heads to Charlotte

The GW men’s basketball team’s trip to Charlotte Thursday represents a pivotal point in the Colonials’ quest to do the seemingly commonplace: have the opportunity to defend last year’s conference championship. The Colonials (9-15, 5-9 Atlantic 10) currently find themselves right inside the cut for the upcoming A-10 tournament in Atlantic City, N.J., and control […]


In “Local DJ accuses GW of racism over scheduling of game” (March 3, p. 2), The Hatchet erroneously reported that it had received an e-mail conversation between members of the GW Athletic Department and D.C. Councilmember Kwame Brown. The conversation was with a staffer in Brown’s office. The headline for “Physics graduate student robbed at […]

GW Brief: SA senator to stand trial for misdemeanor charges

A Student Association senator will stand trial for misdemeanor assault and weapons charges in April. Senior Isabella Bacardi will stand trial April 14 on two misdemeanor charges that she allegedly hit a female patron on the head with a glass object at McFadden’s Saloon in October, according to court documents. Police reports stated Bacardi pulled […]


GW is known for its students being politics buffs, but not every student is looking to work in Congress. Some are just looking for laughs. The Internet comedy channel hosted a competition to find the funniest students at GW Monday night. More than a dozen students vied for eight spots in a comedy team […]

Snapshot: Candid Congressman

Josh Wolf/Hatchet photographer Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Pa.) signs copies of his new book at the Marvin Center Tuesday night. Murphy’s book “Taking the Hill” is about the events that led him to Congress.

Movie Review: “The Signal”

“Do you have the crazy?” People in the futuristic, fictional city of Terminus ponder this very question as a mysterious signal is transmitted through the city’s airwaves, infecting anyone who comes across it. In “The Signal” (POP Films, Shoreline Entertainment), those infected with “the crazy” embark on murder sprees, inflicting harm on their fellow civilians […]