June 10, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 4

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

Music and movies heat up the D.C. summer

All year, students schedule their lives around classes, exams, activities and a social life. When summer comes around, all that disappears; classes stop and friends disperse. Palm Pilots empty of computerized schedules and time seems to stretch out like the grassy National Mall in the summertime sun. To some ever-busy GW students, the city seems […]

GW plans to grow up, not out

The class of 2006 will not know a GW without a Health and Wellness Center, a Media and Public Affairs building and, possibly, a new business school. But what will they see erected before their eyes during their time at the University? A new engineering building? School of public health? Vegetarian cafeteria or boat house? […]

Proud Hippos return from frisbee nationals

If a team has to finish its season with five losses, it might as well do it on the biggest stage. Which is why even though the GW men’s ultimate Frisbee team did not win any of its games at the national championship, the Hippos walked away with their heads held high. “We met so […]

Incoming SA president’s door is always open

Senior Phil Robinson, a business major, was voted Student Association president in a close run-off in the spring. Running on a platform to improve student life by reaching out to students, Robinson has promised to make the SA more open and visible to students, and take problems to the Board of Trustees if administrators fail […]

GW’s historic season ends at NCAA sub-regionals

The GW baseball team ended a historic season Saturday, after breaking the school record for wins with 42. Also in 2002, senior Mike Bassett also set six career records, including home runs and RBIs, and the team won the Atlantic 10 tournament and reached the NCAA tournament for the first time in 10 years. But […]

Letter to the Editor: SJT invisible to campus

When I graduated from GW last year with a degree in International Affairs, I left with a sense of accomplishment and the belief that I had spent my four years well and received a high caliber, comprehensive education. In addition to the classroom knowledge, I utilized GW’s location in Washington, D.C. by interning on Capitol […]

Police arrest suspect

Metropolitan Police reported the arrest of a suspect in the murder of GW graduate student Daniel Krug June 12. MPD officials said they charged 21-year old Stephen Patrick Burciaga, a former University of Maryland student, with murder after entering his College Park, Maryland apartment and questioning him that morning. Robbery appeared to be the motive […]

New Division I team hires coach

GW marked the official start of its varsity women’s softball program last week by announcing the hiring of head coach Leslie Moore. Softball will move from competing at the club level to playing as a varsity team in the Atlantic 10, joining every other A-10 school except Richmond. Citing the advantages of starting a new […]

Another odd couple

An uptight British guy teamed with a wily street hustler to save the world? Parents hide your children, the hilarity inherent in the clash of their personalities is too much to handle. I’ll admit, it sounds bad, but Bad Company isn’t actually as bad as it could be. Jack Hayes (Chris Rock) is a young […]

The year in the news

Students react to chaotic fall While students were preoccupied with the first couple weeks of classes and getting accustomed to the school year on Sept. 11, the University community was stunned by the attacks which hit the World Trade Center and, more closely, the Pentagon. Viewable from most buildings on campus, smoke from a smoldering […]