March 13, 2008

Volume 104, Issue 49

Stories from the March 13, 2008 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Knapp speaks to Masons, but steers clear of membership

Web Update Saturday, March 15, 6:10 p.m. University President Steven Knapp made his first official appearance at a Freemason event Friday, but left little clues as to whether he would join the historic brotherhood like many of his predecessors at GW. Knapp praised the relationship between Freemasonry and the University at a luncheon held in […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday St. Patrick’s Day in the Hippodrome Come enjoy free live traditional Irish music and food while bowling or playing billiards in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Regular costs of bowling and billiards apply but food is free. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hippodrome, Marvin Center fifth floor Sponsored by Multicultural the Hippodrome Spring Film […]

Clinton will deliver Iraq War address Monday at Marvin Center

Breaking News Saturday, March 15, 10:00 pm. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will deliver a speech about the Iraq war at Marvin Center Monday morning, according to a news release issued by the New York senator Saturday evening. Doors to the Grand Ballroom will open at 8 a.m. and public seats may be requested through […]

SA Note: SA pushing to allow rollover of J Street money

Student Association officials are lobbying administrators and Sodexho to allow rollover of unused J Street dining money, SA President Nicole Capp said at Tuesday night’s senate meeting at Marvin Center. Capp, Executive Vice President Brand Kroeger and the dining services commission met several times over the past four months and decided to actively advocate for […]

Gym Class Heroes will headline Spring Fling

Breaking News Saturday, March 15, 10:09 p.m. The Gym Class Heroes will perform at Spring Fling, Program Board announced Saturday night. The musical group, which is best known for its 2006 hit-song, “Cupid’s Chokehold,” will play a free show for GW students on University Yard. “In light of their recent success, we’re excited to have […]

Snapshot: Spring Love

Nick Gingold/photo editor Rebecca Fox, a professor of human sexuality, explains a dental dam while answering anonymous questions from students during a Voices for Choices event titled “Safe Sex on the Beach” held Tuesday night in the Ivory Tower’s common room.

Clinton talks about Iraq at Marvin Center

Web Update Monday, March 17, 2:33 p.m. The U.S. military could spend 100 years in Iraq if the presumptive Republican presidential nominee is the next commander in chief, said Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton (N.Y.) during an Iraq policy speech on Monday at Marvin Center. With the five year anniversary of the start of […]

Condos sell for landmark prices

Some off-campus housing just got a lot more expensive. A new apartment complex in the West End has some of the priciest real estate in Foggy Bottom, with units available for millions of dollars. The complex is slated for completion this summer and features an array of luxuries for the District’s elite. Eastbanc Inc. is […]

Sixth-seeded Colonials advance to second round

Saturday, March 22, 2008 5:35 p.m. STANFORD, Calif., March 22 — All season, players on the GW women’s basketball team have said that the squad was at its best when jumping out to early leads. Against 11th-seeded Auburn University in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the sixth-seeded Colonials were forced to be the […]

Knapp gives keynote at World Bank conference

Web Extra The World Bank’s managing director said soaring oil prices makes purchasing food a greater financial burden for poor families in developing nations at an energy conference held at GW this week. “The cruel irony is that rising energy and rising food prices are connected to global poverty and food security,” Graeme Wheeler said, […]