August 25, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 9

Stories from the August 25, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet.

What ever happened to Colonial football?

If you listen closely to the 2000 hit movie Remember the Titans, you will hear new Titan head coach Herman Boone (Denzel Washington) claim to be the former head coach of the George Washington University football team. GW and football? Did the Hollywood fact-checkers get their stories mixed up? GW did in fact have a […]

U-Wire Archive – Spring 2002

Student visa restrictions tightening<!– –> Posted 2:39 p.m. April 29 (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush is set to sign a bill into law that mandates intense background checks on all student-visa applicants from countries listed by the State Department as potentially harboring terrorists, in response to the Sept. 11th terrorists’ attacks. The bill […]

Out of left field:Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?

If you’ve looked closely around the major league baseball diamond this season you’ve noticed some new looks, and I’m not just talking about Manny Ramirez’s new hair-do. Many teams are sporting “turn back the clock” uniforms, like the bright yellow Oakland A’s, the pinstriped N.Y. Mets and the Texas Rangers disguised as the Washington Senators. […]

U-Wire Archive – Fall 2001 (Oct-Dec)

BRIEF: Web site offers look at campus crime<!– –> Posted 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13 ? George Washington U. students react to suicide bombings in Israel<!– –> Posted 5:50 p.m. Dec. 12 American man captured among Taliban soldiers<!– –> Posted 2:15 p.m. Dec. 8 ? Liverpool mourns loss of Harrison<!– –> Posted 2:15 p.m. Dec. 8 […]

Living and Learning communities become more diverse

Most GW students long-ago trashed the idea of finding a townhouse near campus at a reasonable price, but for about 50 students, D.C. real estate will not be a problem. These students will take part in one of eight self-created programs while living in the Community Living and Learning Center’s Scholars Village townhouses on F […]

U-Wire Archive – Fall 2001 (Sept-Oct)

Critics skeptical of Senate-mandated security measures in airports<!– –> Posted 10:00 p.m. Oct. 22 In a rare demonstration of bipartisan solidarity, the Senate Oct. 11 unanimously passed legislation strengthening the safety of the country’s air transport system. It would require strengthened cockpit doors, put armed federal marshals on most flights and allow pilots to arm […]

New printing charge to take effect

GW library and technology officials said all systems are in place to implement a campus-wide printing fee announced last month. The 7-cent per-page fee went into effect in Center for Academic Technologies labs last week and is scheduled to start in library computer labs Sept. 3. Beginning the first day of classes, students in all […]

GW breaks ground on 23rd Street

Digging their buff and blue shovels into the soil, University administrators broke ground on two residence halls Aug. 8, putting the University on track to fulfilling a city on-campus housing requirement of 70 percent by 2009. However, the means and legal maneuvers GW used to acquire the property have Foggy Bottom residents agitated over what […]

Students move into 1957 E St.

Featuring views of national monuments, the State Department and the Capitol, GW’s newest residence hall opened to students Aug. 17 after a two-year legal struggle that made some residents nervous about whether they would be able to move in this August. While the 1957 E St. residence hall will open on time for fall semester, […]

Italian Stallion works legal lolita

“Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love.” So says Ewan McGregor’s character, Christian, in Moulin Rouge: If only it were that simple. The Last Kiss, the latest film from Italian writer-director, Gabriele Muccino, explores the complexity of love and the strain of relationships. The […]