February 24, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 50

Stories from the February 24, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

A capital time at the Capitol

www.capitolhearings.org Have you ever wondered who those people on CNN are (and no, I don’t mean James Carville or Tucker Carlson)? Well, chances are, you voted for them in the last election. Instead of watching them on the television screens in the Media and Public Affairs building, I decided it was time to see our […]

Students celebrate engineer’s week

GW concluded National Engineers Week with a sold-out ball Friday night at the Washington Marriott, raising $1,500 for student engineering activities. The annual week of events is celebrated around George Washington’s birthday because the University namesake was a military engineer. Other events throughout the week included a circuit design contest and a three-legged stair race, […]

Battle of the sexes

Q: Things have been getting more intimate with a new boyfriend of mine and recently he started asking about my past love life. I tried to change the subject whenever he would bring it up, but this only made him more curious. Finally, when he insisted that whatever I’d done wouldn’t matter to him, he […]

COLUMN: War should be last option

Posted 7:50 p.m. Feb. 25 by Melissa Kronfeld U-WIRE Washington Bureau On an America Online-sponsored international survey, users around the world could vote whether or not they think America is acting as an aggressor in announcing their intentions to go to war with Iraq. The top three nations that believe America is an aggressor and […]

The Provisions cookbook

Who doesn’t love J Street? The fresh food (my favorite is the Marvelous Market sandwiches that have been wrapped up for at least a month or so), the range of healthy choices (from Burger King to Chick-Fil-A to Taco Bell) and the prompt, friendly service are always a plus. But all the same, sometimes it’s […]

U.S. introduces stiff new resolution

Posted 8:00 p.m. Feb. 25 by Carolyn Polinsky U-WIRE Washington Bureau The United States, Britain and Spain submitted a joint resolution to the United Nations Security Council Monday, declaring that Iraq is not disarming as required by the governing body’s vote last fall. The new resolution says that Iraq is in violation of Resolution 1441, […]

Letters to the Editor

Give peace a chance The Hatchet editorial staff is absolutely correct in throwing aside the Bush administration’s claims of connections between Iraq and al Qaeda, and in simply stating, “Iraq is not the ‘immediate’ threat the administration makes it seem” (“Undermining a just cause,” Feb. 20, p.4). While cooperation from Saddam Hussein must be demanded, […]

Conden, Walter reach milestones in win

Senior Greg Conden pitched through strep throat Saturday to record his 30th career win, tying the GW record for career victories. Head Coach Tom Walter also recorded his 200th career win in the GW baseball team’s 3-2 victory over Sacred Hart University in Newport News, Va. Friday and Sunday’s scheduled games were both canceled due […]

Women clinch division title

The GW women’s basketball team clinched the Atlantic 10 West division title and secured the top seed in the A-10 Tournament Sunday afternoon with a 70-63 win over La Salle in Philadelphia. A-10 Player of the Week Cathy Joens led GW with 23 points, including five three-pointers, one of which put her team up by […]