August 25, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 9

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

Staff editorial:Giving George a face lift

Students cannot help but be proud of the surface additions made to GW over the summer. University officials are obviously focusing on improving the aesthetics of the campus and responding to student requests in some areas of service, but should realize that many of these improvements are only skin-deep. Impressive new buildings, J Street renovations […]

GW debuts new food choices

Dining officials said they have responded to student feedback with the addition of two J Street stations, more vegetarian and kosher selections and service changes in Mitchell Hall for the upcoming school year. The space Cranberry Farms occupied last year will be shared by two food venues, the Home Zone and Grilleworks featuring Philadelphia-style cheesesteaks. […]

Lewis’ late goal forces tie

The GW men’s soccer team escaped a loss in its first game of the season against visiting University of Maryland-Baltimore County Saturday when senior defender Kirk Lewis sent the ball into the top left corner of the net to tie the exhibition game at one apiece. Head coach George Lidster said he was pleased his […]

Sports Briefs:

GW hires new coach Former men’s novice rowing coach Matt Boyle was promoted to varsity men’s head coach Aug. 9 after leading the Colonials to one of their most successful seasons in history last spring. The team advanced to the finals of both the San Diego Crew Classic and the Dad Veils and also won […]

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 […]