December 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 35

Stories from the December 10, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Tomei tells stories from the Bedroom

Usually, actors spend weeks, even months, developing a character. But when Academy Award-winning actress Marisa Tomei took a part in the independent film In the Bedroom, she found herself working on a slightly shorter schedule. Instead of the usual preparation time, Tomei told The Hatchet during a phone interview, first-time writer/director Todd Field “gave me […]

Somers Hall nears completion

Mount Vernon Campus officials expect the Somers Hall addition to be complete in time to house 41 students returning from a study abroad program next semester. The students, who are studying mostly in Europe, agreed to go abroad this fall, in part because the residence hall addition was not finished and GW lacked other campus […]

Time ticks on a different kind of deadline for Hatchet

Greetings from Foggy Bottom. I was planning to write about the importance of deadlines and how the experience of producing a student newspaper was both the best and worst experience for college students in learning the value of meeting deadlines. But then again, you already know that from personal experience, so I’ll simply mention the […]

Ex-Ghostbuster Ramis rates Hollywood’s comedic newcomers

Harold Ramis may be best known for his infamous portrayal of Dr. Egon Spangler in the Ghostbusters films, but he also wrote for such comedic films as Animal House and Groundhog Day. It would seem that a veteran of this caliber is above association with untested newbies in the entertainment industry. But while working on […]

Manouch asks GW officials for campus home

The Student Association vocalized student support to bring Manouchehr Nava’s hot dog vending business on campus with a resolution last week. Nava, popularly known among students as “Manouch,” said he is currently approaching the University about selling food late at night on campus. “It’s just a simple thing to allow Manouch to vend on campus,” […]

Help us find our friends!

The following Hatchet alumni have slipped out of contact. If you have information about any of them, please let us know! e-mail: OR fax: (202) 994-1309 mail: GW Hatchet, Attn: Alumni Desk, 2140 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052. Majorie Agnew, 1931 Nannie (Fox) Conner, 1931 Ruth Griggs, 1931 Eva Galbraith, 1931 Lester Gates, […]

Features: Fun during finals

Wild parties, day trips to different states, dinners in Georgetown and nights at the movies – all before finals. According to many students reading week does not just mean late nights poring over books. Sophomore Colleen King said she does not like to study during reading week. “Reading week in the biggest party time during […]

Staff Editorial: Housing hurdles

GW is facing a housing shortage of its own making. There are more undergraduates at GW this year than ever before after administrators admitted record-breaking freshman classes four years in a row. And as the spring housing lottery approaches, the math isn’t adding up for students in need of housing. GW faces serious constraints on […]

Cold war class to include ex-President

Professor Maurice East will use his political connections to offer a foreign policy class with former President George Bush as a guest lecturer one last time next semester. The class, taught in conjunction with a class at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University over the internet, will be offered […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Inside collapse ends Colonial streak

Posted 2:00 a.m. Dec. 31 –GW’s three biggest players fouled out in a 97-87 home loss to the University of North Carolina-Charlotte Friday evening, making it impossible for a five-guard lineup to overcome a 15-point second half deficit. The loss ends both GW’s three-game winning streak and its non-conference schedule (7-4). Forwards Tamal Forchion and […]