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.

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 […]

Bush commits to increasing minority home ownership

Posted 7:01 p.m. Oct. 15 by Patrick W. Higgins U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–President George W. Bush and other members of his administration pledged to increase the number of minority homeowners by 5.5 million people within the next decade at a day-long conference in Washington, D.C. Tuesday. “America is a great place,” Bush said, “and […]

The growing art of cheating

English professor James Brown has three things to say to his students about plagiarism. “First, they’ll get caught. Second, they’ll have to face themselves in the mirror every morning . third, if they are capable of doing killer research, why not get credit for it by placing quotation marks around the material and citing the […]

Law School improves quality

Awaiting an expanded home in Stuart and Lisner halls, the GW Law School improved upon its student and teaching quality this year after receiving a $1.5 million budget increase from the University. Considered among “top (University) priorities” by Vice President for Academic Affairs Donald Lehman, the school spent the bulk of the funds on four […]

GW students sue following arrest

Posted 12:01 a.m. Oct. 17 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON–Seven George Washington University students, many of them student journalists, filed a lawsuit against the city of Washington, D.C. on Monday after they were arrested during last month’s IMF and World Bank protests. The students are arguing that their Constitutional rights were violated […]