October 14, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 22

Stories from the October 14, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Men take two at Mount Vernon

The GW men’s soccer team broke a three-game losing streak with a strong defensive stand this weekend, allowing only one goal in its two wins over Dayton and Xavier. Senior forward Matt Osborne led the offensive attack with four of the team’s seven goals during the weekend. Junior goalkeeper Eric Lund anchored the defense with […]

Sniper may have struck again

Posted 11:00 p.m. Oct. 14 (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Police in Fairfax County Virginia said tonight that it “is too early to tell” if there is a correlation between the shooting death of a woman Monday night outside of a Home Depot store in Falls Church, Virginia and the recent sniper attacks around the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. […]

WEB EXTRA: Hall of Famer speaks at National Geographic

Recent Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Ozzie Smith headlined a lecture and book signing Monday night at National Geographic headquarters at 16th and M streets. Hall of Fame President Dale Petroskey joined Smith to discuss “Baseball as America: Seeing Ourselves Through Our National Game,” a new book which chronicles the social history of baseball. Addressing […]

D.C. sniper shoots 11th victim

Posted 6:58 p.m. Oct. 15 by Bernadette Simpao U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – The fatal shooting of an Arlington, Va., woman Monday night has been “conclusively linked” to the series of sniper shootings that have claimed nine lives and injured two others in the Washington, D.C., area since Oct. 2, Fairfax County Police Chief […]


A family enjoys a ride around the Mount Vernon Campus as part of Octoberfest Saturday. It was a family-oriented event that involved pumpkin painting and carving, along with many other activities.

Food for thought

Have left over veggies from making a salad, fajitas, or another dish? A stir-fry is a great idea. This quick and easy recipe is perfect for after class or right before going out. Another plus of this recipe is that it takes advantage of vegetables that may be going bad. If a large assortment of […]

U-Wire Archive – Fall 2002

Voting system to receive upgrade <!– –> Posted 8:37 p.m. Oct 10 (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Lawmakers approved legislation granting $3.9 billion to states to improve and upgrade current voting systems last week. The election overhaul bill, H.R. 3295 would help states replace punch-card voting systems, improve voter registration methods and make polling booth accessible to the disabled. […]

A convenience store without a clerk

Adams Morgan Saturday, Sept 28 12:30 a.m. Eggs and condoms sold right next to each other in the same vending machine. Was I seeing straight? For the first time in my college career, I walked down the main strip in Adams Morgan completely sober. My sister and I were spending quality time during her last […]

Battle of the sexes

Q: Ever since high school, all my friends have always had boyfriends. I was always the “friend” and never the potential girlfriend. This problem seemed to carry over into college life, as guys always seem to see me as the “friend,” and many of my friends are constantly involved with someone. I’m OK with being […]