July 9, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 5

Stories from the July 9, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

George W. should lead dialogue on alcohol

Most students are aware of the legal troubles of Jenna and Barbara Bush, the daughters of President George W. Bush, who are also college students. The twins were both charged with alcohol offenses when Jenna was caught using a fake ID and Barbara was found in possession of alcohol as a minor at a popular […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Judge jails Cosby until sentence hearing

A D.C. Superior court judge Tuesday convicted GW basketball player Attila Cosby of seven misdemeanor charges for sexually assaulting an alleged prostitute with a broomstick at gunpoint in May 2000. Cosby was led from the court in handcuffs by U.S. marshals and will be held without bond until his sentencing hearing Sept. 10. He faces […]


“U.S. finds DNA match” (June 27) incorrectly identified GW basketball player Attila Cosby’s godmother on page 3. The correct spelling of her name is Geneva Couser. “GW creates more housing” (June 27, p. 1), incorrectly reported that GW will convert double rooms to triples in Thurston Hall. University representatives provided The Hatchet with incorrect information. […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Brown benched by 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers head coach Larry Brown is sending a message to SirValiant Brown that his time with the 76ers will likely end Sunday after the final game of the Shaw’s Summer League. The former GW guard who went unselected in June’s NBA Draft has seen the least playing time of the 13 players on the […]

Laborers stage protest

About 100 D.C. workers and supporters carried a giant rat through GW’s campus and rallied outside the president’s office June 27 to draw attention to labor practices of a GW building contractor. Miller & Long Co., a Bethesda-based concrete firm GW hired to work on the new Elliott School of International Affairs building, works for […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW student reported missing

A GW student has been reported missing in Massachusetts after police found his car in another state Tuesday. The student, sophomore Jon Rizzo, was last seen at his job Friday, friends said. Rizzo, a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity, finished his shift at the Weathervane Restaurant in Plymouth, Mass., and drove to pick up […]

Going abroad presents tough choices

Click. Double click: “Italy-Edu-Study Abroad.” I imagined it. Sitting in a piazza surrounded by narrow cobblestone streets lined with small, outdoor cafes and cooled by a Mediterranean breeze. A dark, olive-skinned waiter leans over to take my order, as perfect Italian flows from my lips. I am going to study abroad in Italy next spring, […]

D.C. seeks dismissal

D.C. hopes to end a legal battle with GW over campus plan restrictions before it starts. District lawyers filed a motion June 22 requesting a summary judgement to dismiss charges that restrictions imposed when the city passed its campus plan are unconstitutional. GW filed suit against D.C. in U.S. District Court April 25, about a […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW graduate commits suicide

A 24-year-old GW graduate was found dead in the trunk of her car July 25 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., apparently after committing suicide. The Miami Herald reported that Jamie Moore ingested prescription pills before crawling into the trunk of her white Audi Quattro to avoid discovery. Police found the car in a parking lot behind […]

Inside underground cinema

As the 4th of July rolls by, the initial summer-movie hype is beginning to fizzle out. So, it may be true. The Fast and the Furious is an OK movie, and Crazy/Beautiful did have its high points. But where are the movies with depth, the unsung heroes of the summer season? They’re out there, just […]