October 24, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 25

Stories from the October 24, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Letter: Commend, don’t criticize

I was absolutely appalled to read the comment made by a student regarding professor Tom Nagy’s humanitarian mission (“Prof travels to Iraq,” Oct. 21, p.1). This so-called “highly partisan crusader who is trying to fill the minds of his students with blatant propaganda” is one of the few professors at this school that is so […]

Around campus

Students give back to community Students will have the chance to get involved in community service this weekend with “A Night to Give Back” Friday and “Make A Difference Day” Saturday. “A Night to Give Back” is set for 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Marvin Center. Activities include making peanut butter and jelly […]

Crime Log

Weapons Law Violation 10/18 Public space- 2:20 a.m. Case closed A UPD officer observed several males arguing outside Guthridge Hall. One of the individuals told the officer that another individual had a gun. A search of the individual produced a pellet gun. The individual was arrested for possession of a dangerous weapon. Subject arrested Drug […]

SA Notes

Complaints about the Mount Vernon shuttle and dining options on the Mount Vernon campus dominated discussion Tuesday at the Student Association’s second Town Hall meeting. More than 50 students attended the SA-student summit, due in part to the work of MVC residents Dan Foster and Kris Kopra, two new freshman senators, SA Executive Vice President […]

Greek briefs

Latino sorority hosts art exhibit The Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi sorority will host a Latin American Art Exhibit and business card exchange in honor of Hispanic Heritage month Thursday at 7 p.m. in Marvin Center 310. Celebrating their fifth anniversary, the sorority seeks to educate the community about cultural and political Latino issues. The […]

Mount Vernon athletic facility needs court repairs

GW is partially reconstructing the state-of-the-art Mount Vernon Campus tennis facility less than a year after it opened last spring, leaving the tennis teams possibly searching for another place to hold home meets this season. The facility will need major reconstruction due to recent complications in the cement, GW athletic officials said. Irregular bumps on […]

Veterans instill confidence

With no new freshmen recruits, the 2002-03 women’s basketball team does not have to waste its first two weeks of practice breaking down the mechanics of their offense and working out defensive strategies. They do, however, need all their returning players back on the court. As many as four players are not practicing at full […]

The Full Nelson:A beautiful mind.with complaints

I’ve always enjoyed the way thought patterns work. Our minds are concentrated on one thing, but if they wander for a split second, we end up thinking about something completely different in a matter of moments. Obviously this is most evident in class, where paying attention is half the battle, but it happens with things […]

Boat collision sends rowers to hospital

A collision spoiled the GW men’s crew team’s trip to Boston for the Head of the Charles last weekend. The collision with a Brown University women’s boat sent a GW rower and a Brown rower to the hospital and rendered both teams unable to compete. The men were set to compete in the 38-year-old regatta’s […]

Kalb report talks sniper

Journalists defended their coverage of the D.C.-area sniper shootings and denied any role in harming the investigation during a Kalb Report forum at the National Press Club Monday night. Moderator Marvin Kalb’s lead-in question asked journalists if they believed any of their reporting hindered the investigation. “I’m not sure that we know that.who’s to say […]