August 25, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 9

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

WRGW airs Baysox games

Senior Brett Kaplan, a summertime cameraman for the minor league Bowie Baysox, realized last month the Orioles farm team did not have their games broadcast over the radio. Luckily, Kaplan, who also happens to be general manager of WRGW, helped the Maryland team solve the problem. Kaplan took the idea to broadcast Baysox games on […]

Hospital moves across the street

“Two minutes!” A crowd of doctors and medical students buzzed with excitement as they lined the second-floor rotunda of the new GW Hospital Friday night, awaiting the transfer of the first patient. A woman in labor was already resting upstairs. A media pool waited in front of the reception desk, making the spacious lobby seem […]

Letters: Unsatisfied printer

I have recently come to learn of another infamous GW policy regarding a 7-cent charge for each side of paper printed at the computer labs. We all know that GW has chosen this path as a quick fix rather than reevaluating the entire budget for the university. We know that this unfairly charges students who […]

GW Summer Recap: Murder and policy changes

Students to pick up packages at one location Students living on campus this year will pick up thier packages at 2025 F St. They will be notifed via e-mail the day a package is delivered and by a note in thier mailbox within 24 hours, said Ayodelle McClenney, senior project manager for the Office of […]

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 […]