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.

Real-time updates

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 […]

Staff editorial: Just pool it

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 […]

Newman aware?

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 […]

GW aims to admit fewer students

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 […]