September 30, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 18

Stories from the September 30, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Sports Brief: Women’s squash hires coach

The GW athletic department hired Sarah West as the first head coach of the women’s squash team Thursday. The men’s and women’s squash teams, GW’s most recent varsity team additions, will compete in their inaugural seasons this winter in the Health and Wellness Center. West comes to GW after graduating this past spring from Dartmouth […]

Talking with Tucker

After almost six months of broadcasting at GW, CNN Crossfire host Tucker Carlson says he is extremely pleased with the nightly student audience. The conservative pundit weighed in on Crossfire’s presence at GW as well as President George W. Bush’s foreign policy when the Hatchet sat down with him last week. Hatchet: How has attendance […]

SSN use puts students at risk

Universities that use Social Security numbers as identification could be baiting thieves to steal students’ identities, security experts say. Identity theft, a crime in which an imposter obtains information such as a Social Security number to obtain credit or services in the name of the victim, is becoming an “epidemic” said Linda Foley, executive director […]

Around Campus

Fraternity to host blood drive The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and the Red Cross will host a blood drive in Thurston Hall Monday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The fraternity has hosted at least one drive per semester for the past few years. Sigma Phi Epsilon Vice President for Programming Matthew Mandell said he […]

Around the Nation

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Around D.C.

Council shelves restaurant bill A District Council committee delayed action on a bill last week that would have banned restaurants from charging a cover fee and limit the size of their dance floors to 100 square feet. The bill, sponsored by Ward Two’s Jack Evans, was delayed pending an Alcohol and Beverage Control task force […]

A afternoon stroll in the nation’s capital

Posted 2:53 p.m. Sept. 30 by Rati Bishnoi U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–It was one of those beautiful Washington D.C. days. The kind where the wind gently ruffles the flags around the Washington Monument before it glides through your hair and the sheer brightness of the sun makes everything seem possible. On days like these […]

Battle of the sexes

Q: I have a guy friend who lives halfway across the world who calls and e-mails me all the time to tell me that he loves me and wants to travel with me when I get out of school. Now that I’m a senior, I really don’t know what to do. Should I travel with […]

Torricelli drops out of Senate race

Posted 8:33 p.m. Sept. 30 by Patrick W. Higgins U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–With a mere 36 days until the mid-term Senate elections, Sen. Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.) has withdrawn himself from the race in the wake of allegations of ethical wrongdoing-a move that threatens the Democrats slight led over Republicans in the Senate. “I will […]


A Guardian Angel, a self-proclaimed “safety patrol officer,” took an American flag that anarchists were burning Saturday. Protestors wanted the flag back and a small skirmish ensued in Franklin Park during the World Bank protests.