November 18, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 32

Stories from the November 18, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

DCD: Strolling through D.C.’s best garden

United States Botanic Gardens Nov. 9, 2002 2 p.m. As the weather in D.C. gets a little bit cooler with the onset of autumn, I wanted to find fun things to do around the city that are also located indoors. Thus began my journey to the Mall to visit the United States Botanic Gardens. Despite […]

Swimming and diving teams lose home meets

The GW swimming and diving teams lost a home meet to East Carolina University Saturday after the men’s swimming team lost to Navy at the Smith Center Thursday. The losses overshadowed strong individual performances by the Colonials, who entered these meets after a split with visiting La Salle last Monday. The women started Saturday’s meet […]

Restaraunt Review: i Ricchi

Looking like a tiny treasure in a glass display case, this rich Italian restaurant holds its own across the street from The Palm and next to The Melting Pot and Georgetown Seafood Company. i Ricchi’s simple elegance compliments its succulent and fresh gourmet dishes. The generously-filled breadbasket nearly makes appetizers unnecessary. Fresh foccacia topped with […]

Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity returns to GW

Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity officials said the organization is pursuing University recognition after re-colonizing at GW a little more than two weeks ago. While national fraternity officials said the group plans to send a letter to University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg regarding recognition this week, some GW Greek-letter officials said the group should slow its […]

Battle of the Sexes

Q: All my friends are going abroad except for me, which means that I’m getting all new roommates and that I’ll have no one I can depend on. I’m really scared about what next semester will be like – I really don’t want to start over, but what else can I do? -Miserable CHICK: Because […]

Residents cite GW Hospital violations

A group of Foggy Bottom residents reported that the GW Hospital is disturbing the community and violating zoning orders because it accepts deliveries to its 24th Street loading dock outside allowed times. The group of residents began compiling photos of the violations after being disturbed by noisy deliveries before 7 a.m. and after 6 p.m. […]

Blackford resigns amid scandal

After weeks of scandal involving fraudulent expense reports, J.P. Blackford, a nine-year veteran of the Student Association senate, resigned his seat, citing scheduling constraints and recent Senate turmoil. Blackford, formerly a graduate senator for the School of Engineering and Applied Science, submitted his resignation at 5 p.m. Sunday, four hours before the scheduled release of […]

Hourly rental cars ease city driving woes

The face of urban transportation is changing, with several companies offering revolutionary new options for car rental that are both economical and environmentally friendly. Robin Chase, CEO of Zipcar Inc., a company that rents automobiles by the hour in major cities across the country, spoke at the GW School of Business and Public Management’s Hoffman […]

Around D.C.

Students remember stabbing victim Hundreds of friends, family and mourners gathered to remember a slain University of Maryland sophomore Friday, the Diamondback, Maryland’s student newspaper, reported. Brandon James Malstrom, 20, died last Sunday after being stabbed after a party near the school’s campus. The Diamondback reported the stabbing resulted from a fight over a cell […]

Around Campus

SJT proposes trimester system University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg discussed the benefits of a “trimester system” that could improve the financial status and efficiency of the University in an address to a faculty assembly last Monday. Trachtenberg called for a working group of faculty, staff, trustees and students to study the implications of the trimester […]