July 8, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 7

Stories from the July 8, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet.

U-WIRE: SAT to add writing section

(U-WIRE) Hanover, N.H. – College Board trustees voted Thursday to significantly change the SAT with the goal of allowing the test to better measure in-class learning, though officials at Dartmouth College and elsewhere said the alterations would likely hurt as much as help. The revisions call for the addition of an essay question, a more […]

NYCD: Trying on the shoes of Carrie Bradshaw

New York City Saturday, June 15 2:30 p.m. Happy I chose to wear my New Balance sneakers and not a pair of $1,000 Manolo Blahnik heels, my roommate and I ran past the Plaza Hotel to the Skyliner bus idling in front of the Pulitzer Fountain on Fifth Avenue. Nicole and I joined our friends […]

A journey from sunset to sunrise

A year after she returned from her study abroad trip to Como, Italy, graduate student Amy Quan received a letter telling her a friend committed suicide. Her host family’s only daughter took her own life by throwing herself from the five-story apartment building where they lived. Quan recalled the girl showing signs of depression, but […]

Take me out to the . . . golf course?

With all the sporting events going on near my hometown on Long Island last month, there was a day when I spent the morning watching golf at the U.S. Open and then caught an afternoon game at Yankee Stadium. While I spent the entire day watching sports, the afternoon outing was hardly an extension of […]

Summer sports D.C. style

I was crossing the street last week, carrying on in my normal after-work routine. Whining to myself about the 100-degree heat, applying my lip-gloss and digging through my bag for my cell phone, sunglasses and Walkman. But my routine was interrupted halfway across the crosswalk when I came face to face with a thirty-something-year-old woman […]

Colonial Women sticking with team

Head coach Joe McKeown and his scouts are heading cross country to scout talent this weekend, but their thoughts are for the 2003-04 season, not the coming year. McKeown said with such a young team already, five rising sophomores and six rising juniors, he is concentrating on developing the young talent he already has rather […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW anticipates new hospital

Posted 9:24 p.m. Aug. 15- GW and elected officials joined a crowd peppered with medical personnel outside Ross Hall yesterday for a ceremonial opening at the new GW Hospital. More than a hundred people packed under a tent and spilled out onto the sidewalk outside the Foggy Bottom Metro stop to hear about the $96 […]

Sports Brief: Brown sees little playing time in USBL

Former GW basketball standout SirValiant Brown has played only seven minutes in the United States Basketball League season since landing a spot on the Pennsylvania Valleydawgs in April. Brown made his lone appearance of the year in his team’s win over the Brooklyn Kings April 27. The guard’s five-point, one-assist performance was seen by a […]

GW creates central package facility

Students living on campus this year will pick up their packages at 2025 F Street, GW Mail Services officials said. Mail Services officials decided late this spring to stop delivering parcels to every residence hall, citing safety reasons following last fall’s anthrax scare, which led to the shutdown of D.C.’s central sorting facility and great […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW hires alumnus to coach men’s squash

Posted 12:45 p.m. Aug. 1-GW alumnus Simon Harrington became GW’s newest head coach last Friday when GW athletic director Jack Kvancz hired the former club squash player to lead the GW men’s squash team in its first year as a varsity sport. Harrington said he is “thrilled” to be leading the new program that will […]