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.

Forchion’s career-high not enough in men’s basketball overtime loss

The GW men’s basketball team shot 53 percent from the field and saw a career-high 24 point-performance from sophomore Tamal Forchion but fell just short of its first conference road win Wednesday night at St. Bonaventure. The Colonials took the Bonnies into overtime but could not contain Marques Green, who scored 13 of St. Bonaventure’s […]

UPD officer assaulted; Purse snatchers nabbed in Marvin Center

UPD officer assaulted Metropolitan Police arrested a male student after he assaulted a University Police officer in the Aston Saturday night. At 1:30 a.m., UPD officers and EMeRG responded to a call that a male student was lying unconscious in a pool of vomit in a hallway, according to a UPD crime report. While EMeRG […]

Fertitta, Milsom lead baseball in 10-1 win

Seven different Colonial pitchers held local rival James Madison University scoreless for eight innings en route to a 10-1 victory in Newport News, Va. Tuesday. The dominant win was a confidence booster for the GW baseball team, which heads to No. 1 (Baseball America) Georgia Tech this weekend. “JMU is a perennial top 30 team […]

Mann wins all around in GW’s first home win

The GW gymnastics team posted its second-highest score of the season to beat local rival James Madison University 193.925-191.100 Wednesday night at the Smith Center. The score was the gymnasts’ second-straight high score, brining them one step closer to qualifying for regionals. Last week the team beat West Virginia University for the first time in […]

Column: Campaigns void of real issues

I stood outside the Marvin Center Friday night, watching the spectacle that is the kickoff to the Student Association elections. More than a hundred students hurriedly plastered the walls with posters while passers-by looked on in confusion. The event epitomized student politics at GW; the politicos (candidates and their friends) were so consumed with the […]

Bush outlines plan for post-Saddam Iraq

Posted 2:15p.m. Feb. 27 by Carolyn Polinsky U-WIRE Washington Bureau President Bush set out his vision of a “liberated Iraq” in a speech to the American Enterprise Institute on Wednesday night, saying that bringing about a postwar nation without Saddam Hussein would bring hope to the people of the Middle East region and set the […]

Staff Editorial: Level tuition off

The University Board of Trustees meets Friday to approve the administration’s proposed tuition increase, which is expected to be above the inflation rate at about four to five percent. Administrators will say that tuition hikes are needed to cover all the top-end amenities and services at GW, but a tuition increase, like any budgeted revenue, […]

International ANSWER travels from D.C. to NYC for protests

Posted 2:25p.m. Feb. 27 by Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau The headquarters of the International ANSWER coalition is in a dilapidated row house in a bad part of Washington, D.C. The sleet was just beginning to fall as the office opened, what was the beginning of the blizzard of 2003 — one of the largest […]

The tragic art of urban decay

Housed in a room with cream-colored walls, the Corcoran’s collection of photographs titled “Joseph Mills: Inner City” is a startling remembrance of an era not too distant. An era of events that have scarred many and a social climate that has become even more severe over the years. Joseph Mills seems to struggle with the […]