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.

On the streets: A protester’s story

Fordham junior Sarah Jensen has permanent marker all over her left arm. Written in thick black ink is a ten-digit number. It takes up almost her entire forearm. “This is the legal number,” she says at about 9 a.m., heading toward Freedom Plaza. “If we get arrested we call this number. Because when you are […]

Men head into conference play with loss

The GW men’s soccer team lost 4-0 to Towson Thursday, a disappointing end to the Colonials’ non-conference schedule. The Colonials matched the Tigers for most of the game but were buried by three second-half Towson goals. The Colonials (4-4) had just regained their confidence after a convincing win over Radford last Sunday, but became the […]

Women shut out in A-10 opener

The GW women’s soccer team lost its conference opener to host Richmond Saturday in a 3-0 shutout at First Market Stadium. The Colonials were out-shot 25-7 by the Spiders and leading scorer Kim Warner was held to one shot. Richmond (4-2-1, 1-0 Atlantic 10) was a tough opponent for the Colonials’ first A-10 match, as […]

Sports Brief: Women’s basketball releases 2002-03 Schedule

The GW women’s basketball team will have an opportunity this winter for revenge on the Lady Vols of Tennessee, one of the five 2002 NCAA tournament teams the Colonials will face during the upcoming season. The then-second-ranked Tennessee routed the Colonials at the Smith Center last November. This year the Colonials will travel to Knoxville […]

Runners place high at home invite

The GW men’s and women’s cross country teams recorded strong finishes at the annual GW Invitational Saturday, a race that featured some of the nation’s top teams. The women placed fourth overall and the men sixth on a sunny morning at Bull Run Park in Centreville, Va. No. 2 Georgetown placed first overall in the […]

“Crossfire” hits half-year mark

They are still doing it every night. Both partners are still interested and the kids are happy. The unprecedented marriage between CNN and GW is thriving. CNN’s “Crossfire” hosts have said “The George Washington University” more than 350 times to an international audience and more than 21,000 individuals have watched a live taping in the […]

Water polo frustrated at Princeton

An unbalanced offensive attack and poor fast-break defense caused the GW men’s water polo team to lose four matches this weekend at the North/South Invitational in Princeton, N.J, head coach Scott Reed said. The non-conference losses to Brown, Harvard and Iona universities dropped the Colonials (2-8) well below .500 heading into conference play. More than […]

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 […]