February 25, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 48

Stories from the February 25, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Letter: Foreign students

How disappointed I was to read your unfortunately-titled Feb. 19 article (“Foreign students evade INS”), which contained so many inaccuracies. I never stated that there are “lax” requirements for tracking students; in fact, the requirements are stringent with respect to regularly responsibilities of non-immigrant students. It is inaccurate to say that “the current system does […]

Swimming takes third, fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships

The GW women swimming and diving team placed third in the Atlantic 10 Championships with a 459 this weekend in Buffalo, N.Y. Richmond won the meet (752), followed by St. Bonaventure (584). For Richmond, the win marks the first-ever A-10 title in any sport, as this is the Spider’s first year in the conference. The […]

Letter: Theology on Tap’s actual message

I would like to clarify the scope and purpose of my talk at “Theology on Tap” covered in the Feb. 21 issue of The Hatchet (“Students talk religion at Lulu’s,” p. 1). Theology on Tap is a program intended for young adults over the age of 21. The program does not promote the consumption of […]

Step show entertains Lisner audience

The sounds of rhythm resonated through Lisner auditorium Saturday night as GW’s traditionally black sororities and fraternities performed for a nearly sold-out audience at the fifth-annual GW Step Show. About 1,500 spectators attended. A lively audience ranged from Washington Redskin Lavar Arrington to a group of seven students from Thomas Jefferson Junior High School in […]

Gymnasts narrowly edge URI

Led by senior standout Devin McCalla, GW narrowly held off Rhode Island 194.950-194.025 in Kingston, R.I., Saturday. It was not McCalla’s best performance of the year, but clearly the senior ruined URI’s Senior Night, helping defeat the Rams who posted their best score this season and the third best in team history. McCalla swept every […]

MPD arrests six AU students

Metropolitan Police arrested six American University students in a late-night raid of four dormitories Thursday. All six students were released, and four are barred from campus. MPD Sgt. Joe Gentile said the police recovered more than $15,000 in cash, a car, opium and marijuana. MPD could not confirm the amount of drugs recovered. Gentile also […]

Women’s tennis splits weekend

The GW women’s tennis team swept three doubles matches and nearly all singles matches to defeat Howard 6-1 Friday at Mount Vernon. Junior Tracy Wei won a close match with Howard’s Kimberly Strickland in second singles, 6-4, 6-4. Head Coach Helen Andrews said Wei climbed back from being down three games to five straight. “It […]

News Brief: University postpones Web site

University postpones gwu.edu The University decided to delay the release of the new GW home page, which was scheduled to go live Friday. University Chief Information Officer David Swartz said in an e-mail that GW made the decision “to insure that the page will meet the high standards of the GW community.” He wrote that […]

Water polo splits weekend

GW goalie Lisa Greenfield recorded a team record 19 saves in the team’s 8-6 loss at Slippery Rock Sunday, a match head coach Scott Reed called his team’s best effort yet. GW opened the three-match series with an 8-7 win over Slippery Rock in which Kira Canon scored four goals. After the opening win, GW […]