February 5, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 41

Stories from the February 5, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Colonials suffer overtime loss in showdown for top spot in A-10

The GW women’s basketball team is the strongest it has been all season, but even that wasn’t enough Sunday as the Colonials fell to Xavier 86-84. The loss, which drops GW (16-7, 10-1) into a tie for first place with the Musketeers, exposes the team’s weakness to a powerful Atlantic 10 opponent. After narrowly defeating […]

Parade carries new president down Pennsylvania Avenue

After spending more than a year on a fierce campaign trail to capture the White House, newly inaugurated president George W. Bush had only to ride less than two miles in the comfort of a presidential motorcade Saturday to reach his new home on Pennsylvania Ave. A short distance, but a sweet victory ride for […]

Campus plan returns for vote

GW responded last month to several questions Board of Zoning Adjustment members posed at their last meeting on the University’s campus plan Dec. 12. The BZA is scheduled to meet Tuesday to vote on the 2000-10 plan. University Senior Counsel Charles Barber said the BZA made about 14 requests of clarification and information about how […]

Tensions sore as protesters decry President Bush

Chris Meller sat in a chair in a CVS on Pennsylvania Avenue just feet away from a tumultuous crowd of angry protesters. Meller, a junior at the Virginia Commonwealth University, sat in the CVS attempting to warm up after hours of standing in the cold January rain and protesting the inauguration of George W. Bush. […]

Student wins big on Price is Right

“David Kersh, come on down! You’re the first contestant on `The Price is Right!’” These words surprised the GW junior when he went to a taping of the celebrated CBS game show while visiting California during winter break and won a trip to Montreal. Kersh attended the show with his brother, who had been to […]

Thousands of protestors converge on inauguration

Thousands of protestors braved the cold and rain in Washington, D.C. Saturday to protest the inauguration of President George W. Bush. Groups gathered throughout the city, demonstrating at the Supreme Court building, the Capitol and along the inaugural parade route. About a dozen groups obtained permits to protest over the weekend, including the Christian Defense […]

Career Week offers job opportunities

The GW Career Center will help students learn more about many professions and how to land dream jobs during Career Week, which starts Monday. The program will feature interview workshops, job-search strategy meetings and one-on-one consulting sessions. “Career Week is designed to be helpful for everyone,” said Jennifer Seile, job development coordinator at the Career […]

Bush promises to “build single nation” at swearing-in

Calling on a fresh spirit of national civility, George W. Bush took the oath of office as America’s 43rd president Saturday, a day marked by the triumphs and ironies of American democracy and the reminder of a volatile election. “Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation’s promise through civility, courage, compassion […]

Rainer Maria Rocks out Black Cat Club

Singer/bassist Caithlin De Marrais of the band Rainer-Maria had more than just cold feet Friday night. “This is like, the first night of a really long tour. We thought we’d go south because its warmer, but we got here and it’s freezing,” De Marrais said. Friday’s chilling winds did not keep Rainer-Maria’s fans away from […]

Group proposes SA Senate overhaul

Change for Students, a new campus group, proposed a new Student Association constitution last week that would replace the current unicameral senate and create separate graduate and undergraduate student councils. The group, headed by Dan Loren, chairman of the International Affairs Society and a former SA senator, and SA Sen. Mike Pellegrino (U-ESIA), drafted a […]