February 25, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 45

Stories from the February 25, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Cheney treated at GW Hospital after heart attack

Former Vice President Dick Cheney was released Wednesday from GW Hospital after suffering a mild heart attack, according to a statement from Cheney’s office. Vice President for External Relations Lorraine Voles said Monday that Vice President for Health Affairs John Williams sent her a note Monday confirming Cheney’s hospitalization. She said she did not know […]

Women’s basketball rally falls short

With exactly five minutes to play at the Smith Center Tuesday, Saint Louis senior center Amanda Kemezys hit a layup to put her team up 15, a seemingly insurmountable deficit for GW. Saint Louis had manhandled GW on defense all night, forcing 20 turnovers and turning them into 22 points. Whenever GW managed to get […]

SMHS spends $1 million on upgrades

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences spent $1 million lifting the academic probation placed on it last year by its accrediting body, a medical school administrator said last week. The SMHS was put on probation by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education – the school’s accreditation board – in October 2008. The LCME cited […]

Women’s lacrosse earns dramatic first win

Wednesday afternoon’s GW women’s lacrosse game against American was full of firsts for the Colonials. The game was GW’s first home game of the season, and it was the first time that GW has ever played host to the District-rival Eagles. The game itself saw the Colonials’ first overtime period of the season, which ended […]

Endorsement for SA President: Jason Lifton

After assessing the strengths of both candidates, The Hatchet’s editorial board endorses Jason Lifton for the position of Student Association president. Although both candidates exemplified generally positive qualities, we believe that Lifton, the current executive vice president, is better suited for the job. During our endorsement hearings, Lifton demonstrated a deep understanding of GW’s administrative […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday Purim Masquerade Ball Party with Hillel at Eye Bar while donating to the disaster relief efforts in Haiti. Eye Bar on the corner of 17 and I streets | 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday Breakfast with Washington Business Journal Eat with the publisher, editors, reporters, and sales teams of the Washington Business Journal. […]

Sports in Brief: Alumna wins bronze

Former GW softball player and current Olympian Elana Meyers won a bronze medal Wednesday night in the women’s two-person bobsled, the first bobsledding medal for the United States in the games so far. “I was just trying to stay calm and relaxed,” Meyers told reporters Wednesday. “We’ve been going at this to have fun this […]

Crime Log

Destruction 2/19/2010 – Madison Hall – Time unknown – Case closed University Police observed that the exit sign in front of the elevator in Madison Hall was removed. No suspects or witnesses Disorderly Conduct 2/21/2010 – Marvin Center – 12:58 a.m. – Case closed UPD responded to a report that a male subject, not affiliated […]

Knapp visits Olympics, travels to build alumni network

University President Steven Knapp traveled to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics the weekend of Feb. 19, one of many trips Knapp has taken to try to build a GW network in cities around the world. Although his home on campus sits at the corner of 20th and F streets, Knapp has spent much of […]