June 10, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 4

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

Grad student murdered near campus

Police are following several leads in the homicide of graduate student Daniel Krug, who was found strangled in his K Street apartment last weekend. Krug, 30, had just finished his first year of a master’s degree in business administration at GW. Friends notified police after he failed to show up for a charity race and […]

Sawyer to head SJS

Newly-appointed Student Judicial Services Director Rebecca Sawyer said dealing with freshmen has given her the experience she needs to head SJS. “I’ve got a pretty good understanding of GW students and GW culture,” said Sawyer, who comes to the post after two years as director of Freshman Services. “Especially since first-year students are a big […]

Wanna watch?

GW has seven varsity sports to watch in the fall, including men’s and women’s soccer, cross country, crew, men’s golf, water polo, and women’s volleyball. The following are the schedules available at press time to check out the latest action from your favorite team. Wear your buff and blue and get ready to cheer! Men’s […]

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 […]