November 5, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 27

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

GW dances to win at Raas Chaos

A packed Lisner Auditorium audience roared with enthusiasm Friday night, joining the South Asian Society in welcoming six dance teams to GW’s first Raas Chaos intercollegiate dance competition. As SAS announced GW the first-place winner, the audience’s excitement quickly turned to pride as a storm of 15 dancers in green and gold flooded the stage […]

Volleyball hangs with top A-10 teams

Top conference teams Massachusetts and Rhode Island ended a Colonials two-game winning streak and slashed hopes that GW can compete among the Atlantic 10’s better teams. The Colonials won just one game during the weekend, a 30-23 win over UMass, but kept a number of games close. Rhode Island made quick work of the Colonials […]

Nation in Brief

Anthrax crisis eases After days of no new anthrax cases, Washington health officials Friday called off the distribution of antibiotics to some mail employees. The city said it would cut back on the hours of its antibiotic distribution site at D.C. General Hospital and reevaluate who should be taking the drugs. The District’s health director […]

Water Polo places fifth at Southerns

A fifth-place finish at this weekend’s Southern Championships has ended the GW men’s water polo team’s season, as the Colonials failed to advance to the Eastern Championships for the second consecutive year. This season, GW lost just one match and won three. Princeton University handed the U.S. Naval Academy a 6-5 loss to capture Southerns […]

Spotlight: The radio man

Walk into Vice President of Communications Mike Freedman’s office and his passion is obvious. It is adorned with relics dating back to the beginning of radio broadcast. A reel-to-reel tape recorder, given to him by CBS, sits next to his desk. The recorder played the first news broadcast in America, the “World News Round-Up.” Across […]

SA votes against printing fee

The Student Association took a stance against possible printing fees at Gelman library last week, passing a resolution recommending the University refrain from charging students for what they consider a basic service. The Senate also formed committees to review 4-RIDE, the University Police escort service, and SA election reform. The Senate voted almost unanimously against […]

Monsters show softer side

Finding monsters under the beds and in the closets of frightened, easily influenced children may take on new proportions after the release of the newest Disney film, Monsters, Inc. By the makers of Toy Story, the adventurous tale of two corporate monsters Mike Wazowski (voiced by Billy Crystal) and James P. Sullivan (voiced by John […]

New law tightens student visa requirements

International students on campus said a new law that could mark them for increased monitoring does not concern them as long as new measures are used to protect national security. “I feel secure and safe because I know they’re doing something,” said graduate student Laura Verduzco, who studies in the United States on a student […]

Jackson asserts pop superiority

Michael Jackson Invincible in stores now Invincible is Michael Jackson’s first album released in six years. While this sixth solo CD by the “King of Pop” will never reach the supreme status of the classics Thriller, Bad and Off the Wall, Invincible (Sony/Epic) carries an explosive energy that is unique in itself. The album is […]

Students disregard traffic signals

At least one report of an injury resulting from jaywalking highlights a broader issue on campus: students’ disregard for traffic signals. Students said they ignore traffic signals and crosswalks as they run to class or cross a busy H Street to get to the Marvin Center for a bite to eat. Many said they see […]