November 4, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 28

Stories from the November 4, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Students help local children trick or treat

A combination of about 30 fairies, ninjas and princesses met at the Hippodrome Saturday morning to take part in Kidsfest, a Halloween-themed event pairing the GW community with local elementary school children. Kidsfest featured a carnival and trick-or-treating through student residence halls. The event was co-sponsored by the Residence Hall Association, Class Council and the […]

Staff editorial: Working for who?

In the Student Association opera-like saga of lies, deceit, theft, blackmail and slimy politicizing – which continues to unfold – it is obvious that several SA leaders are doing a deplorable job of representing students. They are instead engulfed in shameful small-time politics that waste SA time and resources and further portray the ineptitude of […]

Men’s soccer splits home weekend

The GW men’s soccer team rebounded from a three-game losing streak and kept its Atlantic 10 tournament hopes alive with a narrow victory over visiting Rhode Island Sunday. The win salvaged the weekend for the Colonials, who dropped Friday’s home contest with Massachusetts by one goal. The win kept GW (10-8, 6-4 A-10) in the […]

Around the Nation

Mail mix-up hinders James Madison U. student voting (U-WIRE) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – With the general election Tuesday, officials at James Madison University told nearly 150 students they are not eligible to vote. Fred Hilton, director of University Communications at JMU, said because of an administrative error, student registrations from a recent voter drive were postmarked […]

Women clinch first A-10 tourney berth in five years

The GW women’s soccer team clinched its first Atlantic 10 playoff berth in five years, shutting out Massachusetts 2-0 Friday to shore up the fourth and final spot in conference rankings. After winning Friday’s clincher, the women lost Sunday’s contest with Rhode Island, the team they will face in the first round of the tournament. […]

D.C. election day approaches

Republican mayoral candidate Carol Schwartz addressed the Foggy Bottom Association Monday, speaking on taxes, budgets and GW expansion. Mayor Anthony Williams was invited to the FBA meeting held at the Melrose Hotel but was unable to attend. Schwartz is a D.C. Councilmember running for mayor in her fourth election. “I wouldn’t have run four times […]

Water polo falls one short

The GW men’s water polo team fell one win short of extending its season this weekend, winning three out of its four games at the Southern Championships to finished fifth out of the tournament’s 12 teams. Since only the top four finishers at Southerns advance to next weekend’s Eastern Championships, the Colonials’ season ended in […]

SA officials resign

Two Student Association officials have resigned as an internal power struggle continues to shake GW’s student government. While leaders, including SA President Phil Robinson and Senate members, said they are ready to move past the internal squabble and address student issues, evidence continues to arise that implicates senior SA officials in questionable behavior. Senator Don […]

Freshmen shine in men’s basketball exhibition

Senior guard Chris Monroe led the men’s basketball team in scoring in all but five games last season but rarely saw more than one of his teammates score in double digits. In Sunday’s preseason opener, the All-American candidate finally got the help he had been waiting for. Five Colonials, including three freshmen, scored in double […]

Student campaigns for local candidate

When senior Joshua Balk woke up Tuesday morning, Sept. 10, the day of the Democratic primaries, he dressed in a worn T-shirt with a logo on the back reminding supporters to vote for his candidate. He had high hopes his seven-month grassroots campaign would afford him a new shirt proclaiming “A Victory for Van Hollen.” […]