March 11, 2010

Volume 106, Issue 49

Stories from the March 11, 2010 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Campus Calendar

Thursday Fashion for Paws Strut the catwalk with the Humane Animal Treatment Society and raise money for the Washington Humane Society. Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre | 7 to 10 p.m. Pelham tour Explore Pelham Hall and see all the amenities GW’s newest residence hall has to offer. Mount Vernon Clock Tower Elevator Lobby | 3 […]

Four years after start, cricket team makes nationals

It’s not uncommon for college kids to spend their spring break in Florida. But one group of GW students will be heading south next week for a different reason: the 2010 American College Cricket Championship. It’s a far cry from four years ago, when a trio of current seniors decided to start a cricket team […]

GW makes early exit from A-10s

Correction appended DAYTON, Ohio – If that’s how this season ends – and barring an unlikely postseason invitation, it will be – then it was not without drama. An early nine-point lead becomes an eight-point first-half deficit. The wrong side of a 7-0 run turns into 16 of the next 22 points and, two minutes […]

SA runoff proceeds without fanfare

The campaign scene on H Street Wednesday afternoon was a far cry from what it was two weeks ago during the general election, when the six candidates for Student Association president and executive vice president competed for students’ attention in Kogan Plaza. This week’s runoff election between juniors Logan Dobson and Rob Maxim for executive […]

GW couple makes history in District

They first met when one came to the other’s class to recruit for EMeRG. Now, three and a half years later, they are one of the first gay couples to be married in the District. Family, friends and news crews gathered in front of the city courthouse Tuesday morning to watch as current senior James […]

Staff Editorial: Logan Dobson for Executive Vice President

As the executive vice presidential election has gone to a runoff election, The Hatchet’s editorial board reiterates its endorsement for Logan Dobson for the office of executive vice president. Compared to his opponent Rob Maxim, Dobson has the necessary parliamentary expertise and drive for advocacy that will maximize his effectiveness in the role. Dobson is […]

University to renovate Strong Hall for sorority housing

GW Housing Programs will renovate parts of Strong Hall in preparation for the building’s shift to Greek-letter housing this fall – including adding a backyard plaza to hold social events – a University administrator said last week. Strong Hall – currently GW’s only all-female residence hall – is slated to house members of Chi Omega […]

Professor: Science center could cost $400 million

University administrators said last month that no cost estimate for the proposed Science and Engineering Complex is available yet, but one economics professor approximates the building could cost upwards of $400 million, making the project far and away the most expensive in University history. Professor Anthony Yezer – who specializes in real estate economics and […]

Groups seek to ‘green’ J Street

Green GW, the Food Justice Alliance and the Office of Sustainability are working together with Sodexo to come up with ways to improve the company’s sustainability practices, a student leader said last week. Though the groups are still in the early planning stages, they have already begun to research alternatives to Styrofoam for plates and […]