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.

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 […]

Staff editorial: Avoid rancor

Congratulations are in order for Student Association President-elect Phil Robinson. After losing the first election, Robinson comes into office with a commanding 59 percent of the vote in last Wednesday and Thursday’s presidential run-off. Robinson must do several things to ensure that the partisan rancor and self-important posturing of SA politics does not disable his […]

Water polo wins confidence and two games

WomenOs water polo goalkeeper Lisa Greenfield said winning two of three games this weekend kicks off the conference season just right. Now the Colonials can face the conference with the confidence that comes with a winning record and the knowledge that it kept pace with Princeton, the No. 15 team in the country. The Colonials […]

Inside Our Pages: These pages, they are a-changin’

Call it The GW Hatchet “Working for Us.” Call it putting the “you” back in GWU. Call it compassionate journalism. Whatever you call it, we’re rolling out more changes based on reader feedback. If you’re reading this on the Web, which our data indicates record numbers of you are, then you already know about one […]

Misplaced student files stir debate

Housekeeping and Elliott School officials offer different reasons why more than 250 confidential student files turned up in a recycling bin outside Francis Scott key Hall two weeks ago. Tony Dillard, coordinating manager of facilities management, said three housekeeping employees picked up about 20 boxes of files from the Elliott School of International Affairs advising […]

Letter: PC shortage

We know that GW already has a problem with overcrowding, and this is also reflected in the frequent lines that accumulate at the computer labs, so this year’s student election definitely did not help. It was irresponsible for whoever reserved the entire Marvin Center computer lab to deprive students of computer usage for two days […]

Women’s tennis overcomes injuries

The GW women’s tennis team overcame a loss at No.1 singles to defeat Fordham 6-1, evening its record to 5-5 Saturday at home. Sophomore Nazli Gencsoy suffered a light sprain at No. 1 singles, forcing her to forfeit to Ioana Dragan in GW’s only loss at singles. “She is expected to play at her full […]