June 10, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 4

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

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 […]

Stepping off campus: A look at other District universities

In about 30 minutes, GW students can travel to five other D.C. universities via the Metro: American, Georgetown and Howard universities, Catholic University of America and the University of the District of Columbia. Although most students said they primarily socialize at bars, clubs and parties with students from their own school, some said they have […]

D.C. Diaries: Real-life experiences around the city

Teaism 800 Connecticut Ave., NW I remembered my friend had ranted and raved about the tea and food at Teaism, a restaurant that specializes in hot tea, knowing that I am in the running for the biggest tea drinker award and absolutely detest coffee. Although Teaism is located around the corner from the 17th Street […]

Wanna play?

Club sports are a step down from varsity sports and range in their levels of competitiveness from sport to sport. The men’s ice hockey team, for example, is very competitive and has won national championships, while the volleyball team is not as competitive. Members travel for matches and games but most are usually locally scheduled […]

Full transcript of Phil Robinson interview

Senior Phil Robinson, a business major, was voted SA 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 to […]

New CCAS dean to fix advising

William Frawley said he plans to address academic advising concerns and will work for a national ranking for the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences as he takes over as dean of GW’s largest school this summer. The former director of academic programming and planning at the University of Delaware will take over for Jean […]

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? […]