September 23, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 16

Stories from the September 23, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Op-Ed: Protestors’ success not defined by turnout

Every time I attend anti-corporate globalization protests, like the upcoming events this weekend at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund meetings, I meet people who tell me to stop wasting my time. Cynics ask what all the screaming, yelling, blockading and puppet-making actually accomplishes, especially considering the dwindling turnout at rallies. My answer […]

FSP: New position adds chemistry to volleyball

When you see a player in a different color uniform than the rest of her teammates on the volleyball court this season, it’s not because she bought the wrong outfit. The new uniform is part of a change the NCAA implemented in collegiate volleyball for the 2002 season: the addition of a position called the […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Golf finishes last at James Madison Invitational

The GW golf team had a rough weekend in Harrisburg, Va., finishing in last place at the 18-team James Madison Invitational Saturday and Sunday. The Colonials finished with a total score of 891 for the tournament, 71 shots behind first-place Penn State University. Despite shooting under 300 as a team in all three rounds, they […]

FSP: Men’s crew prepares to defend A-10 title

The varsity men’s crew team is looking to build off last year’s championship season, which saw the Colonials claim first place at the Atlantic 10 tournament for the second consecutive year. But with few returning upperclassmen and a rookie head coach, that plan is easier said than done. Former men’s novice coach Matt Boyle was […]

FSP: Olympic hopeful sets sights on conference dominance

Rarely does an athlete have realistic Olympic aspirations after competing for only three years in her sport. But senior Molly Hueller, who never picked up an oar before her freshman year at GW, is now setting her sights on the Olympics – with good reason. While most college seniors are stressed out about GREs and […]

FSP: Defense is key to water polo’s success

When asked about GW’s rivalries, most students reply with the usual suspects- Georgetown and Maryland. Not so, says Gur Doitel of the GW men’s water polo team. “We have a huge rivalry with Bucknell and Johns Hopkins,” Doitel, a red-shirt junior from Palo Alto, Calif. said. “It can get pretty heated.” Every year, it seems, […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Congresswoman defends Israel

Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.) spoke about the importance of Israel Thursday night, in the first event sponsored by new student group the Israel Peace Project. The group, which co-sponsored the event with the College Democrats, is also a living and learning community. Berkley discussed U.S. foreign aid policy, though the focus of the forum was […]

Tourney prepares volleyball for conference

The GW volleyball team won two of three matches at the Pittsburgh Classic this weekend, its last tournament before Atlantic 10 play begins. The Colonials finished second behind host University of Pittsburgh, dropping the last match to the Panthers in the final on Saturday. GW beat University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Charleston Southern University […]

Officials discount food strike threats

Though Local 25 union representatives said an Aramark walk-out is still a possibility if this week’s contract negotiations do not meet workers’ demands, company representatives are discounting threats of a GW food service strike. Local 25 Crisis Management Director Jorge Rivera said workers may vote to strike if negotiations this week do not address their […]

Fall Sports Preview 2002

Cross country teamslook to gain strength New positionadds chemistry to volleyball Olympic hopeful sets sights on conference dominance Men’s crew prepares todefend A-10 title Defense is key towater polo’s success Warner to lead women’s soccer Men’s soccer looks to Goldman, Osborne to lead 10 freshmen Nowhere to go but up Golf loses veterans, retains optimism […]