January 31, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 41

Stories from the January 31, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Hospital to open in August

GW Hospital CEO Daniel McLean promised residents lampposts, trees and tidiness around the new hospital site between 23rd Street and New Hampshire Avenue at a Foggy Bottom Association meeting Monday night. He said the hospital construction is on schedule and patients are scheduled to be moved in Aug. 16. About 100 people attended the meeting […]

Around Campus

GW Commemorates Black History Celebration The GW Black Student Union will observe Black History Month with a 2002 Black History Celebration, a series of events that began Jan. 21 and are scheduled until March 9. The BSU will host a town-hall meeting in Marvin Center 403 Thursday at 8 p.m. The open meeting will discuss […]

Joens earns A-10 honor

Junior Cathy Joens, who scored 18 second-half points in a win over St. Joseph’s last week, was named Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week Monday. In her past two games, Joens averaged 24 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 4.5 assists in two conference games against St. Joseph’s and Duquesne. It’s Joens’s second A-10 honor. […]

Women’s water polo ranked eighth

The Collegiate Water Polo Association ranked the GW women’s water polo team No. 8 on its pre-season top-10 list. The Colonials head into the 2002 season coming off an impressive 6-2 conference record that helped earn the team an at-large bid to the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships. GW opens its third season as a […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: SA supports GW lawsuit

The Student Association unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a University lawsuit against city zoning restrictions. GW will file the resolution, which agrees with some Board of Zoning Adjustment regulations but disagrees with deadlines to implement them, with briefs in the suit in U.S. District Court Tuesday. The first three points of the bill agree […]

Women swimming and diving falls to Richmond

Richmond took first place in 13 swimming and diving events to win Wednesday night’s meet at the University of Richmond 190-109. Kristen Rasmuson placed first in the 100-yard breast stroke (1:07.35), while Ruth Dubyel took first in the 100-yard butterfly (57.61).

Bush encourages service, investment

GW students rated President George W. Bush’s first State of the Union Address from “good” to “horrible” Tuesday night. In the 48-minute speech, the president laid out plans for the war on terrorism, improve the economy and increase nationwide community service. About 50 students converged on the Hippodrome’s four parallel televisions to evaluate Bush’s every […]

Sports: Colonials lose five in a row

Foul trouble and yet another poor second-half performance robbed the Colonials of what would have been a key road win against Richmond Wednesday evening. The loss underscores late-game fatigue that head coach Karl Hobbs referred to after a home loss to Rhode Island this week. The guard-heavy Richmond Spiders (11-9, 5-2 Atlantic 10) erased GW’s […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE:GW Spends Winter Break on the Slopes

Twenty-seven D.C.-area students and friends broke their winter break boredom and hit the slopes in Quebec City Jan. 6- 13. The second annual GW Ski and Snowboard Trip, to two Canadian resorts, doubled in size from last year and is already in the works for next year. Leaving on a 14-hour bus ride from the […]

Crime Report

Destruction of Property 01/24 – Hall on Virginia Avenue Open 01/24 – 2109 F St. Open 01/27 – Thurston Hall A Thurston community facilitator observed a subject breaking two windows out of the laundry room from across the courtyard between 4 and 5 a.m. Open 01/29 – Thurston Hall Closed 01/27 – Thurston Hall A […]