March 27, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 56

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

Burglars strike Rice Hall over break

Metropolitan and University police are investigating a series of burglaries of administrative offices on campus. On March 19, eight offices in Rice Hall were broken into, according to a UPD crime report. UPD Chief Dolores Stafford said offices on the second, third, fifth, sixth and eighth floors were burglarized. She said while intruders entered several […]

Muslims request zero tolerance

Muslim students urged University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg to adopt a statement reiterating GW’s zero tolerance policy toward hate crimes against Muslims at an emergency Muslim Students’ Association town hall meeting Tuesday night. About 50 students attended the event in the Marvin Center Amphitheater to hear University officials and Muslim activists discuss issues confronting Muslim […]

Colonials Varsity Roundup

Golf team opens spring season The GW golf team finished 16th out of 19 teams at the William and Mary Invitational in Williamsburg, Va., in the Colonials’ second match of the spring season Sunday and Monday. Freshmen Brian Carroll and Dan Mirabella paced GW with scores of 228 and 230, respectively. Carroll finished in a […]

Rams snap GW baseball’s 11-game win streak

The GW baseball team was coasting 11-game winning streak after an undefeated spring break, but a loss to Rhode Island Saturday snapped the Colonials’ early season run. And with a second loss to the Rams Monday, a loss to Delaware State Tuesday and a postponement that spoiled the Colonials’ 5-1 lead at Navy Wednesday, the […]

Xavier ends men’s basketball season

DAYTON, Ohio, March 13 – The GW men’s basketball team played well enough to beat some of the nation’s top teams this season, yet often came just short of actually doing so. Perhaps it was only fitting, then, that the Colonials ended their 2002-03 campaign with the same recurring theme. After trailing No. 10 (Associated […]

D.C. continues bid for a Major League Baseball team

The process of relocating the Montreal Expos continued last Thursday as the three areas vying for the franchise sent delegations to meet with Major League Baseball’s relocation committee. Representatives from D.C., Portland, Ore., and northern Virginia gave presentations on the economic capacity of their respective areas to become the Expos’ new home in 2004. Topics […]

Colonial Women’s basketball ousted in second round of Big Dance

Norman, Okla. – The GW women’s basketball team’s trip back to the NCAA tournament handed the No. 7 Colonials two early obstacles. They conquered the first task, beating the Mideast Region’s 10th seed University of Oklahoma on the Sooners’ home court. But the second, beating the team that snapped Connecticut’s record 70-game winning streak, proved […]

Students, faculty discuss war with Iraq

Students returning from spring break became fully engaged in debate over the justification, coverage and future of the war in Iraq this week. Most students said they have constantly been tuning into the news, while others said war coverage has taken over the airwaves and they have decreased their television watching. Professors said they have […]

GW to reissue housing numbers, eyes luxury apartments in Virginia

As GW closes in on a northern Virginia housing option for next year, students faced major technical difficulties when receiving housing lottery numbers this week. The University plans to allow rising sophomores to reapply for new Intent to Return numbers next week after a programming flaw caused freshmen to only receive the upper portion of […]

GW recommends students take precautions during higher alert

University security officials are advising students to take extra precautions, including informing roommates of their whereabouts and acquiring a battery-powered radio, in light of the federal government’s decision last week to push the national security alert level to orange. A GW security alert distributed to residence halls and posted on the University’s Campus Advisory Web […]