November 25, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 34

Stories from the November 25, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Raas Chaos rocks Lisner

More than 1,000 students and friends cheered and clapped for their favorite South Asian performance teams at the second annual “Raas Chaos” competition in Lisner Auditorium Saturday night. Tufts, with the only all-female group in competition, grabbed the $1,250 grand prize at the end of the night. Georgetown came in second, bringing home $750. Only […]

Around Campus

Fire,flood cause City Hall damage Residents of City Hall evacuated at about 3 a.m. Saturday after a grease fire broke out in room 1217. Sprinklers went off in the hall following the fire and water leaked into several rooms from the 12th to the ninth floors. Officials cleaned out the room with “wet vacuums” and […]

Movie theater to open near campus

Students will be able to walk to D.C.’s most “state-of-the-art” movie theater with the scheduled opening of a 3,000-seat Loews Theater in Georgetown this week. The theater, scheduled to open Friday, was supposed to open earlier this month but was delayed because of construction problems. “I think that having a theater so close to campus […]

Around DC

Students deliver subpoenas to Ashcroft Activists representing students at more than 300 college campuses delivered more than 1,000 subpoenas to Attorney General John Ashcroft Wednesday, calling for more transparency in law enforcement. The delivery was part of the “First Monday” campaign, alleging the erosion of civil liberties since September 11. “We are very concerned about […]

Around the Nation

Test history now reported with MCAT U-WIRE) DURHAM, N.C. – The medical school admissions pressure cooker, known as the MCAT, just got a whole lot hotter. Among the changes approved for 2003, the most significant is that medical schools will now receive an applicant’s entire testing history – not just the highest score – when […]

NFL comes to GW

Without a tackle football team of their own, students do not mention GW and the NFL in the same sentence too often. But because of GW’s intramural flag football league, all that has changed. Saturday marked the first NFL College Flag Football Championship Bash, held at the Mount Vernon field. The bash concluded the first […]

Pops starts strong as GW wins Red Auerbach Classic

Freshman Pops Mensah-Bonsu was told before Saturday’s championship game of the Red Auerbach Colonial Classic that he would get the first start of his collegiate career, but nobody told him he was supposed to play like it. The 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward started at center and recorded career highs with 24 points and seven rebounds to […]

Dedicated neighbor

Fifty-year Foggy Bottom resident Lucille Molinelli lived with her husband and baby daughter in what is now Thurston Hall for 15 years. This past June, Molinelli proudly accepted the first ever Olga Corey Award for enhancing the quality of life in Foggy Bottom. Molinelli said she strives to keep “the neighborhood a desired place to […]