August 30, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 7

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

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 […]

Women’s basketball dominates overseas exhibition

The GW women’s basketball team went undefeated during an 11-day basketball tour of Switzerland and Italy last week. The women trounced five teams by an average of 40 points a game. In the final game of the trip Aug. 24, GW defeated the Italian club team Alessandria 97-46. The Colonials put out a balanced attack, […]

Volleyball readies for season opener

The GW women’s volleyball team will begin its regular season this weekend with three games in the Patriot Invitational at George Mason University. Head coach Jojit Coronel said he would like to use this opening tournament to gain early momentum for the rest of the season. After winning all four games at the GW/Navy Chesapeake […]

Water polo faces Navy first

A season-opening tournament is a coach’s first opportunity to analyze his team in a competitive format. The team’s performance at these tournaments is more important than the scores. For the GW men’s water polo team, which competes in this weekend’s Navy Open, the tournament is about erasing the memories of a lackluster performance which landed […]

GW, neighbors make a deal

In an effort to quell neighborhood resistance to a new Elliott School site, GW reached a compromise last week with West End neighbors that will cost $500,000 and exclude freshmen and sophomores from living in the building. The University agreed to donate money to homeless projects at a local cafeteria and add retail space to […]

Staff Editorial: Balancing Justice

He murdered 19-year-old GW student Jonathan Rizzo and two other men in a multi-state New England crime spree. He confessed to the crimes and has shown no remorse. He is unrepentant and definitely guilty. Gary L. Sampson is the perfect candidate for execution. But Massachusetts, the state where Sampson killed Rizzo and 69-year-old Phillip McCloskey, […]

Wellness Center opens

GW officially introduced its new Health and Wellness Center to the student community Wednesday with a non-traditional cutting of a basketball net in place of the usual ribbon, and an offer of a free membership for President George W. Bush. The opening drew praise from eight-time Mr. Olympia Lee Haney, who called the facility “the […]

Jeepers Creepers goes back to the B-movie basics

Urban legends have the potential to make truly terrifying movies. Such films have in past decades made countless people afraid to go out in the dark, pick up a telephone or even take a walk in the woods. Horror film Jeepers Creepers (MGM) does not instill terror in its viewers as much as pure disgust. […]

GW dining gets a face lift

The University is rolling out new dining features around campus, including food venues and Web cameras for students to monitor J Street traffic. In a few weeks students will be able to plan their J Street runs by checking out how long lines with Web cams that show live feeds at www.ecampusservices.com/gwudining, said Lyle Vaughan, […]

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