November 5, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 27

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

Staff Editorial: Fight Gelman fee

How else can GW squeeze a few more dollars from students’ pockets? No doubt many students think administrators spend long hours pondering this very question. Frankly, we are beginning to think the same thing. Gelman Library has indicated that it is moving forward with plans to institute a fee for printing on library-owned computers, and […]

The MJ Effect: Fill ’em up?

In 930 NBA games, Michael Jordan averaged more than 30 points a game, shooting 50 percent from the floor, 80 percent at the free throw line and 33 percent beyond the arc. He won five MVP awards and six World Championships. Michael Jordan has done it all. But can he fill seats at the MCI […]

Letter to the Editor: Broke no longer

Sometimes there are sentiments of discontent when issues are misconstrued between two different organizations. I am a GW women’s rugby team player and an Elliott School Senator in the SA. As a member of both these groups, I feel I should clarify any misconceptions concerning the editorials flying around the women’s rugby team and the […]

Men’s soccer ends season with win

The GW men’s soccer team learned just before its game Friday that it could no longer qualify for the Atlantic 10 Championships. But the team showed there was still plenty to play for as it beat Duquesne 2-1 in double-overtime Friday and St. Bonaventure 3-1 Sunday at Mount Vernon. Sunday’s affair was Senior day, but […]

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 […]