June 9, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 3

Stories from the June 9, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Academic calendar committee releases final report

The taskforce created to explore a new academic calendar submitted its final report to top administrators last week, which will be posted on the GWeb site on Wednesday. The committee was originally slated to release its report in early May, but pushed back the date to allow for further investigation. The report enumerates the pros […]

Surfs up, so pack it up and hit the road

It’s a Friday afternoon around 3:30 p.m. You are sitting in a tiny, overheated and drab cubicle at your unpaid internship, checking your e-mail for what seems like the hundredth time and counting down the minutes until 5 p.m. You will then walk to the nearest Metro stop in the blazing heat, or pouring rain, […]

24-hour food, 24/7 disputes

Now that the geography department has moved out of Quigley’s on 21st and G streets, students are salivating over the possibility of a 24-hour eatery sometime in the future. GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg has said in previous interviews that he envisions a 24-hour food venue there, but no solid plans have been developed. While […]

Letters to the Editor

Not so illogical The Hatchet’s prior reporting on GW’s zoning problems has been sophisticated and knowledgeable. Your staff editorial “An Illogical Lawsuit” (May 12, p. 6), however, misses the logic of Dr. Kreuzer’s lawsuit against GW and its Superdorm. Dr. Kreuzer moved to 600 23rd St. in 1974 when his block (known as Square 43) […]

The Full Nelson: Decision make lots (and lots) of cents

On ABC’s Sunday morning panel show This Week, panelist George Will quoted Charles de Gaulle in saying, “Nations do not have permanent allies or permanent enemies. Nations have permanent interests.” Replace the word “nations” with “universities,” and you can easily understand the current situation with the Atlantic Coast Conference invading the Big East. While talk […]

Colonials Varsity Round-up

Atlantic 10 restructures championship tournaments The Atlantic 10 concluded its annual meetings in Amelia Island, Fla. last month by making changes to the locations and formats of the league championships in men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer and baseball. In 2004, the A-10 Men’s Basketball Tournament will be held at Dayton. But unlike […]

Conference moves expected this week

The three Big East schools invited to join the Atlantic Coast Conference are reportedly on the verge of making a move that could indirectly affect GW and the Atlantic 10. Five Big East schools filed a lawsuit against the University of Miami and Boston College Friday as a last-ditch attempt to prevent the two from […]

Around D.C.

D.C. to add new shuttle service A new shuttle bus system designed to make traveling easier in downtown Washington could be hitting the streets as early as next year. The system, dubbed the “Circulator,” would feature 86 buses running every five minutes between Union Station and Georgetown, and from the new Convention Center to the […]

GW interest remains high

GW officials said they are not concerned with a recent trend of high school students declining admission to private universities to enroll at more affordable state institutions. According to a May Wall Street Journal report, “a number of schools, particularly private colleges just below the top tier, are having to scramble to fill their freshman […]

A glance inside the Tomb

The notorious and devastatingly sexy Angelina Jolie is back for another go as the adventurous Lara Croft in the second “Tomb Raider” movie – “The Cradle of Life” – this summer. While Jolie’s charm seems to have people either enthralled with passion or a bit frightened at her eccentricities, I can assure you that the […]