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.

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, […]

Ceremony honors Chinese National Day

Traditional Chinese dances, a colorful fashion show and diplomat speeches highlighted a celebration of the 53rd annual Chinese National Day and the Mid-Autumn Festival at the Marvin Center Saturday. The Chinese Students and Scholars Association sponsored the event. About 400 people, including students, alumni and families, attended the event, which was co-hosted by the CSSAs […]

Battle of the sexes

Q: How do I act toward my roommate from last year (whom I hate) when I see her this year for the first time? I have no interest in pretending to like her, but I feel like if I totally ignore her and avoid her then I will be even more of a bitch. -Not […]

Around the Nation

Stanford targeted for ‘anti-Israel bias’ (U-WIRE) Stanford, Calif. – Stanford University is among 18 universities targeted for “anti-Israel bias” by a watchdog organization that academics perceive as a threat to freedom of expression. The goal of the new organization, called Campus Watch, is “to improve Middle Eastern studies in North America” by targeting “anti-Israel and […]