March 14, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 53

Stories from the March 14, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Crime Report

Auto Theft 3/8 A newspaper vendor delivering on campus left his vehicle at a 20th street curb, where three white males jumped into the vehicle. When the vendor approached the vehicle, one of the suspects ran out while the other two took off towards I Street in the car. At I Street, the suspects abandoned […]

Activists plan April protests

Anti-war demonstrators will join World Bank and International Monetary Fund protesters in D.C. next month for demonstrations across the city. An association of more than 200 organizations led by the National Youth and Student Peace announced plans last week to demonstrate against the Unites States’ war on terrorism April 20 and 21. Organizers predict hundreds […]

Students seek GW accountablility

About 50 students gathered in the Hippodrome Tuesday night to express grievances and suggest changes to University policies. Students for Accountability, a new student organization that seeks to empower students and work with the administration to address common student complaints, sponsored the forum. “We are the bosses of this University, and we could and we […]

Zoning Board delays ruling on ESIA

GW is “brainstorming” changes to its Elliott School plans after the D.C. Zoning Commission decided Monday that the University has not offered enough amenities to the surrounding neighborhood. Foggy Bottom residents also argued at the Zoning Commission meeting Monday that students should not be permitted to live in the residential portion of the 1957 E […]

Spring Break: To party or not to party?

No one ever said spending a week on the beach was cheap. As Spring Break approaches, students find themselves scrambling for money to pay for their expensive vacations. Students said that although travel agencies publicize cheap, all-inclusive Spring Break packages as early as November every year, there is often a catch. The packages that offer […]

Theft victims to receive money

At least two more instruments were reported stolen last week from the music department despite repeated theft reports since Winter Break and requests from the department chair for tighter security. GW may start reimbursing theft victims for costs of stolen instruments students’ insurance will not cover, Risk Management Director Barry Dempsey said. Freshman Adam Silverman […]

GW wines, dines connected alumni

Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fl.) and University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg schmoozed with alumni to discuss D.C. congressional representation and GW networking opportunities Tuesday night on Capitol Hill. The well-received black-tie event, which was largely a push for alumni donations, was catered with spirits and hors d’oeuvres in an elaborate caucus room with chandeliers and a […]

Colonial Women win WNIT opener, set to face Va. Tech

The Colonial women put the disappointment of their NCAA Tournament snub behind them for 40 minutes Wednesday night to beat the University of Delaware 78-71 in the first round of the WNIT at home. Erica Lawrence, who scored a season-high 23 points, notched the 1,000th point of her career. GW advances to the second round […]

Losing Streak Aside, Hobbs reflects on rookie season

The Colonials season had just ended with a loss to Massachusetts in Philadelphia’s First Union Spectrum last week, the press conferences were over and the GW locker room was as empty as the team’s Atlantic 10 Tournament hopes. That was the point at which first-year head coach Karl Hobbs sat down in an almost empty […]