January 22, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 38

Stories from the January 22, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Willing but not able, young Colonials no match for Xavier, St. Joe’s

The Colonials have been able to beat teams by outworking them this season – look no further than when GW erased an 18-point halftime deficit and stunned Marshall University with a tough defensive stand and a nothing-fancy offense in the season opener. But after two losses this weekend to Xavier and St. Joseph’s, it seems […]

Gymnasts exercise late comeback

The GW gymnastics team, led by senior Devin McCalla, opened the 2002 season with a thrilling come-from-behind victory to win the GW Invitational. The Colonials were in third place heading into the final rotation when they posted their highest score of the meet on the floor exercise to win the six-team competition. McCalla (9.875), Lindsay […]

Richmond downs women’s tennis

Richmond thumped the Colonial women’s tennis team 6-1 Saturday, with Nazli Gencsoy pulling out the lone consolation victory at the No. 3 singles spot. The Spiders won all but one of their singles matches in straight sets as the Colonials offered little resistance. Richmond swept the doubles 24-10.-Charles Vundla

Swimming and diving split

GW swimming and diving split Saturday with visiting College of William & Mary. GW sophomore Ryan White led the men to their 133-98 win with wins in the 100 and 200-yd freestyle. The Colonial women suffered a 127-113 loss, wins from Kirsten Rasmuson in the 50 and 100-yd freestyles. The women managed seven first place […]

GW secrecy

GW housing and higher administration officials have done a disservice to students by keeping quiet about substantial changes in the University’s housing policies. Associate Dean of Students Jan-Mitchell Sherrill reports knowing as early as September that all sophomores would be required to live on campus. Even more, he knew the University would be flexible on […]

Concert benefits Afghan women

More than 1,000 people packed GW’s Lisner Auditorium Saturday night for a pro-choice benefit concert that included Blues Traveler’s John Popper and folk singer Ani DiFranco among others. The sold-out “Evening of Music for Reproductive Freedom,” benefiting the Voters For Choice Action Fund and the Revolutionary Association of Women of Afghanistan, donated half of all […]

Students volunteer for MLK Day

More than 400 students and community members came together Monday to commemorate Martin Luther King Day by painting Eastern High School in Southeast D.C. More than 150 GW students – the largest group at the event – participated with students from Georgetown and Howard universities and volunteers from D.C. CARES and the D.C. Jewish Community […]

Elliott School building faces protest

As Foggy Bottom residents continue a fight that could prevent GW from using the new Elliott School of International Affairs building in the fall, worries about when and how much of the facility will be finished by the start of the school year are surfacing. Housing officials, including Associate Dean of Students Jan-Mitchell Sherrill, are […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Experts discuss immigration restrictions

U.S. immigration reform was the topic of debate Friday night at a televised panel discussion in the Marvin Center Ballroom. GW professor Amitai Etzioni joined other immigration experts in addressing the need for changes in U.S immigration policy after Sept. 11. The Communitarian Network, a non-partisan research institute, organized the panel, which included Mark Krikorian […]

University gives late housing notice

GW housing officials said they were aware in October of the University’s decision to require sophomores to live on campus with a large number of possible exceptions, but students found out at least two months later. RHA President Noel Frame said she knew in December about the new requirement but did not know many students […]