February 24, 2011

Volume 107, Issue 45

Stories from the February 24, 2011 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Run. Tag. Eat.

GW Alert: A team at GW Hospital embarks on a top-secret mission to create super students. But, something goes terribly wrong and it creates a zombie. Beware! This zombie is very dangerous for it feeds on college students and is highly contagious. Join the effort to save GW from the zombie apocalypse! The Humans vs. […]

GW’s bench gets shorter in loss to Xavier

As the season winds down for GW’s women’s basketball team, its record suggests this is a lost season, but head coach Mike Bozeman doesn’t see any quit in his team. In their final road game of the season, the Colonials (8-19, 3-10 Atlantic 10) traveled to Cincinnati to take on No. 6/6 (AP, ESPN/USA Today) […]

Book chronicles Foggy Bottom’s history

Two young authors shared little-known tidbits of Foggy Bottom and West End history with residents at the Foggy Bottom Association meeting Tuesday night. The book, by Matthew Gilmore and Josh Olsen, chronicles the beginnings of the Foggy Bottom-West End neighborhood through vintage photographs donated by area residents. “There are a number of historical photo books […]

Patients take medication more often with help of phone app

Patients with high blood pressure remembered to take their medication more often through the use of a mobile phone application, according to a recent study conducted in part by the GW Medical Center. The study, completed over a 7-month period, measured the ability of the Pill Phone application to improve medication adherence among patients with […]


Cold War Kids “Mine Is Yours” (Interscope) Cold War Kids put away any political agenda and created the gushy, love-inspired album, “Mine is Yours,” that every good artist needs to put out. However, this band does it differently. In its song, “Sensitive Kid,” this alternative-rock band uses sporadic, misfit keys and rootless vocals to tell […]

Housing Guide: Gender-neutral option creates more possibilities

Katherine Wynne doesn’t think the best roommate is necessarily one of the same gender. Fortunately for her, the University agrees. Wynne is one of many students hoping to live in a gender-neutral room next year, taking advantage of the University’s new housing policy that allows males and females to live together. “I don’t think you’re […]

Crime Log

Burglary 2/20/11 – 12 to 5 p.m. Location: Mitchell Hall Case closed A student reported to the University Police Department that she locked the door to her residential room, and when she returned her laptop, digital camera and cell phone were missing from her room. No suspects or witnesses Disorderly Conduct 2/18/11 – 11:05 p.m. […]

Housing Guide: A look at next years on-campus housing

Sophomores Fulbright Hall Rent: $8,800/yr. Sophomores who want a triple can opt for this residence hall. Guthridge Hall Rent: $10,770/yr. Guthridge is a sophomore residence hall featuring singles, doubles and triples. JBKORent: $10,770/yr.Live in a single, double or triple in this sophomore hall. F.S. KeyRent: $10,770/yr.For sophomores who want a single, double or triple. Schenley […]

Staff Editorial: The athletic review should look at it all

With the University’s announcement that long-time athletic director Jack Kvancz will be stepping down in June, students also learned the University is creating a committee to conduct a review of GW athletics. The committee will embark on the review and develop a strategic plan to guide the entire athletic department for many years. There are […]