President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg and admissions officials seriously erred last year when they accepted too many freshmen and got 300 more students than they were prepared to take. But it seems they could be on their way to making sure it doesn’t happen again. The first positive sign: more accepted early decision candidates. GW has […]
January 28, 2002
Volume 98, Issue 40
Stories from the January 28, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.
PHI SIGMA KAPPA SPRING RUSH 2002 SCHEDULE Tuesday 8PM- Georgetown Billiards Wednesday 8pm- ESPN Zone Game Room Thursday 9PM- Q&A Session with the Brothers at the House. Get to learn all about Greek Life as a Phi Sig. Friday 2PM- Football with the Brothers Friday 9 PM- Invite Only Saturday TBA- Invite Only BETA THETA […]
Your editorial is incorrect about the 20-minute cable TV delay during last year’s lottery. As one of the two people running the broadcast, I can assure you that it was up to the minute in its accuracy. We used Nextel radios to keep in touch with officials in J Street, who constantly gave us updated […]
Let’s be blunt – it’s a slow day in the newsroom. It’s pushing 70 degrees, and although it’s only January, much of the staff is starting to develop spring fever. Springtime means two things – spring break and lounging around outside, preferably at swimming pools. GW is blessed with several swimming pools, but unfortunately the […]
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The Hatchet reported Jan. 22 that the Newman Catholic Student Center was participating in the annual “Pro-Life March” on the National Mall (“Newman Center to hold walk for protest,” p. 3). Father Rob Panke was quoted saying it was a “peaceful protest to Roe v. Wade.” What The Hatchet did not mention was that groups […]
With applications up 15 percent from last year and 150 more students already admitted from among early decision I applicants, GW officials said they are still working toward an “eclectic” class of 2,250. University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said he expects GW to lower its admission rate from 48.5 percent last year. “My expectation is […]
I applaud the efforts of the Student Association in working to help students, as this is what one of their main roles should be. However, the referendum put before the student body this past December leaves me wondering. Does the SA think we care? Some hail the referendum’s passage as a success, but this referendum […]
One of the biggest challenges for college students is gaining more financial responsibility. Whether it is a hefty rent payment or the freedom of having a credit card for the first time, bills in college can often be the catalyst for a future financial disaster. Tony E. Dalton, Bank of America manager at the 2001 […]
As students in professor Ivy Kennelly’s Sociology of Sex and Gender discussed the latest episode of “Friends,” the familiar musical notes of a cell phone rang out from the bottom of a student’s book bag. The room suddenly filled with quick glances and disclaimers of “It’s not mine.” As the owner rummaged through her bag […]