February 5, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 41

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

Upcoming Games

Monday – no games scheduled Tuesday – no games scheduled Wednesday – no games scheduled

Despite rush, D.C. ready for inauguration

After a five-week rush to prepare the nation’s capital for this weekend’s inaugural festivities, district and inaugural planning officials say the city is ready to perform its quadrennial ceremonial duties. The four-day fete began Thursday, with an opening ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial, with musical performances by pop stars Ricky Martin and Jessica Simpson. Events […]

Andy Warhol offers easy access to art

The scenario is probably all too familiar to the average GW student: on a weekend night: you promise yourself and others you will head out to the Smithsonian, Capitol or some other cultural or political institution the next day. What follows is the obligatory late night, then the obligatory late rise and finally a compromise. […]

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 […]