September 2, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 7

Stories from the September 2, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Column: Administration hard at work over the summer

Whether you spent your summer chasing your dreams as an intern somewhere in the “real world” or chasing some action at the local beer joint, you’d probably be pleased to know that everybody’s favorite University president wasn’t spending his summer break reading Anthropology Monthly and expanding his ever-growing bow tie collection. As evidenced by his […]

Laptops stolen from bookstore

The GW Bookstore will continue to sell computers after six pre-paid laptops costing $18,000 were stolen from the store last month. Pat Lee, manager of the bookstore, said students can still buy computers and computer products at the software desk located on the store’s first floor. Lee said the students whose laptops were stolen could […]

Letters to the Editor

Transparency a god I fear that the student body may be misled by Student Association Senator Asher Corson’s recent letter to the editor (“Bring transparency to SA,” Aug. 25, p. 7). Corson’s letter would have students believe that our student government proceedings are cloaked in secrecy, that decisions on major student issues are decided in […]

Study Abroad programs return to East Asia

Several GW-affiliated study abroad programs are once again operating in East Asia after international health officials lifted a SARS-related travel advisory for the region. Although no programs have been canceled for the fall semester, program officials reported a significant decline in enrollment, as students wary of traveling to the area have canceled or postponed their […]

Talks fail in discrimination suit

The University failed to strike a deal with an employee that claims she was discriminated against because she is gay, paving the way for a spring trial. Kami Groom, an information systems coordinator in GW’s Information Systems and Services department, said her supervisor, ISS Assistant Director Mark Harris, repeatedly harassed her after discovering her sexual […]

Volleyball wins GMU invitational

The GW volleyball team made its season debut a successful one this weekend, winning all three of its matches to finish as the only undefeated team at George Mason’s Patriot Invitational. The Colonials used superior depth to beat Fairfield University 3-0 on Saturday after defeating the University of Cincinnati 3-1 and George Mason 3-2 on […]

GW in brief

Alpha Phi townhouse floods Members of the Alpha Phi sorority said the basement of their townhouse flooded early last week during a rainstorm. The Alpha Phi townhouse is one of eight new Greek-letter houses that opened on campus this fall. Alpha Phi President Kelsey Anderson said there was a puddle in the basement about a […]

Warner leads GW women in shutout

Senior Kim Warner picked up right where she left off in 2002 Sunday, leading the GW women’s soccer team to a 4-0 win at the University of Toledo. Last year’s Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Year scored two goals to complement a shutout effort by the Colonial defense. Also encouraging for GW were the […]

Campus Calendar

Tuesday Tickets available to see U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell speak Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lisner Auditorium box office Sponsored by GW Welcome Week Barbecue Luau Noon to 4 p.m. Mount Vernon Quad Sponsored by the Student Association Student Involvement Fair 5 to 7 p.m. Mount Vernon Quad Sponsored by the Student […]