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.

GW ranks among top Peace Corps schools

More GW students are helping build homes and feed the impoverished around the world as the University climbed three spots to rank 22 on the Peace Corps’ 2001 list of top Peace Corps universities. The University of Wisconsin-Madison topped the list for the third year in a row, with 93 volunteers. GW tied the Miami […]

A visiting coach returns to home court

Some people have their lives planned out from an early age. They are the kind of people who can tell you exactly just where they will be in five years. Tajama Abraham is not one of those people. Five years ago, Abraham was graduating GW after a distinguished career in women’s basketball. She set school […]

Around Campus: Briefs

University plans to expand J street eating area GW plans to begin renovations of the J Street eating area after Commencement in May to accommodate 116 more students. Assistant Vice President for Student and Academic Support Services Mike Gargano said the dining area will be expanded out to the H Street terrace and a glass […]

Colonials hit a new low

The game was supposed to be a confidence booster for the Colonials, but instead Saturday afternoon marked the pinnacle of frustration for men’s basketball this season. Rhode Island, which holds the A-10’s worst record, handed GW its fourth-consecutive loss. Coming home on a three-game losing streak, GW faced a Rhode Island team that had not […]

Washington Recap: Nation in Brief

Walker appears in court John Walker Lindh, the American accused of conspiring to kill U.S. nationals as a Taliban solider, was in federal court last week, accused of four federal charges which could amounting to possible life imprisonment. Lindh spoke briefly during the 15-minutes hearing, responding with “Yes, I do, sir” when U.S. Magistrate Judge […]