September 8, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 9

Stories from the September 8, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Officials plan to replace two HWC courts

The University must replace the third- and fourth-floor basketball courts in the Lerner Health and Wellness Center, after a soccer ball set off the sprinkler system more than a week ago and caused the floors to flood. Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Facilities Tony Vecchione said replacement is likely to begin this week on the […]

Second City lights up Lisner

GW students watched as a doctor, his patient and his patient’s husband sat on the Lisner Auditorium stage, which was temporarily converted into a doctor’s office. “I’m afraid I’ve found a lump in your breast,” the doctor informed his patient as a hush fell over the crowd. After seconds of contemplation, the patient’s husband rose […]

Men’s soccer earns first win

The GW men’s soccer team recorded its first victory of the season on Saturday, defeating Radford University, 4-2. In their first home game, the Colonials had support from a crowd of about 200 people at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex. GW Head Coach George Lidster said the game was a building block for his young […]

Powell returns to campus

U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said rebuilding Iraq and Afghanistan and peacefully resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict top the Bush administration’s agenda in a foreign policy speech at Lisner Auditorium Friday. In an address that lasted about an hour, Powell touched on a number of foreign policy issues, including military involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan […]

Around Campus

Bomb scare closes International House University Police prevented students from leaving International House Sunday morning for two hours after being notified by the U.S. Secret Service about a “suspicious” package in the State Department. At 10 a.m., Metropolitan Police cordoned off 22nd Street between G Street and Virginia Avenue after they were advised that a […]

What a steal! Innovative ways to save money

We’re not all Jersey princesses and kings of New England here at GW. Some students are genuinely poor- always worried about money, always a dollar short. But even if you can’t afford to live your roommate’s cushy lifestyle, you can still give yourself a leg up if you’re willing to work for it. There are […]

Campus Calendar

Monday University Club ribbon-cutting 11 a.m. University Club; 1918 F St. NW Prolific Art Galleries poster sale 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Marvin Center 3rd Floor Terrace The GW Review information session 8 p.m. Marvin Center room 431 South Asian Society first general body meeting 8 to 10 p.m. Marvin Center room 405 Circle K […]

Smell my purple pepper!

Eastern Market 7th and Pennsylvania avenues Sat., Sept. 6 9 a.m. The air outside is brisk, and as I step out into the sunlight I can already tell that it will be a beautiful day. Perfect weather, in fact, for shopping at an open-air market. I make the short trek from JBKO to the Foggy […]

Greek housing receives blessing

A ceremonial ribbon-cutting for Townhouse Row Thursday was symbolic of an anticipated expansion in Greek-letter life on campus, administrators and student leaders said. About 50 students, faculty and staff gathered for the ceremony outside the complex, which University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg called a “15-year dream.” “I suspect this expansion will contribute to the growth […]