May 13, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 1

Stories from the May 13, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Letters: Power for power’s sake

Aldous Huxley once said, “So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.” Huxley’s statement clarifies nicely the debate surrounding this year’s commencement speaker. When I first got word of Ruth Simmons as the speaker, I was confused. Who is this? Another university president speaking […]

Awards spotlight seniors

Three GW seniors are among fifty graduating students across the country selected for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke scholarship and will be honored at Commencement with other award winners. Two seniors, Jason Cohen and Roger Kapoor, will be awarded the GW Award for exemplary service at Sunday’s ceremony on the Ellipse. Arnab Mukherjee of Alpharetta, […]

Visitors return to D.C.

While the Pentagon, White House and FBI headquarters are among buildings remaining closed to students and their families visiting for graduation, D.C. tourism officials said the local economy is exceeding last year’s levels. Hotel and restaurant managers said numbers returned to normal earlier this year and, more recently, surpassed last year’s totals with the recent […]

Cool and casual Commencement dinning

Legal Seafoods 2020 K St., N.W. (202) 496-1111 Attire: casual Price: $25-30 for appetizer and entree Split open a fresh-from-the-oven roll, slurp up a cup of chowder and slice the tender piece of fish ordered from the impressive menu at Legal Seafoods. The freshest fish and creative preparations make this place different from the ordinary […]

Baseball blanked by Xavier

The GW baseball team fell to Xavier 4-0 Sunday in its final regular season game at Barcroft Park, losing the series 3-1 (37-19, 17-7 A-10) but maintaining its second-place standing in the Atlantic 10 West. In this position, the Colonials qualify for the A-10 tournament. The top six teams in the A-10 conference advance to […]