February 28, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 49

Stories from the February 28, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Crime Log

Two students reported that the same man sexually assaulted them last summer. They have not made a decision as to whether they will pursue criminal charges. Closed Theft 2/19 – Lafayette Hall At about 9:20 a.m. a student noticed that his and his roommates laptops had been stolen. The student said he had lost his […]

Poor communication delays new gwu.edu

GW hopes to unveil its new Web site within a month after communication problems led to some unforeseen critique, the University’s chief information officer for technology said. “We haven’t killed it. We’re simply going to refine it and get it out there,” said Dave Swartz, CIO of Information Systems and Services. Swartz said the originally […]

New Hall power loss traps student in elevator

An hour-long power outage in New Hall Tuesday night trapped one student in an elevator and left other residents in the dark and dependent on laptop computers for work. University Police responded to the scene to escort students after emergency lights and call boxes failed to work. A student was trapped for about 20 minutes […]

CLLC ousts honors floor

The only sophomores living in New Hall next year are those with disabilities or who bought their way in, Housing Services said. GW told 40 Honors Program students Tuesday night they may not live in New Hall rooms. Officials disagree why the students, all sophomores, are being moved across campus to the Dakota. Housing Services […]


Student Association Executive SA President: Josh Singer SA EVP: Eric Daleo Senate CCAS Undergrad: Mohammed Ali Adam Greenman Chris Percopo Chris Pope Christina Trotta CCAS Graduate: Blake Newmark Donald Jacobsen ESIA Undergrad: Omar Woodard Kate Rocco ESIA Graduate: Nina Kollars SBPM Undergrad: Aaron Binstock Dan Moss SBPM Graduate: Amanda Sural Dipen Patel SEAS Undergrad: Scott […]

CNN moves to campus

CNN’s “Crossfire” will call GW home beginning April 1, when the political talk show will begin broadcasting daily from the Media and Public Affairs building, GW announced Wednesday. Vice President for Communication Mike Freedman said University and CNN officials signed a contract Tuesday night that is renewable for up to six years. The deal will […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Singer wins close SA election

Posted March 1 12:30 p.m. Junior Josh Singer’s “Working for Us” slate worked for him. Singer won the Student Association presidential election by a margin of eight votes over junior Phil Robinson, 867 to 859 Friday. More than 2,100 students cast their ballots in the first online elections as Singer took 40.007 percent of the […]

Votes run smoothly

The votes are half in. Day one of GW’s first-ever online Student Association election went smoothly despite a few snags, pollsters reported Wednesday. At least three voting stations went down for a total of three hours, and the GW Law School ran out of paper ballots twice throughout the day. Joint Elections Committee officials, who […]

Arts: Sorry Thurston, Josh Harnett says NO SEX for 40 Days and 40 Nights

Topless women, photocopied fannies, lesbian action, masturbation, handcuffs, pornography and fake orgasms .believe it or not, all can be found in “America’s first sex comedy without the sex.” In 40 Days and 40 Nights (Miramax), Josh Hartnett (Pearl Harbor) plays Matt Sullivan, a handsome but bitter 20-something recently dumped by the love of his life. […]

Around Campus

Larry king hosts Web cast from GW cardiac care lab Political commentator Larry King will host a live internet broadcast of a cardiac catheterization from the GW Hospital’s Cardiac Center Feb. 28 from 2-3 p.m. Physicians will also discuss new procedures and devices to open blocked arteries, including radiation treatment. A cardiac catheterization is an […]