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.

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 […]

Greek Briefs

IFC elects new board The Interfraternity Council announced its board of directors for 2003. Norman Pentelovitch of Kappa Sigma will serve as president and John Costanza of Sigma Phi Epsilon is executive vice president. “I am very excited about the new board, I have very good people working with me,” Pentelovitch said. “(We hope) to […]

SA Notes

Meeting to be held at Mount Vernon In an effort to improve relations with those living on the Mount Vernon campus, next week’s Tuesday Senate meeting will be held at 9 p.m. in the Eckles Library lecture hall, a first for the Senate. Mount Vernon Dean Grey Baxter will attend the meeting. The Academic Affairs […]

Column: An idea for peace in the Middle East

I have an idea for breaking the current deadlock in the Middle East peace process. The centerpiece of this proposal is an immediate “rolling back” of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Here is the reasoning behind it. To begin, the settlements in the West Bank and Gaza Strip go against […]

2003 GW Gymnastics Preview

The five-time Atlantic 10 champion GW gymnastics team has a new face this season, but head coach Margie Foster-Cunningham says her youngsters will retain the same leadership and attitude that helped the Colonials dominate their conference for the past five years. “We’re a very young, young team,” Foster-Cunningham said, noting the lone senior and five […]

Column: Draft changes perspective on war

Iraq’s possession of biological and chemical weapons and its efforts to acquire nuclear weapons warrant a swift military response by the United States. Saddam Hussein is an evil megalomaniac who should be stopped at all costs. Although I hold these beliefs, I understand I will not be in the first wave of Marines that fight […]

D.C. Baseball: From Potomacs to Senators

On Sept. 30, 1971, the Washington Senators and New York Yankees played the last professional baseball game in the District of Columbia. Ahead of the Yankees 7-5 with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, the stage seemed to be set for a sweet swan song for the local nine. But the “Nats” fans […]