August 25, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 9

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

Basketball releases non-conference schedule

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams recently released their non-conference schedules, which begin in late November and continue until the start of Atlantic 10 conference play in early January. The men’s schedule is highlighted by the team’s season opener at the University of Connecticut on Nov. 25. Second-year head coach Karl Hobbs will return […]

Summer Scrapbook

June 1, New Haven, Conn. – Aug. 3, San Francisco, Calif. Wake up at 5:30 a.m., eat, dress in spandex and ride. Armed with a map of the day’s route, water, food and spare tires, juniors Steve Carlson and Evan Johnson biked 70 miles a day – before stopping for lunch. This describes an average […]

GW Bookstore competes with online retailers

While buying books for classes once entailed hours in line at the GW bookstore to buy textbooks at University prices, an increasing amount of students said they are opting to buy their books online after comparison shopping at about a dozen Web sites. With classes a week away, many students on campus and at home […]

Staff editorial:Print wisely

There is no use in attempting to persuade GW not to implement the 7-cents-per-page printing fee in University computer labs. The fee is here to stay. Students must accept this as part of going to a school that charges every student a mandatory $225 for the use of the Health and Wellness Center, but asks […]

ISS works to speed access

Persistent problems with GW Web sites, slow Webmail and old University computers could be ending soon, once an Information Systems and Services plan to update hardware and software campus-wide is complete. GW Chief Information Officer David Swartz said GW has a short and long-term plan to alleviate problems with e-mail and consolidate the GW Web […]

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. […]