July 8, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 7

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

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 […]

GW alters alcohol policy

Students have one more reason to avoid being caught drinking underage this year as parents will be notified when students receive alcohol violations, GW officials said. GW only notified parents about drug violations and hospitalizations up until this spring, when the University decided to contact parents when Student Judicial Services finds a student guilty of […]

Celebrating the Fourth

Thousands of patriotic area residents and tourists attempted to beat the 100-degree Fourth of July heat, staking out positions for the annual fireworks on the National Mall. Members of the Sigma Nu fraternity (l.) were among many GW students who participated in Independence Day festivies including the annual parade and the Silk Road cultural festival. […]

John Mayer to headline Welcome Week

Student Activities Center officials announced rock musician John Mayer will perform Monday, Sept. 2 to close out 2002 Welcome Week activities. Mayer is set to bring his guitar skills and jazz music to the Smith Center at 9 p.m., adding to a week of programs from Aug. 29-Sept. 3 already including comedian Lewis Black and […]

Cruising the Hot Rod Circuit

I covered my ears, wincing as electrical shrieks in painfully grating tones resonated through a church auditorium. Despite my reaction, Hot Rod Circuit played on in a vain attempt to combat the disinterest, and sometimes disdain, of an apathetic crowd. Even taken in context, the show was pretty awful. My prognosis: this band sucks and […]

Two CI leaders dismissed after allegations

Two Colonial Inauguration cabinet members were dismissed from duties following the second CI after a female leader accused a male leader of sexual assault, GW officials said. While the accused male was let go as part of procedure in sexual assault cases, the female cabinet member was asked to leave because of personal issues unrelated […]

Staff editorial: Special delivery

The decision by Mail Services officials to centralize package distribution is bad news for students living on campus. The process of getting packages from point A to point B will now definitely take longer and students can expect an extra hassle that will squeeze their already full schedules. The location at 2025 F Street, near […]