April 7, 2003

Volume 99, Issue 59

Stories from the April 7, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.


A high school group marches as part of D.C.’s annual cherry blossom parade down Constitution Avenue Saturday morning. The festival drew smaller numbers due to the war and fewer tourists visiting the city this year.

Music and martinis

Chick-Fil-A? Sushi? Burger King? Sometimes food at J Street just doesn’t cut it. While you may encounter the random singing frat boy at Taco Bell, to get the real deal, you must get off campus. Where do you go for singing and dining? Mimi’s American Bistro. Andy Shallal opened this Dupont Circle restaurant in 2000. […]

Housing number problems persist

Sophomores and juniors will reapply for housing lottery numbers starting Wednesday, officials announced Friday, in the latest development of what has become the 2003 housing debacle. While GW is currently reissuing rising-sophomore housing selection numbers after discovering a technical glitch, Housing Services noticed rising junior and senior numbers were not random last week and announced […]

Furry and fuzzy make the best friends

With housing selection coming up finding the perfect roommate has become a priority for many students. Someone who doesn’t take up too much space would be nice. And if they didn’t talk back or start fights, it would be a perfect match. Suddenly the sounds of soft purring or a friendly bark here and there […]

Colonial Varsity Roundup

Snow cancels baseball’s weekend series The GW baseball team’s battle with mother nature continued last weekend in Olean, N.Y., where the Colonials’ three-game series at St. Bonaventure was canceled because of a combination of snow and rain. The teams were scheduled to play a doubleheader Saturday afternoon but rain pushed the games to Sunday with […]

The big hunt

The housing lottery is just around the corner and upperclassmen who don’t feel like reliving freshmen year in HOVA are fleeing campus. Don’t put this off and get stuck living in Mitchell, start hunting for an apartment now. Sure, they might be further away than some residence halls on campus, but not much further than […]


CHICKS WITH STICKS Freshman Natalie Beck (l. center) battles a Georgetown player for the ball in the GW club field hockey’s 2-1 overtime loss at Mount Vernon field Saturday.

Corrections and Clarifications

Corrections The article “Court denies second appeal” (April 3, p. 1) incorrectly stated the Board of Zoning Adjustment’s order to house 70 percent of undergraduates, including all freshmen and sophomores, in campus residence halls has gone into effect. The order cannot go into effect unless two stays on the order are denied. One request for […]

Students groove with J5

Despite the headliner’s late arrival, which left hundreds of students waiting outside the Quad for 40 minutes, most students said they enjoyed the Program Board’s annual Spring Fling Sunday. Hip-hop group Jurassic 5 delivered music spiced with messages about war and freedom to a crowd of more than 1,000 students late in the sunny afternoon. […]

Latino GW students celebrate culture

About 250 students celebrated Latino culture in the Marvin Center Friday night as the recently renamed Organization of Latino American Students presented its fifth annual Noche de Cultura: Latino Odyssey. The event featured traditional cuisine, live performances, music and guest speaker Brent Wiles, national executive director of the League of United Latin American Citizens. The […]