August 30, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 7

Stories from the August 30, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Arts: Clubbin’ D.C. style

So it’s Friday night, and every stairwell and wall at GW is covered with bright looking flyers, proclaiming that the party of the century is going down and you have to be there. The problem, of course, is that every flyer for every club says basically the same thing. So The Hatchet set out to […]

News Brief: GW creates online help site

GW launched a new Web site August 15 called Students First, an “online road map” with links to help students answer questions about the school and access University services. With an incoming freshman class approximately 300 students larger than last year, the University created a task force of administrators to develop recommendations about what would […]

O revitalizes Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’

What would Shakespeare do? Would he have written about a bunch of prep school kids running around on the basketball court and then going home to plot each other’s death? Had Shakespeare known the popularity of basketball and urban dramas four centuries after his death, he just might have adapted his “Othello” into something very […]

UPD Crime Log

Crime Log 8/23-8/29/01 Disorderly Conduct 8/25/01 Marvin Center Closed Referred to SJS Liquor Law Violation`8/25/01 HOVA Closed Referred to SJS Destruction of Property`8/26/01 22nd and I St. Closed Referred to SJS Disorder Conduct 8/26/01 Marvin Center Closed No suspects Theft I 8/27/01 Marvin Center Closed No suspects or witnesses Drug Law Violation 8/27/01 Crawford Hall […]


Where: Connecticut Avenue near Dupont Circle Getting in: carded at the door Prices: moderately expensive Food: nope Dancing: a little Pluses: funky music, veranda with seating The Bar Belle would like to officially welcome herself back. The summer was long and hot but the time at home was treasured and offered much-needed relaxation of the […]

A Hatchet History of the Atilla Cosby Trial

note: the stories are in order begining with the most recent Judge jails Cosby until sentence hearing GW suspends Cosby pending hearing Cosby convicted of seven charges Judge to rule on Cosby case Tuesday Cosby testifies to owning two guns Cosby trial enters third week GW suspends Cosby from team Cosby testifies that he made […]

Staff Editorial: Talking expansion

Everyone has a price. GW discovered that some neighbors could be bought for a $500,000 donation to a local charity. Toss in concessions regarding GW’s planned use of the future Elliot School of International Affairs, and a deal was struck that will most likely allow construction on the facility to continue over the objections of […]

Staff Editorial: This new house

Cheap beer. Loud parties. No one checking IDs. According to chapter President Andrew Hopkins, these are all things of the past at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house, which reopened this fall after renovations to bring the facility into compliance with District law. Hopkins’s statements that the fraternity, which has been unrecognized by GW since 1993, […]

DCD:Moving on up

HOVA move-in Wednesday August 22, 2001 9 a.m. I heard all the horror stories. “You’ll never get an elevator.” “Pack a lunch because it’s going to be a lonnnnnnng day.” After hearing about the pleasures of move-in day, it sounded more like the most depressing day of my life rather than the most exciting. Nevertheless, […]

There’s no place like home

Gather the roommates, measure the room and board the Metro heading toward Pentagon City. It’s the time of year when Linen’s ‘n Things gets crowded with familiar GW students on a mission to change impersonal dorm rooms into distinctive dwellings. Sophomore Monica Mega said purchasing a rug is one of the most important tasks when […]