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.

Foreign students evade INS

GW International Services officials said there are very lax requirements for tracking international students once they enroll in the University and have a student visa. Last week’s arrest of man believed to be a former GW student, Sultan R. Al-Zaabi, is prompting questions about tracking procedures at Immigration and Naturalization Services. With a new system […]

Forum: Warm weather a big problem

Recently, smiling students like myself enjoyed everything from snowballs to suntans. We all know anything is possible in D.C., but I would prefer to label this seemingly impossible weather combination as unnaturally dangerous steps toward a global warming disaster. A primary reason for such a seemingly meteorological mystery is global warming. This phenomenon is the […]

Housing Selection 2002: MVC gains student appeal

GW’s Mount Vernon Campus is becoming more popular, as incoming freshmen requests to live at the campus are “up substantially,” Mount Vernon Executive Dean Grae Baxter said. Baxter said she expects about 250 freshmen and 200 continuing students to live on the campus next year. She said there were roughly 250 freshmen living at Mount […]

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 […]