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.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: PB race pits friends against one another

Generally regarded as a more low-key race, this year’s Program Board Executive Chair election pits friends against each other as three candidates vie for votes among the same peer group. Juniors Josh Bhatti, Ben Posner and Bryan Gless said they met while working for the PB last year. Bhatti scheduled concerts for the PB this […]

Breakfest is back in a big way at Old Ebbitt Grill

Old Ebbitt Grill 675 15th St., N.W. (between F and G streets) (202) 347-4801 Just once on a Sunday morning, roll out of bed and throw on something other than your sweatpants. The Old Ebbitt Grill offers a titillating array of breakfast preparations and lunch specialties. Sunday brunch is a popular weekly occurrence at this […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Election results delayed

Posted 6 a.m. March 1 Winners for the Student Association, Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board elections will be announced at 10 a.m. Friday, election officials said at about 4 a.m. after hours of delays counting paper ballots. Expectations for a shorter vote-count process than recent years were dashed as Joint Elections Committee members […]

Staff editorial: Housing glitch

While GW’s first online housing lottery went off without catastrophe, Housing Services and the Community Living and Learning Center should have been better prepared to handle glitches that did occur. Students went most of the day without knowing which rooms were being taken, and at least a handful of students were booked to rooms that […]

Letter: Unilateral diplomacy

I was very pleased to read Nizar Wattad’s incisive and thought-provoking Feb. 25 Hatchet forum piece (“Israel’s perilous path to war”). Wattad has done the GW community a great service in bringing to light the Palestinian side of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a side he correctly asserts is too often neglected or glossed over in this […]

Letter: Room cost hidden

I think that the Community Living and Learning Center and the University are being dishonest with students about housing prices for next year. The new housing prices were not posted on the CLLC Web site until Friday afternoon, two days before the rising junior/senior lottery. Most students do not even know that all room prices […]