February 5, 2009

Volume 105, Issue 38

Stories from the February 5, 2009 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Crime Log

Burglary 1/30/09 – 2:10 a.m. – Ivory Tower – case closed A female resident noticed that her purse was missing from her living room area in the residence hall. Although the door was not open, it was unlocked. No suspects or witnesses Disorderly conduct 1/29/09 – 9:25 a.m. – 2100 Pennsylvania Ave. – case closed […]

Alpha Delta Pi earns highest fall Greek GPA

Web Extra Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Epsilon Pi and Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc., had the highest GPAs in the Greek-letter system this fall, according to a grade report released this winter. The sorority Alpha Delta Pi had the highest GPA in the entire Greek-life system, with a semester GPA average of 3.35. The fraternities […]

$5,000 stolen from Pita Pit

Five thousand dollars was stolen from Pita Pit in Ivory Tower earlier this week, according to a police report and the store’s owner. Two men forced open the gate to the sandwich shop Monday morning at about 5 a.m. and stole $5,000 from a locked drawer and the cash register, said owner Daniel Corno, who […]

Flamenco! Hit Lisner this weekend for a lesson in Spanish rhythm

Spend your Thursday night dancing flamenco. Seriously. A flamenco dancing event this Thursday, Feb. 5, marks the start of the ninth annual DC Flamenco Festival, hosted at Lisner Auditorium with performances through the month of February. The first installment of the festival is what Lisner is billing as a “community event” – a flamenco dance […]

GW breaks 11-game losing streak

The streak has been snapped. GW’s men’s basketball team no longer finds itself mired in an 11-game skid after picking up an 87-62 win over Fordham Saturday afternoon at Smith Center. The victory, the Colonials’ (7-13, 1-7 Atlantic 10) first since Dec. 23, 2008, took shape early. Powered by eventual 19-point, six-rebound and 17-point, seven-rebound […]

Students bid thousands on dorms

The Residence Hall Association auctioned off 10 residence hall rooms for a top bid of almost $5,000 and gave away the top housing pick Tuesday at the 44th annual Martha’s Marathon. All the proceeds from the event directly benefit the University Scholarship Fund, which awards students with money for housing. “It’s another opportunity for students […]

Adjunct law professor shot in Virginia office

An adjunct GW law professor was shot Monday in his office in Virginia, and police are considering the possibility it was retribution for one of his past cases as a prosecutor. Todd Sanders, 45, was shot in his law office in Leesburg, Va., at about 6:30 p.m. Monday, Leesburg Police Lt. Jeffery Dubé said. Sanders, […]

Your favorite spring break…

“When I was abroad in Sydney, some friends and I chose to go to Thailand for spring break. I loved it. I always wanted to go to that area. It’s the most different place I’ve ever been to.”Samara Lender, senior “We were in Barcelona, and we went to Dublin during spring break for St. Patrick’s […]

District Mixtape: STA Travel Agents

In case you ever wondered what tracks a travel agent was partial to: 1. The Avett Brothers – Shame 2. Flight of the Conchords – Foux de Fa Fa 3. Muse – Hysteria 4. U2 – Where the Streets Have No Name 5. Crosby, Stills, & Nash – Southern Cross 6. Steve Miller Band – […]