May 19, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 2

Stories from the May 19, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Presidential election to focus on economy, terrorism

Posted May 21 6:00 p.m. by Elspeth A. Weingarten U-WIRE Washington Bureau Despite criticism that President Bush’s May Day landing on the USS Abraham Lincoln was a publicity stunt, experts say it was a logical way to kick off his reelection campaign. “His reelection campaign began the day he was elected,” said Forrest Maltzman, professor […]

GW awaits final freshman deposits

The University granted admission to 100 applicants from its waiting list this week as the admissions office is looking to enroll a freshman class of 2,400 students. The incoming freshman class will be GW’s second largest; the University enrolled 2,578 students in 2001. The admissions office received 2,350 deposits as of last week, and officials […]

UPD investigates phone code use

The University Police Department is currently investigating the source of a $1,500 telephone bill tied to unauthorized use of a University phone code. The Multicultural Student Services Center filed a report in April that one of its telephone codes had been used to make long distance calls. UPD’s examination of the case connected at least […]

WEB EXTRA: The Full Nelson: A Real Floppin’ Shame

Posted June 2 There is a new four-letter f-word ladies and gentlemen, and it’s ruining the NBA. While basketball players have been known for the traditional f-word, the new one is actually affecting what happens on the court, and I am floppin’ tired of it. Turn on a game during the playoffs, and all you […]

Governor offers advice to graduates, shares GW memories

Virginia Governor Mark Warner stressed the importance of perseverance, respect for others and taking the time to thank one’s parents in a conversational keynote address during Sunday’s Commencement on the Ellipse. Warner, a GW alumnus with a self-made fortune of $200 million, recalled memories from his time at GW in addition to sharing advice with […]

University cancels plan to purchase Gallery

GW opted out of an agreement last week to buy The Gallery, a luxury apartment building in Rosslyn, Va., forcing the University to find alternative housing for 97 students who had signed up to live there this fall. University officials said they did not receive enough interest in the building to go through with the […]