March 4, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 50

Stories from the March 4, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Features: On the prowl for jobs

GW’s Career Center reports that job market is tighter now than past years, and many GW seniors said they are feeling the pinch as they continue with less than successful job searches. “It’s supply and demand,” said Jonathan Ferguson, assistant director for Career Services in the Career Center. “The economy isn’t great, and there aren’t […]

FTP lobbies Senate

While most students were still recovering from Thursday night out on the town, 17 members of the Free the Planet environmentalist group spent the day on Capitol Hill lobbying senators on environmental issues Friday. The GW students joined five students from Georgetown University’s ECO-Action group to lobby the staffs of 13 Senators. Members of national […]

Arts: Teen Hottie Samantha Mumba speaks with the Hatchet

African-Irish pop/R&B star Samantha Mumba is giving Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera a run for their money. The 18-year-old diva’s debut album, Gotta Tell You (Polydor Records), not only topped the Irish charts but held an impressive reign on the U.S. and U.K. charts. Mumba, who put her education on hiatus last year, has been […]

Singer slate packs senate

With only two undergraduate senators returning for another year in the Student Association, recently elected senators said they will bring a fresh perspective to SA. Members of the “Working for Us” slate, which elected eight of 10 senate candidates along with Executive Vice President-elect Eric Daleo and possible President-elect Josh Singer, said they are open […]

Saves the Day rocks out 9:30 club

Back in November when The Hatchet interviewed Chris Conley, singer and songwriter for the pop-punk band Saves the Day, his band was on the verge of breakout success. Conley himself came across as a meek, soft-spoken introvert, no different than any dorky kid you might pass on the street. But now, months later, Saves the […]

Larry King hosts Web cast from GW hospital

Larry King returned to GW Hospital Thursday afternoon to host a live Web cast of a cardiac catheterization, a heart procedure both King and Vice President Dick Cheney have undergone at the hospital. Hospital spokeswoman Marti Harris said the hospital conducted the Web cast because GW hopes to educate the public on the dangers of […]

Gymnasts place fourth at Wolfpack Invite

The GW gymnastics team took second place on bars and third on floor to finish fourth overall at the Wolfpack Invitational at North Carolina State Saturday. Senior Devin McCalla, last week’s Co-Atlantic 10 player of the week, finished third in the all-around. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill won the team competition with a score […]

Nation In Brief

$5 million reward for slain WSJ reporter A $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Daniel Pearl’s kidnappers was announced by the State Department last week. U.S. officials are “outraged” over Pearl’s death, which was confirmed in an undisclosed videotape two weeks ago according to State Department spokesman Richard Boucher. […]

Students raise 10K for local hospital

Students danced the night away in the Hippodrome for 12 hours nonstop starting Friday at 8 p.m. through Saturday morning, raising more than $10,000 for a D.C. charity as part of the second-annual Dance Marathon. The more than 180 dancers registered for the event danced in shifts and were not allowed to sit except to […]

Around Campus

International Affairs Society to host Embassy Ball The International Affairs Society will host a dance at the French Embassy next month in the ballroom of La Maison Francaise. Tickets are on sale for $30 a person and $50 per couple from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. all week in the fourth-floor Marvin Center lobby. The black-tie […]