August 25, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 6

Stories from the August 25, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Splitting Hairs: Students to shave hair for charity

On January 19, 2003, five barbers gathered at the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet in North Yorkshire, UK and established a world record. The quintet shaved 228 heads in four hours, setting the current world record for Most Heads Shaved in Four Hours. GW student organization Buzzing for Change is planning to beat the current record […]

SBPM construction remains on hold

GW will need to secure a final building permit before it can decide whether to break ground on a new business school facility, University officials said Wednesday. Last month, a District court gave the University the green light to start construction when it temporarily lifted a city-imposed moratorium on the construction of non-residential buildings. University […]

Cafe Asia: New location, same great taste

Caf? Asia 1720 I Street, NW Washington, DC 20006 (202) 659-2696 http://www.cafeasia.com The mourning period is over. All of you who have been lost since Caf? Asia closed its doors at its 19th Street location now have a reason to celebrate-a new and closer one has opened. Since the Caf? Asia in Rosslyn is too […]

Budget crunch prompts spending cuts

GW shaved $6 million from its academic and administrative budget for the coming year and delayed faculty and staff pay raises to accommodate a drop in the University’s endowment and the weak economy. Cuts include an off-campus housing Web site and admissions materials among other items, as administrators attempted to slash programs which did not […]

University alters MC eating options

J Street Students can grab a Subway sandwich at J Street when they return to campus this week, one of several dining changes for the fall. The sandwich and salad shop will be located in the area formerly used for Bene Pasta and Malaysia Kopitam, both of which will be relocated. The Mitchell Hall Subway […]

Battle of the Sexes

Q. My boyfriend and I weren’t able to see much of each other this summer because we live on opposite sides of the country. Most of his friends weren’t around this summer either, and he ended up hanging out a lot with this girl he had kind of dated last summer – before we were […]

City opposes proposed 14-story F Street hall

Federal officials are concerned about initial plans for a new on-campus residence hall, saying the proposed structure’s height will upset the “aesthetic quality” of the neighborhood. The U.S. Commission on Fine Arts, an independent agency that determines how new structures will affect the District’s appearance, said GW might have to go back to the drawing […]

Bar Belle: The trek to Toledo Lounge

Toledo Lounge 2435 18th St. NW Adams Morgan Price: no cover Carded: at the table Dress code: casual Specials: $2 drafts during Happy Hour from 6-9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, plus food specials. On the walls: Dorm room meets garage sale. “Are we there yet?” grumbled one of my friends as we made our way […]

Ruling favors Ivory Towers

GW officials breathed a sigh of relief earlier this month when a D.C. Superior Court judge threw out a motion to halt construction of the Ivory Towers residence hall. Administrators said they are now confident that the path is clear for completion of the 729-bed facility by next fall. At issue is a suit by […]