March 28, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 54

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

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. […]

Patagonia CEO to offer business tips

Patagonia clothing company CEO Michael Crooke will address GW business students Wednesday about the “ReEvolution of Business: Strategies of the 21st Century.” Crooke said in an interview that he plans to discuss the three facets he believes create a successful, sustainable business in today’s economic climate: environmental, social and financial aspects of a company. “When […]

Police arrest ecstasy dealer

A student was arrested and charged with felony possession of more than 500 pills of ecstasy with intent to distribute Tuesday after a University Police raid in Fulbright Hall, according to Metropolitan Police. Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Tony O’Leary identified the suspect as 19-year-old Christopher Schrader, who was arraigned at D.C. Superior Court Wednesday. O’Leary […]

The random flower guy and that pesky need to love someone

The random flower guy and that pesky need for love from someone Since the beginning of time, men and women have been in romantic relationships. Adam and Eve were a couple in love sharing the world in a flowing garden of sensual fruits, beds of flowers, exotic animals and luscious scenery. Over the ages our […]

Assault victims critique system

Rape survivors at GW said they have mixed feelings about University services, programs and willingness to help. While programs such as the University Police’s Sexual Assault Crisis Consultation Team has drawn positive reviews from students, survivors said GW needs a student-run counseling program and tighter controls on confidentiality of their cases. Breach of trust Shelley […]