January 16, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 39

Stories from the January 16, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Around Campus

Webmail looks for new name Information Systems and Services is asking students, faculty and staff to choose a new name for the GW e-mail system. Webmail, GW’s current system, will be replaced throughout the spring semester and should be finished by the end of the school year. Entries can be made until Jan. 20 by […]

Death Row is not a nice place, seriously…

“If government can’t do it right, it shouldn’t do it at all,” says actor Brian Dennahy regarding capital punishment. Dennahy (Cocoon, Gorky Park) is just one of the many big league entertainers taking a volunteer part in the D.C. production of “The Exonerated.” This theatrical experience brings the horror stories of our capital punishment system […]

Crime Report

Forgery/Counterfeit 1/2/03- Medical Faculty Associates Garage Case open Parking services contacted UPD after a counterfeit $100 bill was found in a cash register. The note was handed over to U.S. Secret Service. Referred to U.S. Secret Service Sexual Assault 12/14/02- Off Campus Case open A female student reported being sexually assaulted in an undisclosed location […]

Its art. It’s free. It’s really, really close

Many come to GW for its location in the middle of the American political arena. But politics is not the only activity going on in GW’s neighborhood. Art is a alive and well in the community, specifically at the MacFeeley Gallery just steps away on 20th and I streets. The Arts Club of Washington at […]

Loss of Miller to limit men’s basketball’s depth

Last year, the GW men’s basketball season was marked by a streak. This Saturday, the Colonials look to end one. Nearly a year after last season’s 10-ga me losing streak began, the Colonials (6-7, 0-2 Atlantic 10) will try to put a quick end to their season-high three-game losing streak when Dayton (10-3, 2-0 A-10) […]

GW touts printing fees

University officials call the semester-old printing fee in most campus computer labs “a success” so far in combating wasted paper and toner. The Center for Academic Technologies saw almost 200,000 fewer pages printed compared to last fall, and Gelman Library has also significantly cut down its pages printed. Officials said the University currently plans to […]

MPD looks for G Street thief

Metropolitan Police are investigating a rash of burglaries in offices in GW buildings on G Street between 20th and 21st streets. The first two burglaries occurred Dec. 9, 2002, when faculty offices in Stuart Hall and the Law School’s Clinics Building were forcibly broken into, according to a University Police Department crime report. Among the […]

MLK event planned

A partnership between the Office of Community Service and the D.C. Public Housing Authority will give 200 GW students the chance to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday by making a contribution to the city community. Students from 12 different student organizations will travel to the Knox Hill Senior Center in Southeast D.C. to […]

Joens bounces back to lift women over Fordham

Cathy Joens came off the bench for the first time in the 2002-2003 regular season Wednesday night and put an emphatic end to her recent slump. After shooting just 8-for-30 from the field in GW’s last three games combined, the red-shirt senior bounced back with a career-high 35 points in a 72-59 win over Fordham […]