December 3, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 33

Stories from the December 3, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

The skinny of dieting frenzies

Imagine ordering a pizza with bacon, pepperoni, sausage and extra cheese. All the ingredients of a great pizza – except the crust. Sound healthy? According to the Atkins diet, it is. The Atkins diet is one of many diets students said they have tried as a quick fix to shed extra pounds. But most health […]

Inside our Pages: Sept. 11 changed America, GW

Last Thursday we gave you an extra crossword puzzle. This week it’s a whole extra section. While I’m sure that most students found time during class to complete both crosswords, I hope you take the time to read the eight-page issue looking back at Sept. 11. It has been almost three months since the terrorist […]

In Memory of George Harrison

A fourth of the Beatles, the most powerful force in rock and roll history, George Harrison, died of cancer at 58 on Nov. 30. Harrison was a quiet, soulful-lad from Liverpool, England. He grew up imitating the guitar styles of Chuck Berry and Carl Perkins. Despite his quiet presence, Harrison wrote some of the Beatles’ […]

Colonials may fall short against taller Princeton squad

Nine of Princeton University’s 16 players are 6-foot-7 and taller, which creates potential match-up problems inside for the smaller Colonials. Three players who amount to 60 percent of the Princeton’s scoring are at least 6-foot-6. Six-foot-eight Konrad Wysocki and 6-foot-7 Andre Logan each score about 13 points a game, while 6-foot-6 senior forward Mike Bechtold […]

Hanukkah away from home

Now that the Turkey’s been carved and pumpkin pie eaten, the 2001 holiday season is officially under way. Pentagon City and Georgetown shops are festively decorated and prepared for their busiest time of the year. Students at GW have begun their holiday shopping. GW’s Jewish students, however, must finish up their shopping soon, because Hanukkah […]

Upcoming Games

Monday– Men’s basketball vs. Princeton 5:30 p.m. MCI Center (BB&T Classic consolation) Tuesday- no games scheduled Wednesday—Men’s basketball at Old Dominion 7:35 p.m. Women’s basketball vs. Georgetown 7:00 p.m.

Staff Editorial: Change law, tactics

More GW students have become caught up in the dragnet of the Metropolitan Police Department’s initiative against underage drinking. In November alone, 200 people were arrested for underage drinking in the second police district, which includes GW and Georgetown University. While arrests have clearly increased, the problem has not gone away. And underage drinking is […]

Gerson fights for victims’ rights

GW professor Allan Gerson fought successfully to change U.S. policy to allow victims of crime abroad to sue foreign governments in a U.S. court. Representing families of Pan Am Flight 103 bombing victims, Gerson pushed for airline reform that he said might have prevented the Sept. 11 attacks. Gerson, a research professor of international relations […]