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.

Student to be campus voice

Senior Josh Singer is taking the lessons he has learned at GW and putting them to use in the local community. The former Student Association executive vice president is running for the Advisory Neighborhood Commission, a local governing board. Singer, majoring in criminal justice and psychology, is the only student seeking one of six commissioner […]

Financial aid office looks for reform

University financial aid officials are requesting that the government include cost of living in the “expected family contribution” criteria for students applying for federal financial aid. Financial Aid Director Daniel Small said the current system should be altered to give greater weight to regional cost of living differences in calculating students’ financial aid packages. The […]

Around DC

Evangelical Christian and Jewish groups join to support Israel Israeli and American flags were held together with umbrellas on the Ellipse for two hours Friday, as evangelical Christians and Jews gathered to show support for Israel. “We’re here to show our solidarity with Israel and the Jews,” Levin Leal of Garfield, N.J. said. An organizer […]

FMLA rallies against rape

Although many students consider rape exclusively a women’s issue, the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance’s Take Back the Night event Thursday brought men and women together to fight sexual assault. The program, which drew more than 50 survivors and supporters, included speeches from community leaders and counselors, personal memoirs from survivors, a candlelight vigil on Kogan […]

Around the Nation

Drug diminishes effects of drinking alcohol (U-WIRE) GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Late nights at bars may no longer result in mysteriously scribbled phone numbers, hangover headaches and actions people might regret. The pharmaceutical company A.D. Pharma Inc. in Satellite Beach announced last week it is distributing a revolutionary herbal drug, Notox, designed to reduce the negative […]

CBS veteran speaks at GW

Richard C. Hottelet spent 14 months in a German prison, witnessed the D-Day invasion firsthand and dove out of the path of a crashing plane, all before his four decade career at CBS radio began. More than 150 people gathered in the School of Media and Public Affairs building Thursday evening to hear GW Vice […]

Volleyball splits weekend road matches

GW head coach Jojit Coronel said he was looking forward to an easier time against Duquesne this weekend after tough losses to conference powerhouse Temple and local rival Georgetown, but the hosting Dukes overtook the women’s volleyball team 3-1 for their first win of the season Saturday. The Colonials (11-9, 2-3 Atlantic 10) dropped below […]

Around Campus

MVC dedicates campus additions About 30 students, faculty and alumni gathered Friday for the dedication of the Dorothy Williamson Clock Tower and Sally Hurlbut Tennis Court on the Mount Vernon Campus. University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Mount Vernon Executive Dean Grae Baxter and junior Logan Graham spoke at the dedication. The tower and tennis courts […]

Men runners place 10th, women 11th at Penn. State

The men’s and women’s cross country teams came home from State College, Pa. with well-earned 10th and 11th place finishes in the Penn State National this weekend, a competition that hosted clubs as well as colleges, giving the team valuable experience for next month’s Atlantic 10 championships. The men competed against 16 other teams at […]

Women score once, lose twice on road

Freshman goalkeeper Kelly Paolucci made a combined 19 saves in two games for the women’s soccer team this weekend. But her efforts and a strong defense could not make up for a lacking offense that combined for only one goal. The team fell to Xavier 2-1 Sunday after losing to Dayton Friday. The Colonials, coming […]