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.

Staff editorial: Too close to call

Until Sunday evening, Josh Singer was set to become the next president of the Student Association. But GW student elections have done it again – members of the Joint Elections Committee say they cannot certify the election results until it verifies one overseas proxy ballot. This ballot, JEC chairman Scott Scheffler said, could “most likely” […]

Burying the Hatchet

My boyfriend is really small down there and he’s really embarrassed about it. I told him that size doesn’t matter, but he won’t even let me take a shower with him. How do I make him get over this fear? – Little things He sure is making something really small into something really big, huh? […]

Staff editorial: Lobbying for energy

This past Friday, an intercollegiate student coalition comprised of 17 Free the Planet members from GW and Georgetown Universities students demonstrated their dedication to protecting the environment in a more productive manner. The students visited 13 member offices to push three amendments to add onto the White House’s highly-touted energy plan. This particular method of […]

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 […]