February 19, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 46

Stories from the February 19, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Fewer candidates to run for Senate

SA senators said the Student Association’s elections next week will have only nine of 30 existing senators return to the ballot as candidates. Many students not running for re-election said they are tired of politics and feel their efforts have gone unappreciated. Senior Scott Sheffler, JEC chair, said that typically more than half of senators […]

Women’s water polo eases into season

The GW women’s water polo team opened its season with a win and two losses at the Princeton Invitational last weekend. The Colonials managed a win against Harvard University Sunday after two Saturday losses to UMass and Brown University. The Colonials (1-2) are ranked eighth in their conference for the 2002 season by the Collegiate […]

Men’s tennis defeats George Mason

The GW men’s tennis team allowed George Mason little room for recovery Friday, crushing the visiting Patriots 7-0. The win improves the Colonials’ record to 5-4. All six singles matches were decided in straight sets, and no Colonial lost more than five games. Freshman Matt Treadgold and Kevin Wright stood out on the day, as […]

Features: A woman’s world of opportunity

The businesswoman. She is the attractive brunette checking her watch as she hustles to an appointment, portfolio in hand and proposal in mind, ready to reap the benefits of a world where it is possible for the innovative ideas to become profitable – even if they come from a woman. The aspirations of female contemporaries […]

Women’s tennis loses to UMBC

The GW women’s tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss against visiting Maryland-Baltimore County on Sunday. The loss drops GW’s record to 2-3 and is the team’s second-straight loss. Despite winning two of three doubles matches, GW suffered losses in all singles matches except No. 3, where Nazli Gencsoy defeated Tia Kaasalainen 6-2, 6-2. Sophomore Lindy […]

Burying the Hatchet

My friend recently started seriously dating a guy at GW. Now every time I call her to get together she is canceling on me for him. I don’t know if I should say anything because I don’t want to sound like the jealous friend, but her actions are really beginning to hurt me. Should I […]

The Hatchet’s London correspondant checks out Kate Winslet

Hello my fellow Americans. Greetings from your globe-trotting film critic. I’m writing to you this semester from London, where amid the hustle and bustle of one of Europe’s largest cities I have still managed to make time to continue with my studies and see a movie or two. My latest expedition to the cinema was […]

Staff editorial: Tracking students

Because of the nation’s heightened sense of vigilance, the Department of Immigration and Naturalization Service has moved to increase monitoring of foreign citizens with visas. The incident involving former GW student Sultan R. Al-Zaabi highlights flaws in the tracking system that leave the government officials unsure where visiting students are. Having the ability to track […]

GW student arrested in pro-tibet rally

About 15 GW students marched with an estimated 400 demonstrators outside the Chinese Embassy Friday afternoon, following a week of protests for Tibetan human rights which saw at least one GW student arrested. Freshman Julie Stewart was arrested for disorderly conduct Wednesday after crossing a police line to deliver a letter to the door of […]