October 7, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 20

Stories from the October 7, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Late Duquesne goal stuns GW

Tied 2-2 with one minute remaining, Sunday’s men’s soccer game looked like it was headed for overtime until Dan Hartung’s last-minute goal stunned the GW men’s soccer team and allowed Duquesne to escape with a 3-2 home victory. The Dukes (6-1-3, 1-0-1 Atlantic 10) earned their first conference win while the Colonials (4-6, 2-0 A-10) […]

Student-athlete grad rate down

Despite having the best academic reputation in the Atlantic 10, GW is among the worst schools in the conference at retaining and graduating student-athletes. U.S. News & World Report ranks GW higher than any other A-10 school in academics, but about 40 percent of freshman student-athletes do not play all four years and graduate from […]

University comes under criticsm for censorship

Posted 5:59 p.m. Oct. 9 by Melissa Kronfeld U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–A coalition of 25 state and national media groups in addition to other First Amendment rights advocates, including the Student Press Law Center and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will defend the right to free press for college newspaper publications later this […]

Upcoming Games

Monday -no games scheduled Tuesday -Volleyball vs. Georgetown 7 p.m. Wednesday -Men’s water polo vs. Johns Hopkins 7 p.m.

Students participate in AIDS walk

The 16th Annual AIDS Walk Washington raised $1.2 million Saturday for the Walker Whitman Clinic. GW was well represented in a sea of thousands that gathered at Freedom Plaza. GW students and others from the D.C. area walked the five miles past national monuments. “The GWU Physician Assistant Program, with a group of eleven registered […]

Preview: Election Day 2002

Posted 6:02 p.m. Oct. 9 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–With election day less than a month away, both Democrats and Republicans are putting all of their energy in the congressional midterm elections which could prove to be crucial in the direction of U.S. public policy in the next two years. Democrats control […]


J Street employees stripped off their uniforms Thursday morning to reveal their Local 25 union T-shirts. The workers voted on Wednesday to strike if Aramark does not meet their demands.

STD rate rises

Student Health Services officials said they are concerned about an increase in reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases among undergraduate students. Cases of STDs reported to Student Health Services are up from single digit totals in the mid-90’s to 10 in 2001. While Student Health Director Isabel Goldenberg said the office has seen nine cases […]

Report says higher education too expensive nationwide

Posted 7:35 p.m. Oct. 9 by Bernard Pollack U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Higher Education is simply too expensive in most states, according to a new series of rankings that offers states’ report cards released by the nonpartisan National Center for Public Policy. The report, Measuring Up 2002 accuses high schools across the nation […]

Resisting the temptation to buy junk food

Harris Teeter Market Monday, Sept. 23 4 p.m. I survived my trip to the supermarket. It does not sound like an amazing feat, but for me a trip to the grocery store is like going to Temptation Island – one woman on a diet trying to be broken up by hundreds of savory baked goods, […]