June 10, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 4

Stories from the June 10, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Mitchell calls for student action

Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell urged Law School graduates to use their education to promote peace and end injustice at Commencement in the Smith Center May 26. The United States, Mitchell said, is the most free, just and open society in the world, but with those benefits come responsibility. He told graduates they each […]

Around Campus

GW preps for Colonial Inauguration Colonial Cabinet members and staffers said they are busily preparing to give freshmen a taste of GW life next week with the first Colonial Inauguration session set for June 16-18. Although the 32 cabinet members and staffers have been training part-time since January, they started 12-hour training days June 1. […]

Hippos, queens and other GW tales

It is 1953. Young women in vogue-style dresses and long, tight skirts make their way to a traditional celebration after a big football game. At one point, homecoming was a part of GW life, until the end of football in 1967, which meant the end of homecoming at GW for a while. “Homecoming died out […]

Police arrest suspect in Krug murder

Posted 9:15 p.m. June 12- Metropolitan Police reported the arrest of a suspect in the murder of GW graduate student Daniel Krug Wednesday. MPD officials said they charged 21-year old Stephen Patrick Burciaga, a former University of Maryland student, with murder after entering his College Park apartment this morning. Robbery appears to be the motive […]

GW: ‘B’ students and proud of it

Over the last few months, I’ve marveled at how “GW” I’ve become. I recently got a cell phone and started working out at the “Hell-Well.” I’m living in D.C. for the summer and have been hanging out at intern nights- weeknight specials at local bars. I say “random” to mean “bad” and I sport a […]

Clubbin’ D.C. freshman style

Platinum 915 F St. N.W. (202) 393-3555 18 to enter Often called the classiest club in the District, Platinum caters to a well-funded and well-dressed crowd. They employ a very strict no jeans, no sneakers dress code. The VIP room is pricey but worth it. And if you put extra effort into your appearance, you […]

Internship beauty is in the eye of the beholder

There are two major reasons people come to GW. One, they didn’t get in to Georgetown. Two, they’ve come to take advantage of the fabulous internship opportunities so flaunted by those perky Visitor’s Center employees. Issue one, I can’t help you with, sorry. Internship survival however, I know something about, so let me break it […]

Campuses offer alternatives to Foggy Bottom

While most freshmen came to GW to live on the Foggy Bottom campus because of its proximity to the city, a quick shuttle ride can whisk you away to one of GW’s smaller, less hectic campuses in Georgetown or Virginia. Mount Vernon Campus The Mount Vernon Campus in Georgetown is the more accessible of the […]

Students, officials rise to admissions test

Getting into GW was harder for the class of 2006 than any class in GW history. Incoming freshmen have the highest SAT score average on school record, while the University also accepted the smallest percentage of applicants ever. GW officials said this admissions year was also one of their most challenging and successful as the […]