November 5, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 27

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

Students help clean Foggy Bottom

Students filled 75 black garbage bags with bottles, cans, boxes and cigarette butts that once littered Foggy Bottom Saturday during a joint effort with residents to clean up the neighborhood. About 150 students, about twice as many as last year, and a handful of local residents gathered at St. Mary’s Court on 24th Street for […]

Women’s soccer splits final weekend

Although neither team had a chance to move onto post-season play, the GW women’s soccer ended its season on a positive note beating St. Bonaventure 3-0 Sunday in New York. Senior Tiffany Williams notched a hat trick and sophomore goalkeeper Christine O’Malley grabbed her fourth shutout of the season. Prior to the win, the Colonials […]

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 […]