February 27, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 51

Stories from the February 27, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

BAR BELLE: Girls Gone Wild…part II

Where: Angles, 2339 18th St., NW Carded: Maybe Cover: None Dress: I just don’t know anymore You know when you revisit a childhood memory and learn that it’s not what it was at all? Like finding our Mr. Rogers is a pedophile or that Snuffy beat Big Bird. That’s how I felt last weekend when […]

Crime Log

Simple Assault 2/22 Marvin Center – 2:10 p.m. Open case Hippodrome staff called University Police after a fight broke out between two students. UPD arrived on the scene and found one individual was bleeding after being hit in the face. The individual indicated he was hit after refusing to give food to another student, who […]

Best of GW 2003

Thank you everyone for your participation! The results of The GW Hatchet’s Best of GW Survey are now posted! Congratulations to our Winners! Prize Winner First Prize: $50 gift certificate to Luigi’s Restaurant! Claire Buxton Second Prize: Lunch for 2 at La Prima! Nikola Otlans Third Prize: Night for 2 at Loews Cinemas, Georgetown! Rebecca […]

INTERVIEW: Clutch enough for March?

Last season the GW women’s basketball team was undefeated in conference play and riding a 15-game winning streak heading into its final regular season game. But a loss at Massachusetts followed by a first-round loss to Xavier in the Atlantic 10 tournament dashed any NCAA Tournament hopes. After accepting a bid to the WNIT, the […]

Around Campus

Provost named to Homeland Security panel The White House Homeland Security Panel appointed University Provost John “Skip” Williams to the federal Emergency Services, Law Enforcement and Public Health and Hospitals Senior Advisory Committee Friday. The panel, created by President George W. Bush in 2002, provides information from the U.S. emergency response community to the Homeland […]

Hart confident, Sobel expects tight race

Posted 6:00 p.m. 2/28 And then there were two. Junior Steve Sobel will face off with sophomore Kris Hart for the Student Association presidency next week after the two garnered the highest vote counts in a hotly contested eight-person race. Election officials announced the results at 5:15 a.m. Friday to candidates in the Hippodrome, who […]

Letters to the Editor

GW then and now I am a 23-year-old sophomore here at the University. I matriculated as a freshman at GW in the fall of 1997, left in the spring of 1998, then returned in the spring of 2002. Those four years gave this University a facelift – no, make that a complete body lift – […]

GW hosts federal transition

Lisner Auditorium played host to a ceremony Tuesday that marked the transition of several agencies to the newly created Homeland Security Department, a part of the largest reorganization of the federal government since World War II. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge was among two Cabinet members present as more than 200 federal agency representatives witnessed […]

Trustees approve 4.5 percent tuition increase

Posted 7:15 p.m. Feb. 28- The Board of Trustees approved a 4.5 increase in tuition and fees for next year Friday, bringing student bills to $29,072. Incoming students will pay $29,350, a 5.5 percent increase over last year. “Everyone always worries about tuition increases,” University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said after the meeting. “Nobody likes […]

Greek Briefs

Restauranteur to speak Delta Sigma Pi fraternity Delta Sigma Pi fraternity will host Zed Wondemu of Zed’s Ethiopian in Georgetown Thursday night to discuss the opportunities of working in the restaurant industry. She serves on the board of directors for the National Restaurant Association. All students are welcome to join Wondemu and The National Restaurant […]