May 2, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 65

Stories from the May 2, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sexual assault reports rise

Preliminary numbers from Student Judicial Services for disciplinary violations this year show a “concerning” hike in sexual assault complaints, suspensions and expulsions, while alcohol violations remained flat and fraternities saw a marked decrease in violations with no hazing charges. Sexual assault victims come forward Senior Assistant Dean Mike Walker reported that Student Judicial Services received […]

MC gets face-lift

Students will find more J Street seating space next fall, after GW completes a $20 million Marvin Center renovation project. The University will expand J Street by 35 tables and enclose an outdoor patio over the summer to provide year-round eating space. “The student population has increased, so the demand is there to have more […]

SA, PB host pricey meals

As GW student groups commemorate the year’s end with banquets and luncheons, the Student Association and Program Board are preparing “transition dinners” carrying price tags of more than $3,000. Students pick up the tab for the SA dinner – the SA budget consists of a one dollar per credit hour fee each student pays on […]

NEWS BRIEF: Class size quickly approaches 2,250

Admissions officials said incoming deposits to attend GW are coming in “as expected.” As of Tuesday, the Admissions Office had received 1,885 deposits compared to last year’s 2,095 by that point. Director of Admissions Kathryn Napper said in an e-mail that she still expects to receive enough deposits to reach the targeted 2,250 class size. […]

Stepping out of these pages

My Hatchet days started the first day I stepped into Foggy Bottom as a GW student. C.I. One: overdoing whiskey shots with fraternity boys at Tequila Grille, a midnight monument walk with Molly and my first Hatchet assignment – a fitting way to begin a memorable college career. The Hatchet has been more than a […]

NEWS BRIEF: Another instrument stolen from Music Department

Another instrument worth more than $2,000 was stolen from the Department of Music last weekend as students await security improvements for the basement of Phillips Hall. At least $20,000 worth of musical instruments has been stolen from music department lockers since winter break in December and January. None have been recovered. Freshman Ned Childs said […]

Photo editor bares it all

As I cover myself with my camera lens, I think of how I got myself into this mess. I think of the passion I have for photojournalism, and how being on The Hatchet has provided me with an outlet to express my love. It all started five years ago, when I was trying to figure […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 4/24 – Marvin Center Two subjects approached a student outside the building and told him to “watch (your) back.” One of the subjects then grabbed the student’s arm and pinned him to the bench. The victim thinks that the attack was related to a previous dispute. University Police are trying to track down […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Mitchell will keynote Law School Commencement

Posted 10:15 a.m. May 7- Senator George Mitchell (D-Maine), who developed U.S. policy about the Middle East, will keynote the Law School Commencement ceremony May 26. Mitchell served as chairman of an international committee that reported to former President Bill Clinton in May 2000 on how to end violence in the Middle East. The committee’s […]

Around Campus

Tau Kappa Epsilon to host Keg Olympics The Tau Kappa Epsilon and Theta Delta Chi fraternities will be sponsoring the second annual Keg Olympics Saturday. Senior Jason Blank, the event’s creator and organizer, said the games will raise money for Students Against Destructive Decisions for the second year. Blank, a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon […]