Some District students said they are opposed to a Congressional bill that would reinstate a nearly universal military draft. Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY) introduced the legislation earlier this month as part of an effort to ensure a “shared sacrifice” among Americans in the event of a war. The bill, HR 163, would require all male […]
January 27, 2003
Volume 99, Issue 42
Stories from the January 27, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.
University officials said a food venue will most likely replace the Marvin Center Post Office when it closes its doors at the end of the spring semester. Officials said they will consider students’ ideas from an online survey and focus groups conducted throughout the semester. “We hope to identify one or two high quality options […]
The Colonials led Massachusetts by as many as eight points in the second half Saturday while senior Chris Monroe became just the second player in GW history to score 2,000 career points, but the GW men’s basketball team still found a way to lose. GW (6-10, 0-5 Atlantic 10) mustered only one field goal in […]
A “severe hardware failure” crippled the University’s Webmail system this weekend, preventing faculty, staff and students from accessing their University e-mail accounts. Technicians had not rectified the problem as of press time Sunday. University officials expect Webmail to be up and running Monday morning. The GW Virtual Helpdesk reported that a “catastrophic failure of the […]
The GW gymnastics team turned in its highest score of the season Friday but has yet to win its first meet as the Colonials took third place at N.C. State. Junior co-captain Rachel Mann was a bright spot for GW, taking first place finishes in the all around and the floor exercise. Junior co-captain Lindsay […]
Experience triumphed over youth Sunday as GW dominated its last non-conference game, beating visiting University of Florida 74-55 for its eight-straight win. With their victory over St. Joe’s Thursday, the Colonials remain the only undefeated team in the Atlantic 10, while the Gators remain winless in their Southeastern conference. Florida started five freshmen and GW […]
Freshman Maggie Moss led the GW women’s swimming team to a 145.5-132.5 victory over Massachusetts Saturday, taking first place in three events. With the win, the women evened their record to 4-4. Moss, the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week, won the 100-yard backstroke (0:58.21), the 200-yard individual medley (2:10.84) and the 200-yard backstroke (0:58.21). […]
Anne Lipsitz talks to actor John Spencer, who plays Leo McGarry on “The West Wing.” The show was filming scenes in D.C. for upcoming episodes this weekend.
Posted 9:24 p.m. Jan. 27 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE Washington Bureau As Democratic opposition grows and new polls come out showing a drop in the president’s approval ratings, President Bush is preparing to deliver his second State of the Union Address to Congress and the American people Tuesday evening. He is expected to try to […]
As the possibility of military action in Iraq appears more likely, many Reserve Officer Training Corps students say they are struggling with their own battle on campus – to win the respect of their civilian peers. Some students who participate in ROTC say their civilian classmates misunderstand their motives for joining the military. More than […]