March 11, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 52

Stories from the March 11, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sophomore lottery runs smoother

Online housing selection for rising sophomores finished with few problems Sunday, although students said some buildings filled up quicker than they expected. Freshmen chose two weeks after the rising junior-senior lottery, which saw the double-booking of some rooms and a breakdown in the GWeb tracking system allowing students to see when buildings closed. Noel Frame, […]

Web Exclusive: Sorority puts on Flavors of the World

Zeta Phi Beta attracted a diverse crowd of more than 100 students to Hillel Thursday night to celebrate different cultures and racial diversity with food, poetry and dance at the third annual Flavors of the World. “We like people to get together and meet each other,” Zeta Phi Beta President Emmanuella Duplessy said. “Flavors of […]

Web Exclusive: Peace Corps sees applicant increase

Peace Corps officials said they have received an influx of applications since Sept. 11. In a list released last week, GW ranks 22nd in a list of the top 25 Peace Corps universities. “We’ve certainly noticed a trend of (increased applications),” Sara Johnston, Peace Corps spokesperson for the mid-Atlantic region, said at a recruitment meeting […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Tips for your NCAA brackets

March Madness is here, and I can taste it. I have four mid-terms the week before Spring Break, but most of my studying will be concentrated on the NCAA Tournament. While I’m sure no students on the GW campus will be participating in illegal pools, I still thought I would offer a little advice as […]

Housing GuideWhere to Live

The Statesman 2020 F St. 888-923-5890 Efficiency: $1,060-1,260 One bedroom: $1,300-1,800 Amenities: internet, laundry Columbia Plaza 2400 Virginia Ave. 888-254-1032 studio: $900-1,050 One bedroom $1,450-1,750 Two bedroom: $2,100-2,500 Amenities: parking, laundry The Empire 2000 F St. 202-705-2622 Studio: $805 One bedroom: $1,225 Hamilton House 1255 New Hampshire Ave. 800-266-7080 Studio: $1,000 One bedroom: $1,500 Corcoran […]

Baseball wins opening four at home

The GW baseball team straightened out its record this weekend with four wins in its home-opening series at Barcroft Park. After losing four of its last five games against top teams like No. 5 Tulane, Cal State-Northridge and UNLV, GW (8-7) climbed above .500 for the first time this season with a win over Towson […]

Less Than Jake brings the skank to DC

Distorted TV screens cast light across the brass of a steaming trombone as the club’s floor bends and swells under the fury of 1,000 hammering feet. Soulful rhythms wrap around traditional three-chord punk melodies, spinning the crowd faster, back and forth. Ska might be dead in the mainstream, but under the pale reds and blues […]

Justice Scalia visits GW Law School

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia praised the GW Law School in front of a packed Media and Public Affairs auditorium Friday at a dedication ceremony for the new law school “cornerstone” addition. University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg and Law School Dean Michael K. Young joined Scalia. The addition will mark the cornerstone of the Lerner, […]

Big taste in a tiny package: Check out Paolo’s

Paolo’s 1303 Wisconsin Ave., N.W. (202) 333-7353 Reservations: recommended on weekends and holidays Attire: casual Price Range: $10-25 Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or a weekend brunch, take a seat at this spacious Georgetown restaurant, located on the corner of Wisconsin and N streets. Pleasant outdoor dining, roomy tables, cozy booths and a small bar […]

Michigan State snaps GW winning streak

Michigan State outscored the GW gymnastics team on the beam and bars in a 195.350-194.650 win Saturday night that snapped GWOs three-meet winning streak on senior night. GW lost despite outstanding performances from seniors Devin McCalla and Jessica Mantak, who placed first and second in the all-around competition in their final performance at the Smith […]