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.

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 […]

Student Court throws out e-mail ballot

Posted 2:50 a.m. March 6- Students will choose between Student Association presidential candidates Josh Singer and Phil Robinson in a run-off election Wednesday and Thursday. Singer contested the run-off in Student Court Tuesday night, but a unanimous ruling allowed the election to continue. The Court decided 4-0 that a vote for Singer cast by graduate […]

GW adds two new undergraduate majors

Student demand and resources available in D.C. led GW to add biomedical engineering and biological anthropology as majors, GW officials said. The majors are open to students in any school. “These majors are cross department disciplines . collaboration of different departments, ” said Don Lehman, vice president for Academic Affairs. “The engineering department and the […]