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.

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 […]

New York Times Crossword Puzzles

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Absentee ballots may prompt run-off

Josh Singer won the Student Association presidential election by a margin of nine votes over Phil Robinson, 867 to 858, election officials announced Friday. But the outcome still hangs in the balance, as the Joint Elections Committee scrutinizes ballots and prepares to hear complaints about the election. The JEC, which has not certified a winner, […]

Martin Scorsese hits DC, hangs with the Hachet

As Martin Scorsese left the podium, the crowd cheered with a glittering roar. This was not a roar for Scorsese himself but rather for the tribute he paid to the great Indian filmmaking legend Satyajit Ray. A black-tie gala at the Freer Gallery of Art was held Feb. 27 to celebrate the beginning of a […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Robinson-Singer run-off begins Wednesday

Posted 4:17 p.m. March 4 — The Joint Election Committee declared a run-off election Monday afternoon after discovering that a study abroad student voted twice for Student Association presidential candidate Josh Singer in last week’s election. Former candidate Dani Greenspan, who garnered about 17 percent of the vote last week, said he is now campaigning […]

Carot to Picasso showcases masterful retrospective

Love art but tired of the big galleries on the National Mall? The Phillips Collection, located on 21st and Q streets, hosts a variety of works in the exhibition Corot to Picasso: European Masterworks from the Smith College Museum of Art, which are well worth a gander. Originally housed in the Smith College Museum Collection, […]

Women’s tennis defeats West Virginia

The work the GW women’s tennis team is putting in on its new courts at the Mount Vernon Campus paid off this weekend with a 5-1 win over West Virginia Saturday in Pittsburgh. The Colonials won two of three doubles matches. Junior Tracy Wei and sophomore Lindy First won No.1 doubles against West Virginia’s Underwood […]