March 28, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 54

Stories from the March 28, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW gymnasts win fifth-straight A-10 title

The GW gymnastics team won the Atlantic 10 championship Saturday, qualifying for the NCAA regional competition April 6 at Penn State. This is the fifth-straight A-10 title for the Colonials and their third-straight trip to Regionals, where they could qualify for a first-ever appearance in the national competition. If the Colonials performance at A-10s is […]

James Madison knocks Rasowsky out early

Despite knocking 14 hits on Wednesday, the GW baseball team stranded 13 runners in a 7-4 loss to visiting James Madison University at Barcroft Park. GW starting pitcher Avi Rasowsky (0-2) gave up four earned runs on seven hits and three home runs before being pulled by head coach Tom Walter after three innings. “Avi […]

Around Campus: Briefs

Robinson announces SA openings Student Association President-elect Phillip Robinson announced the openings for the 2002-03 executive branch. Available positions include slots for eight vice presidents, several directors, various committee heads and SA representatives to University committees. Applications are available online at and must be submitted to Robinson’s mailbox located in the Marvin Center room […]

Crime Log

Sexual Assault 3/20 Hall on Virginia Avenue A male Georgetown University student reported he was forcibly fondled while visiting GW. After spending an evening “hanging out” with a male GW student, the Georgetown student reported that he woke up to the student touching him in a private area. Referred to SJS. Closed. Simple Assault 3/17 […]

USA Today honors Kapoor

Student Association President Roger Kapoor may not like being stereotyped as a bookworm, but his academic accomplishments earned him national recognition in USA Today. One of 60 members of the All-USA College Academic Team, Kapoor is classified as one of “the best and brightest undergraduates found on the USA’s campuses” for original academic results, according […]

Union denounces GW construction

GW officials say they are paying attention to organizations protesting labor practices of University sub-contractor Oncore construction but have received no complaints from workers on University construction sites. A D.C. workers’ rights group, which is supported by the Progressive Student Union, paraded a 20-foot tall inflatable rat outside the Marvin Center Tuesday afternoon to symbolize […]

Panic Room pits Jodie Foster against unknown attackers

Remember that movie where the kid is alone in his house and burglars break in, and he builds all these traps to foil the burglars’ plan? Director David Fincher probably remembers the movie, and while his new film Panic Room does revolve around a similar cat-and-mouse plot, Fincher would probably die if he read a […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE:SJT holds “fireside chat” at MVC

University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg fielded questions from 80 Mount Vernon students in front of a construction paper fireplace for a “Fireside Chat with President Trachtenberg” Tuesday night. The event was organized by Somers Hall residents. During the hour and a half dialogue, students asked Trachtenberg questions ranging from course offerings to housing to fees […]

Postseason ends quickly for Colonial women

A dismal second-half performance against Virginia Tech ended the Colonial women’s postseason hopes and season. GW shot only 27 percent in the last 20 minutes en route to a 68-52 loss to host Virginia Tech in the second round of the WNIT March 16. A bright spot in the loss was freshman Greeba Outen Barlow’s […]

CNN prepares for GW debut

CNN’s “Crossfire” will debut with new hosts and a restructured program from the Jack Morton Auditorium in the School of Media and Public Affairs building Monday, kicking off a partnership between GW and the political talk show for at least the next year. CNN has not released information about the first day’s hosts or guests. […]