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.

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 […]

Baseball likely to make D.C. wait another year

The chances of the Montreal Expos relocating to D.C. seem better than ever as the 2003 baseball season winds down, but the chances of that happening for the 2004 season are becoming more minuscule by the day. The District’s two chief rivals for the Expos, northern Virginia and Portland, Ore., both suffered huge setbacks this […]

Freshmen move in to cramped quarters

When transfer student Gaurav Laroia moved into GW last week he expected a dormitory like the lavish New Hall and City Hall that grace the pages of GW publications. Instead, he was assigned to a newly converted Fulbright Hall quad. “At our first floor meeting with our CFs, a bunch of people were talking about […]

Battle of the Sexes

Q: One of my friends is my roommate this year, and because neither of us had a television or could afford one separately, we decided to buy one together. She offered to pick up this TV we found online for $350 because she lives in a nearby state and has a car, so I sent […]