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 […]
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.
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).
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Chechen and U.S. State Department officials secretly discussed political solutions to conflicts in Chechnya at GW last week, a State Department spokesman said. Chechen Foreign Minister Ilyas Akhmadov and the Russian desk officer from the State Department met at GW because President George W. Bush was worried an open meeting between the two on government […]
Fifty-two freshmen so far have taken advantage of a special exemption form GW created this year to allow sophomores to move off campus. Citing financial difficulty, religious reasons, medical conditions and other circumstances, freshmen said they were surprised to find how easy it was to dodge a new GW requirement that all sophomores live on […]
At least one music student has threatened to sue GW for the loss of an instrument in the recent rash of thefts from the music department. Risk Management officials maintain that the University is not responsible for the December thefts. Senior Jenna Kwiatoski, whose $1,500 trumpet was stolen during winter break, said GW is responsible […]
Following Sept. 11, anyone would be hard-pressed to argue we are living in a world unchanged. President George W. Bush was clear about our new realities Tuesday night during the annual State of the Union address. But unlike his last address before a joint session of Congress in which he served mainly as consoler in […]